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18 February 2007 Military News

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  • BHR Wins 2006 Battle "E" Navy NewsStand 18 Feb 2007 -- Sailors aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) BHR learned Feb. 17 their ship won the Battle Efficiency Award, or Battle E, for 2006.
  • Air Force supports NASA mission to study auroras AFPN 18 Feb 2007 -- Airmen from the 45th Space Wing supported the Feb. 17 launch of a Delta II booster carrying five NASA probes on a mission called "THEMIS," which will study auroral substorms, an avalanche of solar wind powered magnetic energy that intensifies the northern and southern lights.

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  • UN, African Union envoys meet with President of Sudan UN News Centre 18 Feb 2007 -- Wrapping up a visit to Sudan aimed at reviving the stalled peace process for the strife-torn Darfur region, envoys from the United Nations and the African Union held talks with the country's president, who indicated that he would support dialogue with different factions.
  • Olmert Says Israel, U.S. Could Shun Palestinian Unity Government RFE/RL 18 Feb 2007 -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert today said he and U.S. President George W. Bush agreed in a phone conversation to shun a Palestinian unity government unless it accepted international demands on policy toward Israel.

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