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12 January 2007 Military News

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  • Navy Issues Stop Work Order for Littoral Combat Ship 3 Announced 12 Jan 2007 -- The Navy has issued a stop work order today to Lockheed Martin Corp. Maritime Systems & Sensors unit, Moorestown, N.J., for the construction of the third Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). This stop work order will take effect immediately and is for a period of 90 days.
  • Army announces Surface Deployment and Distribution Command change Army News Release 12 Jan 2007 -- The U.S. Army recently designated Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command as an Army service component command to the U.S. Transportation Command and as a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Materiel Command.
  • One Army Team Responds to Extension of Army National Guard Brigade Army News Release 12 Jan 2007 -- The Army National Guard -- with the full support of the Department of the Army at the Pentagon -- is rapidly organizing support for Soldiers' families and employers of the 1st Brigade, 34th Infantry Division, Minnesota Army National Guard, following the unit's recently deployment extension in Iraq
  • Minot AFB celebrates 50th anniversary AFPN 12 Jan 2007 -- Base officials here celebrated Jan. 10 Minot's 50th anniversary of becoming an official entity of the U.S. Air Force.
  • Red Flag ramps up, F-22 to make debut AFPN 12 Jan 2007 -- The first Red Flag exercise this year, dubbed "Colonial Flag," is scheduled to begin Jan. 16 at Nellis AFB, marking the 32nd year for Red Flag operations.
  • Airmen deploy to Andersen for AEF rotation AFPN 12 Jan 2007 -- Eighty-three Airmen from both Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., and MacDill AFB, Fla., deployed recently to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam to form the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron during a 120-day Air Expeditionary Force deployment cycle.
  • Department Builds on Stryker Experience to Support Extended Guard Unit AFPS 12 Jan 2007 -- Tapping into lessons learned after an active-duty unit in Alaska had its deployment in Iraq extended, the Defense Department is rushing assets to Minnesota to help families of deployed Guardsmen who learned yesterday of their extension, a senior defense official said today.
  • 2005 Health Related Behaviors Survey Released 12 Jan 2007 -- The Department of Defense today announced results of its 2005 Survey of Health Related Behaviors among Active Duty Military Personnel
  • Press Briefing by Tony Snow The White House 12 Jan 2007
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 12 Jan 2007

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  • China and Russia veto US/UK-backed Security Council draft resolution on Myanmar UN News Centre 12 Jan 2007 -- China and Russia today vetoed a draft resolution in the Security Council - the first use of multiple vetoes at the Council since 1989 - that had called on Myanmar to release all political prisoners, begin widespread dialogue and end its military attacks and human rights abuses against ethnic minorities.
  • Blair Says Britain Must Maintain Leadership Role RFE/RL 12 Jan 2007 -- British Prime Minister Tony Blair, in a major speech on defense and foreign policy, has said that Britain must continue to fight global terrorism using what he called "hard" and "soft" power.
  • Bangladesh Postpones Elections, Declares State of Emergency VOA 12 Jan 2007 -- Controversial parliamentary elections in Bangladesh have been postponed indefinitely by the president, who has also stepped aside as head of the caretaker administration and imposed a state of emergency



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