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02 June 2005 Military News

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  • DoD Changes Report Date for Recruiting Data AFPS 02 Jun 2005 -- Armed services recruiting information, including that of the reserve components, will now be made available to the public on the 10th day of each month, a Pentagon spokeswoman noted today.
  • Robots, Airmen defuse unexploded ordnance AFPN 02 Jun 2005 -- With the help of new, faster and more agile robots, explosive ordnance disposal Airmen here have an opportunity to keep their distance from bombs set to harm servicemembers off the base.
  • Air Force improving force protection AFPN 02 Jun 2005 -- Protecting military people or equipment is not a new thing in the Air Force, but the way it is being done is.
  • ARMY UPDATES DETAINEE OPERATIONS INFORMATION Army News Release 02 Jun 2005 -- The Army continued its effort to keep the public informed concerning detainee operations by releasing documents today pursuant to a Freedom of Information (FOIA) litigation with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
  • Experts say training transformation prepares Army to work in joint environment Army News 02 Jun 2005 -- Soldiers will continue to train with members of other services as the Army works to transform its training and to improve its ability to work in a joint environment, Pentagon training experts said this week.
  • USS Mount Whitney, NATO's Joint Command Lisbon Wrap up Allied Action 05 Navy NewsStand 02 Jun 2005 -- USS Mount Whitney (LCC/JCC 20) and NATO's Joint Command (JC) Lisbon teamed up May 17-June 1 to complete Allied Action 05, a two-week exercise conducted to certify the duo for its NATO Response Force (NRF) rotation from July 2005 to July 2006, and to validate the innovative sea-based Combined Joint Task Force capability.
  • Blue Ridge Refueled by HMAS Success Navy NewsStand 02 Jun 2005 -- The U.S. 7th Fleet command ship, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), conducted a replenishment at sea (RAS) June 2 with the Australian Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment vessel, HMAS Success (AOR 304).
  • Big E Gasses up to Get Back to Sea Navy NewsStand 02 Jun 2005 -- USS Enterprise's (CVN 65) Air Department started the week by bringing aboard 500,000 gallons of jet fuel May 31-June 2.
  • Fitzgerald Participates in Shimoda Black Ship Festival Navy NewsStand 02 Jun 2005 -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) completed a successful port visit here May 20-22 after representing the U.S. Navy at the 66th Shimoda Black Ship Festival.
  • Specialized Maritime Boarding Team Prepares for Turnover Navy NewsStand 02 Jun 2005 -- U.S. Coast Guardsmen of Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) 404 and 406 at Patrol Boat Forces South West Asia began a two-week turnover with LEDET 402 and 107 June 1.
  • Navy Playing Critical Role at Special Missions Training Center Navy NewsStand 02 Jun 2005 -- The Navy turned a new page in its partnership with the Coast Guard and Marine Corps at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Special Missions Training Center (SMTC) April 12 at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
  • USS Ashland Sailors Ensure Ship's Protection in Persian Gulf Navy NewsStand 02 Jun 2005 -- Two Sailors aboard the Norfolk-based USS Ashland (LSD 48) ensure the ship's countermeasure washdown system is fully functional and ready for use as the ship conducts maritime security operations (MSO) in the Persian Gulf May 28.
  • All about amphib USMC News 02 Jun 2005 -- First Reconnaissance Battalion spent the day at the beach recently -- but it was hardly fun and games.
  • Marine Corps, Joint Forces Command host international war game USMC News 02 Jun 2005 -- Military officials from around the globe gathered in Potomac, Md., May 22-26, to conduct a seminar-style urban war game with coalition force representatives from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, France, Canada, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, and NATO.
  • Lessons Learned Web site established for info sharing USMC News 02 Jun 2005 -- The Marine Corps Center for Lessons Learned, a part of the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab here, has established a Web site dedicated to receiving and posting after action reports and using these reports to gather information that might save lives.

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  • Car Bomb Kills Anti-Syrian Journalist in Beirut VOA 02 Jun 2005 -- A car bomb killed a prominent Lebanese journalist in Beirut Thursday. Lebanese Prime Minister Nagib Mikati condemned the explosion, while anti-Syrian groups blamed remnants of the Syrian intelligence regime for the blast.

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