Tuesday , 19 November 2019

Daily SITREP: Army Cleans Up, Marines Take Leap of Faith & More

originalTransect lanes were laid out during an investigation of unexploded ordnance in 2003 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, a World War II training site. The U.S. Forest Service now manages the land, which is to be cleaned up by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under the Formerly Used Defense Sites Program. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your Daily SITREP for Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016.

    • Army teams are tackling the cleanup of thousands of former defense sites nationwide. Some of the properties still have life-safety hazards from their use in training, gunnery practice and testing new weapons.
    • Six things to know about the Navy’s Credentialing Opportunities On-Line program, “Navy COOL.”
    • The groundbreaking ceremony was held for a new 16.5-megawatt solar energy project that will be the largest military solar installation in the Northeast.
    • Take a leap of faith with Marines from 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit during parachute operations at Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Check out their video.

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