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05 May 2005 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs

  • BRAC 2005: DoD Briefs Commissioners on Strategy Concerns AFPS 05 May 2005 -- Base realignment and closure commissioners heard about the strategic underpinnings of the Defense Department's approach during May 4 testimony.
  • BRAC 2005: Force Structure, Military Value at Heart of BRAC AFPS 05 May 2005 -- The U.S. military fighting the war on terrorism is far different from the military forces developed to confront the Soviet Union.
  • Carlisle War Game Contemplates 'What If' Factor AFPS 05 May 2005 -- Army Gen. George S. Patton is reputed to have said, "If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking."
  • Army releases findings in detainee-abuse investigations Army News Release 05 May 2005 -- Today, in a continuing effort to keep the public informed, the Army released a portion of findings from a series of exhaustive investigations into detainee and interrogation operations.
  • Army hands over Strykers to Air Force AFPN 05 May 2005 -- With a handshake and the roar of a jet engine at Fort Polk, La., an Eielson unit became the first in the Air Force to own the latest addition to the service's inventory - the Stryker armored vehicle.
  • Cope Thunder wraps in Alaska AFPN 05 May 2005 -- Cope Thunder participants used Eielson's 62,000 square miles of training airspace and met their objective: to fly, fight and win during Pacific Air Force's premier combat airpower exercise that ends May 6.
  • EOD Mobile Unit 6 Det. 10 Returns Home Navy NewsStand 05 May 2005 -- Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Mobile Unit 6 Det. 10 returned from deployment aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) to Naval Station Norfolk, Va., April 18.
  • Navy, UH Studying Dolphins to Improve Sonar Navy NewsStand 05 May 2005 -- Professionals and students from the University of Hawaii (UH) are currently studying dolphin hearing and echolocation - the use of sound waves to "see" - to help the Navy improve mining and sonar techniques and make the oceans safer for marine mammals.

  • White House Daily Briefing, May 5 Washington File 05 May 2005 -- Bush phones Chinese President Hu, Bush/Obasanjo meeting, Charles Taylor/extradition, Social Security/reform, North Korea, Sudan, Bolton/document requests, Al Qaeda/terrorist arrest, Treasury bonds, Palestinian Authority, National Day of Prayer, British elections, Russia/Palestinian Authority, Latvia, energy prices
  • State Department Briefing, May 5 Washington File 05 May 2005 -- Vietnam, Togo, Nigeria, Colombia, Department/naming of Human Rights Envoy, Bolton/nomination, Harvard Study/nuclear proliferation, Lebanon/Syria, Israel/Palestinian Authority, Tunisia, Brazil, Italy, Iran

Defense Industry

Other Conflicts

News Reports

  • U.N. Security Council Presses for Lebanese Elections Washington File 05 May 2005 -- The U.N. Security Council May 4 recognized the positive developments under way in Lebanon and urged all parties to move ahead with disarming militias and holding elections as scheduled.

  • Uzbekistan Pulls Out Of GUUAM RFE/RL 05 May 2005 -- The Uzbek government has informed Moldovan President Vladimir Voronin that the country is formally pulling out of GUUAM.

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