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10 December 2007 Military News

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  • DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for November 2007 10 Dec 2007 -- The Department of Defense announced today its recruiting and retention statistics for the active and Reserve components for the month of November.
  • Active, Reserve Components Meet November Recruiting Goals AFPS 10 Dec 2007 -- All military components met their recruiting goals in November, Defense Department officials said here yesterday.
  • NASSG Completes First Phase of COMPTUEX Navy NewsStand 10 Dec 2007 -- The Nassau Strike Group (NASSG) wrapped up the first phase of its Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX) on Dec. 7, allowing the strike group to begin preparations on the second, and final, phase of training.
  • NASSG Tests Medical Readiness During COMPTUEX Navy NewsStand 10 Dec 2007 -- As the Nassau Strike Group continues its Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX), the medical team from the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) and personnel from Fleet Surgical Team (FST) 2 participated in mass casualty drills Dec. 5-6 to better prepare themselves for real-life situations.
  • Tarawa Completes Military Element of Humanitarian Operations in Bangladesh Navy NewsStand 10 Dec 2007 -- The amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1), as well as elements of Amphibious Squadron 1 and the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC) completed the military support element of ongoing disaster relief operations in Bangladesh on Dec. 7.
  • NAVSTA Great Lakes Opens 'Green' Drill Hall on RTC Navy NewsStand 10 Dec 2007 -- Leaders from Naval Station Great Lakes, Recruit Training Command (RTC) and Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Midwest celebrated the official opening of a new, energy-efficient drill hall for recruits here Dec. 6 with a ceremonial ribbon cutting.
  • Tarawa's Medical Teams Give Aid To Residents Affected By Tropical Cyclone Sidr Navy NewsStand 10 Dec 2007 -- Two Tarawa Expeditionary Strike Group medical teams provided aid to over 300 Bangladesh residents Dec. 5 who are still recovering from Tropical Cyclone Sidr.
  • Western Hemisphere Leaders Address MDA Cooperation Navy NewsStand 10 Dec 2007 -- Key military and naval leaders from both North and South America gathered in Santiago, on Dec. 5-7, to discuss common hemispheric interests in the realm of maritime domain surveillance, information sharing, and cooperative decision making in the first Western Hemisphere Maritime Domain Awareness Workshop.
  • VAW-120 NFOs Earn Their Wings of Gold Navy NewsStand 10 Dec 2007 -- Eight members of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 120 received their coveted wings of gold during a ceremony held at Breezy Point Officer's Club on Naval Station Norfolk, Nov. 30.
  • CNO Holiday Message to the Fleet Navy NewsStand 10 Dec 2007 -- The Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead has released the following holiday message to the fleet
  • F-15s undergo extensive technical inspections AFPN 10 Dec 2007 -- Air Force maintainers are now performing methodical and time-intensive inspections on all F-15 Eagles, models A, B, C and D, in response to the Dec. 3 stand-down order.
  • Commander retires after 38 years of service AFPN 10 Dec 2007 -- With one last review of a formation of Ramstein's finest Airmen, and along with it, one last coin challenge, Gen. William T. Hobbins, commander of United States Air Forces in Europe, was retired at a ceremony here Dec. 10 after more than 38 years of service.
  • Military Officials Urge Accession to Law of Sea Treaty AFPS 10 Dec 2007 -- Ahead of an anticipated Senate vote to ratify the United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea, two military officials today encouraged the congressional chamber to accede to the treaty that will guarantee aspects of vital passage and overflight.
  • U.S. Soldiers Training with Russian Troops in 'Torgau' Army News 07 Dec 2007 -- U.S. and Russian soldiers are training together this week in an exercise named "Torgau" in remembrance of the place where the two armies first met in Germany during World War II.
  • Trends Must be Reversed to Stop Terrorist Recruiting Army News 07 Dec 2007 -- Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey said more than 1,100 terrorists groups are operating around the world and listed a number of global trends that need to be reversed if America is to prevail in conflicts of the 21st Century.
  • 3-D imaging research could aid military planning AFPN 10 Dec 2007 -- Air Force Office of Scientific Research-funded scientists are currently developing unique, updateable holographic 3-D displays that can be used in military applications.
  • Vandenberg officals successfully launch Delta II rocket AFPN 10 Dec 2007 -- Officals at Vandenberg Air Force Base successfully launched a Delta II rocket Dec. 8 at 6:31 p.m. The rocket took off from Space Launch Complex-2 carrying the Thales Alenia-Space COSMO-SkyMed 2 Satellite.
  • Russia's integrated radar network to be ready by 2010 RIA Novosti 10 Dec 2007 -- Russia will complete by 2010 the development of a dual-purpose integrated automated radar system, which will eventually become a global air and space surveillance network, a senior Air Force official said on Monday.
  • Press Briefing by Dana Perino The White House 10 Dec 2007

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