25 April 2004 Military News
- Task Force Baghdad Soldier Killed in IED Attack [CJTF-7 News Release] April 25, 2004
- IED Kills Four, Wounds 16 in Tikrit [CJTF-7 News Release] April 25, 2004
- Patrols to Begin in Fallujah; Weapon Stockpiles Endanger Najaf
25 Apr 2004 -- City representatives in Fallujah have agreed to allow joint patrols by Iraqi and U.S. forces to begin in the city April 28, senior coalition officials said during a news conference in Baghdad today.
- Iraq Blast Kills US Soldier, Wounds 3 Others VOA News 25 Apr 2004 -- A roadside bomb has killed a U.S. soldier and wounded three others in the Iraqi capital.
- HMH-465 Warhorses provide external lift Marine Corps News 25 Apr 2004-- The Iraqi sheep herders heard them coming long before they saw anything appear from behind the blind spot created by the glare of the morning sun.
- Marines return to Kharma battlefield, find town quiet Marine Corps News 25 Apr 2004-- Marines walked the grounds April 23, where two weeks before, they killed 100 enemy.
- Life heats up for combined anti-armor team Marine Corps News 25 Apr 2004-- Marines with 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment's Combined Anti-Armor Team knows that in combat, it's a lot of skill and a little bit of luck that makes success.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Training Air Wing 6 Commander Relieved Navy Newsstand 25 Apr 2004-- Rear Adm. George E. Mayer, Chief of Naval Air Training, has relieved Capt. Chaunce Mitchell, commander, Training Air Wing (TW) 6, of command due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command.
- ISRAEL/ARAFAT VOA 25 Apr 2004 -- Israel's deputy premier, Ehud Olmert, says there are no imminent plans to assassinate Yasser Arafat, despite Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's latest threats against the Palestinian president. Mr. Sharon's comments have drawn a sharp reaction from the U-S administration, which says Israel must not harm the Palestinian leader.
- ISRAEL/SHARON VOA 25 Apr 2004 -- Israel's prime minister, Ariel Sharon, has convened a top-level meeting of his supporters to map out a campaign strategy aimed at winning a referendum of his Likud party on his plan for disengagement from Palestinian areas. A week before the poll opinion surveys indicate he needs to win more backers to ensure victory.
- CYPRUS/VOTE AFTERMATH VOA 25 Apr 2004 -- Greek-Cypriot President Tasso Papadopoulos is rejecting international criticism of his government for opposing a U-N plan to reunify Cyprus. The plan was rejected by Greek-Cypriot voters Saturday.
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