Tuesday , 19 November 2019

The SITREP: The Search for the Fallen Continues, Army Tests New Gear & More

1st Lt. Christopher Lillie, assistant jumpmaster with the 57th Sapper Company, 27th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade, wears the new Integrated Head Protection System (IHPS) helmet with mandible, while shouting commands to position the number one jumper in the door of a C-17 aircraft. (U.S. Army photo by Barry Fischer/U.S. Army Operational Test Command)

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Thursday, August 3, 2017.

  • Airborne soldiers played a vital part in providing feedback on the groundbreaking new Integrated Head Protection System (IHPS) during operational testing.
  • The ships of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) recently departed for Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), the final work-up phase prior to deployment scheduled later this year.
  • Marine drill instructor takes his responsibility to heart. Watch his story.
  • Military personnel with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency travel to various conflict regions throughout the world to locate and identify missing service members in order to bring them home and provide them a proper burial.

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