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06 July 2007 Military News

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  • 2/405th AFSB retrofitting Strykers for 2nd SCR Army News 06 Jul 2007 -- A combined team under the leadership of 2nd Battalion of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade is conducting Stryker vehicle retrofits on 314 vehicles for the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment.
  • Navy Changing IA Detailing Process Navy NewsStand 06 Jul 2007 -- The Deputy Chief of Naval Personnel addressed the Navy Counselor Association (NCA) at their annual symposium in Dallas, June 28, and discussed the Navy's plan to streamline individual augmentee (IA) assignments.
  • Phase Three of CARAT Gets Underway in Malaysia Navy NewsStand 06 Jul 2007 -- The 13th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2007 exercise series began its third phase July 3 with an opening ceremony at the Awana Kijal Hotel in Kemaman.
  • U.S. Must Keep Asian Nations Focused on Terror Threat, Official Says AFPS 06 Jul 2007 -- One of the biggest challenges facing the United States in Asia is keeping the region's leaders focused on the terrorist threat, a recently retired senior defense official told reporters here today.
  • U.S., Italian Military Leaders Meet AFPS 06 Jul 2007 -- The top U.S. military officer today thanked the Italian chief of the Defense Staff for Italy's firm support in the war on terrorism.
  • Scranton Returns From Deployment Navy NewsStand 06 Jul 2007 -- The Los Angeles-class nuclear powered fast-attack submarine USS Scranton (SSN 756), homeported in Norfolk, returned home from a scheduled six-month deployment July 3, to a red, white and blue welcome.
  • Tortuga Arrives in Sydney Navy NewsStand 06 Jul 2007 -- USS Tortuga (LSD 46), elements from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and embarked midshipmen arrived in Sydney July 5 for a scheduled port visit after completing Exercise Talisman Saber 2007 (TS07).
  • USS Rentz Returns to Birthplace Navy NewsStand 06 Jul 2007 -- The USS Rentz (FFG 46) made a historic port visit to its "birthplace" over the Fourth of July holiday.
  • U.S., Canada Team Up for Frontier Sentinel Navy NewsStand 06 Jul 2007 -- Approximately 3,000 personnel from U.S. and Canadian military forces and government civilian agencies participated in the training exercise, Frontier Sentinel 07-2, which focused on maritime homeland security June 24-27.
  • Local Officials, Military Leaders Discuss Emergency Response Navy NewsStand 06 Jul 2007 -- Military, federal and local officials came together for the 2007 Joint Preparedness Conference June 26 at the Westin Guam Resort and Spa in Tumon.
  • Comfort Arrives in Panama, Continues Mission Navy NewsStand 06 Jul 2007 -- After caring for nearly 25,000 patients in Belize and Guatemala, the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Coln, July 4, to continue it's four-month humanitarian assistance deployment.
  • Georgia to host NATO air exercise July 9-20 RIA Novosti 06 Jul 2007 -- Georgia will host a multinational military exercise under the Partnership for Peace Program (PPP) July 9-20, the Defense Ministry said Friday.
  • Japan stresses need for military reform, missile shield RIA Novosti 06 Jul 2007 -- Japan's Defense Ministry published Friday a document that prioritizes the broader use of the Japanese military in global peacekeeping operations and the creation of a national missile shield.
  • Japan Defense Report Stresses Peacekeeping, Regional Security VOA 06 Jul 2007 -- The Japanese government has released its annual defense report, underscoring a continuing transformation of its Self-Defense Forces into a modern, outward-looking military
  • China plans to build its first aircraft carrier - news agency RIA Novosti 06 Jul 2007 -- China is close to beginning construction of its first aircraft carrier to expand the operational and strategic capabilities of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), a Chinese news agency said Friday.
  • Press Gaggle by Tony Fratto The White House 06 Jul 2007
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 09 Jul 2007

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  • Fresh gunfire heard near besieged Red Mosque in Pakistan RIA Novosti 06 Jul 2007 -- Fresh gunfire and powerful explosions were heard last night from the direction of the radical Red Mosque, which has been besieged by government forces in the Pakistani capital Islamabad, but authorities said Friday an assault to capture it had not been launched.
  • Military Siege of Radical Pakistani Mosque Intensifies VOA 06 Jul 2007 -- The military siege of a radical mosque in the Pakistani capital has intensified, after the group's chief cleric says he would now rather die than surrender



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