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10 July 2004 Military News

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Current Operations

  • IRAQ / WRAP VOA 10 Jul 2004 -- There are conflicting reports about the fate of a Filipino truck driver held hostage in Iraq. Philippines President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said in Manila he was being taken to a hotel. But there was no immediate confirmation of his release, and no word from Iraq. But the Iraqi foreign minister said Saturday he is doing all he can to secure the release of hostages in Iraq. Meanwhile, coalition forces battled insurgents in the so-called Sunni triangle, and a gas pipeline was attacked Saturday in northern Iraq.
  • Three Iraqis Killed, Gas Pipeline Sabotaged RFE/RL 10 Jul 2004 -- The U.S. military in Iraq says Marines clashed today with insurgents in the city of Al-Ramadi, west of Baghdad, killing two of the attackers.
  • 3 Killed in Iraq Violence VOA News 10 Jul 2004 -- At least two Iraqis were killed and six others were wounded Saturday, during clashes between U.S. Marines and Iraqi insurgents in the restive town of Ramadi, west of Baghdad.

Defense Policy / Programs

  • Reagan Makes Foreign Port Visit to Callao, Peru Navy Newsstand 10 Jul 2004 -- USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) crew members arrived in Callao, Peru, July 9, for a four-day visit. This is the third port visit during the ship's transit to its new homeport in San Diego.
  • Ronald Reagan Strike Group Fosters Relations with Peru Through SIFOREX Navy Newsstand 10 Jul 2004 -- USS Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) completed Silent Forces Exercises (SIFOREX), July 5, after four days of Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) tactics with the Peruvian Navy.

    Defense Industry

    Other Conflicts

    • SUDAN/CHAD/DARFUR VOA 10 Jul 2004 -- The presidents of Sudan and Chad met Saturday in the Darfur region of western Sudan to discuss the humanitarian crisis in the area and security along the border between the two countries.
    • Violence Continues in South Ossetia VOA News 10 Jul 2004 -- Violence continues in South Ossetia Saturday, as Russia calls for a meeting in Moscow to ease tensions over the breakaway region.

    News Reports



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