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13 February 2011 Military News

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  • USS Ronald Reagan Strike Group Underway for Exercise, Deployment NNS 13 Feb 2011 -- The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) departed San Diego Feb. 2 for a training exercise and scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific and U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
  • USS Ronald Reagan Celebrates Namesake's 100th Birthday NNS 13 Feb 2011 -- Sailors and Marines aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) celebrated what would have been President Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday Feb. 6 while underway for a joint task force excersise.
  • SECNAV Visits Naval Special Warfare Command NNS 13 Feb 2011 -- The secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) visited Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Command, Feb. 11, for the first time since taking office in June 2009.
  • Thai forces, 31st MEU conduct raid from air USMC News 13 Feb 2011 -- The Marines hymn describes the Marine Corps ability to “fight our countries battles in the air on land and sea.” The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, has been training to ensure the Marine Corps retains the ability to do just that.
  • Army Reserve Gears Up For Mass Attack Army News 13 Feb 2011 -- Army Reserve Soldiers flooded into the Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center to participate in Vibrant Response.
  • Israeli government appoints new army chief RIA Novosti 13 Feb 2011 -- The Israeli government on Sunday approved Maj.- Gen. Benny Gantz the Israel Defense Forces' 20th chief of General Staff.
  • Israel Gets New Military Chief VOA 13 Feb 2011 -- The Israeli cabinet on Sunday approved the appointment of a new armed forces chief at a time when Israel is forced to deal with political uncertainty in the Middle East.

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  • HMS Queen Elizabeth Steps Out Into The Lime Light BAE Systems 13 Feb 2011 -- Construction of the first of the two new aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy, HMS Queen Elizabeth, took a huge step forward today as workers at BAE Systems' Govan yard moved two giant sections of the hull together for the first time.

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