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04 September 2007 Military News

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  • Air Force medical group saves thousands with AFSO 21 AFPN 04 Sep 2007 -- Members of the Fairchild Air Force Base medical group saved more than $75,000 in emergency room visit costs over the past year through a just-do-it initiative, a program associated with Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st century.
  • New global logistics unit to be headquartered at Scott AFPN 04 Sep 2007 -- Air Force Materiel Command officials announced Aug. 30 that the Global Logistics Support Center headquarters will be located at Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
  • Defense Department Responds to Cyber Threats, Official Says AFPS 04 Sep 2007 -- The Defense Department receives many attempted cyber attacks each day and has measures in place to aggressively respond to and deter these attacks, a department spokesman said today.
  • Coalition Exercise Focused on Improving Combat Identification Army News 04 Sep 2007 -- U.S. Joint Forces Command's Joint Fires Integration and Interoperability Team will deploy with an eight-nation coalition to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and the National Training Center at Fort Irwin Calif., Sept. 7-19 to assess technologies designed to reduce friendly fire incidents and enhance combat effectiveness.
  • First Strike Ration Heading to Warfighters Army News 04 Sep 2007 -- A new compact, eat-on-the-move assault ration is well on its way to warfighters' hands.
  • Wasp Serves as Floating Command Center for FA PANAMAX 2007 Navy NewsStand 04 Sep 2007 -- Multinational naval and civil officers have joined forces at sea with the U.S. Navy aboard USS Wasp (LHD 1) to strengthen cooperation among dozens of foreign vessels sailing near the Panama Canal in Exercise Fuerzas Alidas (FA) PANAMAX 2007, off the coast of Panama in the Caribbean.
  • Comfort's Mission Connected with Technology Navy NewsStand 04 Sep 2007 -- Electronic communications are crucial for the crew members aboard hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), and would be impossible without e-mail, satellites, shared drives and the information technology team, which has kept the ship wired for success during the past two-and-a-half months.
  • Pacific Northwest Welcomes Back USS John C. Stennis Navy NewsStand 04 Sep 2007 -- USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) returned to its homeport at Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton, Aug. 31.
  • American, Brunnei Sailors Conduct Joint Operations Navy NewsStand 04 Sep 2007 -- More than 240 Sailors aboard USS Jarrett (FFG 33) teamed up with Royal Brunei Navy personnel off the coast of Brunei Aug. 9 to conduct joint exercises as part of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2007.
  • Floating Hospital Helps Hundreds in Haiti Navy NewsStand 04 Sep 2007 -- Joint service and non-governmental volunteers attached to Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) provided humanitarian medical assistance to hundreds of patients in Port-au-Prince on Sept. 3.
  • President Bush Visits Diego Garcia Navy NewsStand 04 Sep 2007 -- After spending most of Labor Day with U.S. troops serving in Iraq, President George W. Bush made a very brief morning visit Sept. 4 to one of the U.S. Navy's most remote duty stations in the world: the U.S. Navy Support Facility (NSF) on the island of Diego Garcia, in British Indian Ocean Territory.
  • China denies hacking Pentagon computers RIA Novosti 04 Sep 2007 -- The Chinese government has officially denied U.S. accusations that it hacked the Pentagon's computer systems in June, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Tuesday.
  • Bush, Putin to discuss U.S. missile plans at Sydney APEC summit RIA Novosti 04 Sep 2007 -- George W. Bush and Vladimir Putin are to discuss U.S. plans for anti-missile technology in Europe at an September 8-9 Asia-Pacific leaders' summit in Sydney, a Russian presidential aide said Tuesday.
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 04 Sep 2007

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  • Analysis: September's Battle Lines cfr.org 04 Sep 2007 -- Congressional chambers will echo with talk of Iraq (The Hill) as lawmakers return from recess this week, but Congress' agenda is likely to be crowded with other tough foreign policy issues as well
  • US Rejects Burmese Constitution Process as 'Total Sham' VOA 04 Sep 2007 -- The United States Tuesday dismissed as a "total sham" the outline for a new Burmese constitution produced by a national convention assembled by the country's military government
  • Bush Arrives in Sydney for APEC Summit VOA 04 Sep 2007 -- President Bush has arrived in Australia to attend the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit



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