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21 August 2002 Military News

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Current Operations

  • Soldiers begin returning from SFOR-11 in Bosnia Army News Service 21 Aug 2002-- The first wave of soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division (Light) and U.S. Army, Hawaii returned home Aug. 16 from their peacekeeping mission in Bosnia.

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Defense Policy / Programs

  • BUSH - DEFENSE VOA 21 Aug 2002-- President Bush says he remains committed to a regime change in Iraq, saying Saddam Hussein continues to pose a threat to the world
  • Bush Discusses Future Needs of U.S. Military With Top Advisors Washington File 21 Aug 2002-- Iraq not discussed, but reporters ask him about it
  • Secretary Rumsfeld at Fort Hood Town Hall Meeting 21 Aug 2002-- Rumsfeld: I'm frequently asked to describe transformation, and I can say this. Transformation is not a single thing to be trotted out and looked at and inspected. Simply put, transformation is change. It's change in the way we fight, in the way we train, in the way we exercise, but especially, it's a change in the way we think and how we approach our jobs. Changes in doctrine, in training, in organization, in the way we develop leaders, and, most important, in the way all of the services work together.
  • First All-up AH-1Z, 2nd UH-1Y Make Initial Ground Runs Navy News Stand 21 Aug 2002-- The first all-up AH-1Z made its initial startup and ground run Saturday following remanufacturing from its original AH-1W configuration.
  • Enterprise Reaches Milestone at NNSY Navy News Stand 21 Aug 2002-- USS Enterprise (CVN 65) recently took another major step toward combat readiness while at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) in Portsmouth, Va.
  • MPS: Powerful addition to force in readiness Marine Corps News 21 Aug 2002-- The Marine Corps is often referred to as a force of readiness. However, all the best-trained Marines in the Corps would not be enough to fight a war if they did not have the gear - when and where they need it. That is where the maritime pre-positioning force, comes in
  • AF gets 60 new C-17s AFPN 21 Aug 2002-- The Air Force and Boeing Co. recently signed a $9.8 billion multiyear contract for 60 C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to be delivered to the Air Force through July 2008.
  • New radar keeps skies safe AFPN 21 Aug 2002-- A new radar is improving safety for aircraft landing at a forward-operating location supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • DOD SELECTS FOREIGN DEFENSE EQUIPMENT FOR TESTING 21 Aug 2002 -- The Department of Defense has selected five new start out-of-cycle projects to receive fiscal 2002 funding under the Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT) Program. Authorized by Congress since 1980, the FCT Program is administered by the director, strategic and tactical systems, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.

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