01 July 2007 Military News
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- DoD Identifies Army Casualties
- June 30 airpower summary: F-16s provide close air support AFPN 01 Jul 2007 -- Coalition airpower supported Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations June 30, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here.
- Phantom Thunder, Related Operations Continue in Iraq AFPS 01 Jul 2007 -- Operation Phantom Thunder and other offensive military operations in Iraq continue to turn up terrorist leaders, enemy fighters and weapons intended for use against Iraqi and coalition forces and Iraqi citizens, military officials reported.
- Taliban Continue Human Shield Tactics in Afghanistan AFPS 01 Jul 2007 -- Taliban terrorists continue to use innocent civilians as shields, NATO officials in Afghanistan said today.
- At Least 45 Civilians, 62 Taleban Killed by NATO, US-led Air Strikes in Afghanistan VOA 01 Jul 2007 -- Afghan officials say an investigation into NATO and U.S.-led air strikes in southern Afghanistan shows that 62 Taleban and 45 civilians have been killed.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Lincoln Completes Final Fast Cruise, Begins Sea Trials Navy NewsStand 01 Jul 2007 -- USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) spent the final days of its nine-month stay in Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton completing its official "fast cruise" June 23-25, in preparation for the ship's long-awaited departure and return to sea June 26.
- Bear Aces Dealt a New Hand Navy NewsStand 01 Jul 2007 -- Cmdr. Scott Gray relieved Cmdr. Kenneth W. Caraveo as the commanding officer of the "Bear Aces" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 124 during a change of command ceremony June 28 at Naval Station Norfolk.
- Second Phase of CARAT Ends in Thailand Navy NewsStand 01 Jul 2007 -- The second phase of the 13th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise series came to a close June 27 during a ceremony at the Royal Thai Navy's (RTN) Lam Tien Naval Base.
- Israeli PM Vows Crackdown on Palestinian Militants Will Continue VOA 01 Jul 2007 -- Israel has vowed to push forward with a crackdown on Palestinian militants, following a wave of deadly Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip
- Bush, Putin To Meet Today To Try To Ease Tensions RFE/RL 01 Jul 2007 -- U.S. President George W. Bush and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, are due to gather today for a two-day summit at the Bush family compound in the northeastern state of Maine.
- U.S./Russia: Confrontation With The West Plays Well In Russia RFE/RL 01 Jul 2007 -- RFE/RL's Russian Service spoke with Russian political analyst Andrei Piontkovsky, a visiting fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington, about the July 1-2 summit between U.S. President George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
- Russia: Expert Says Bush Doesn't Want Legacy Of 'Losing' Russia RFE/RL 01 Jul 2007 -- U.S. President George W. Bush and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, are due to gather today for a two-day summit at the Bush family compound in Kennebunkport, Maine.
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