Thursday , 17 October 2019

The SITREP: Winter Skin Protection for Service Members, Air Force Celebration & More

Cold weather trainingU.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Grahm Langile, of 2nd Platoon, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, hikes to a designated training area in Burwash, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 13, 2015. Exercise Frozen Riley II was a multinational exercise between Canada and the United States military to promote interoperability and train for cold weather crisis response. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Issac Velasquez/ released)

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.

    • Education officials got an update on the importance of having the National Math and Science Initiative’s College Readiness Program available at military-connected schools.
    • This year, the Air Force celebrates its 70th birthday and the fourth oldest “continuously active duty flying field” in its inventory will celebrate its 100th.
    • New fitness standards for the Marines took effect Jan. 1. Find out the top 10 things you need to know about the updates.
    • Sun protection isn’t just for the summer months. Here’s how to protect yourself in cold temperatures.

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