01 May 2004 Military News
- Task Force Olympia Soldier Dies of Wounds from April 30 Attack May 1, 2004
- Task Force Olympia Soldier Dies from Injuries Following IED Attack May 1, 2004
- Task Force Olympia Soldier dies from injuries following RPG attack (040501d Update)
- Two Sailors Killed May 1, 2004
- Two Marines Killed May 1, 2004
- Iraqi Force Begins Patrols in Fallujah VOA News 01 May 2004 -- A newly formed Iraqi security force has begun patrolling the restive city of Fallujah, one year after President Bush declared an end to major combat in Iraq.
- Dust abatement success for expeditionary airfields Marine Corps News 01 May 2004-- The solution of a disturbing and dangerous problem for pilots and aircrew flying in the talcum-powder dust of the Iraqi desert has been implemented into the expeditionary airfields plan for airfield improvements.
- MARINES OFFER MOSQUE REPAIRS, RADIOS TO Al ANBAR; MAKE MEDICAL ASSESSMENT VISIT CENTCOM Release 01 May 2004-- Marines in Ramadi met with the governor of the Al Anbar Province and 51 Imams at the government center to present an offer for Marines to assist in repairs and improvements to mosques.
- AFGHANISTAN TALEBAN PRISONERS VOA 01 May 2004 -- Former Taleban and al-Qaida fighters held at a prison in northern Afghanistan are reported to have gone on a hunger strike to demand their release.
- Serving CJTF-Haiti's medical needs Marine Corps News 01 May 2004-- The sun rises over the Combined Joint Task Force compound as bleary-eyed service members make their way to their work sections. One small unit musters by the camp's corner tents.
Defense Policy / Programs
- High-tech Training Team Joins Kitty Hawk Strike Group Navy Newsstand 01 May 2004-- Information technology (IT) training experts from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command's (SPAWAR) fleet support team (FST) joined the USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Strike Group April 27, while under way.
- Bethesda Takes New Approach to Treating OIF Wounded Navy Newsstand 01 May 2004-- Marines and Sailors wounded in battle and treated at the National Naval Medical Center can expect a comprehensive approach to health care.
- SUDAN / DARFUR VOA 01 May 2004 -- A United Nations humanitarian mission returning from the war-torn Darfur area of western Sudan has urged the Sudanese government to protect local people from the conflict and allow humanitarian aid to reach the region.
- ISRAEL/LIKUD VOA 01 May 2004 -- Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon says that a no vote by members of his Likud Party in a referendum on his controversial disengagement plan could bring down the government. Opinion polls show the majority of Likud members are prepared to vote against the controversial plan in a party referendum Sunday.
- E-U EXPANSION / FORMALITIES VOA 01 May 2004 -- The European Union has officially welcomed its 10 newest members at a simple flag-raising ceremony in Dublin. The E-U's biggest ever expansion includes former communist nations that were cut off from the European mainstream by the Cold War.
- E-U EXPANSION/FORMALITIES VOA 01 May 2004 -- Leaders of the newly enlarged European Union have gathered in Dublin to formally welcome the 10 new members from eastern and central Europe and the Mediterranean.
- E-U EXPANSION/CEREMONIALS VOA 01 May 2004 -- Celebrations are continuing in much of Europe to mark the historic moment in which 10 new countries joined the European Union. Poland made a grand entry with a ceremony of culture, remembrance, and fireworks.
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