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21 June 2005 Military News

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  • GUANTNAMO: 'NOTORIOUS PRISON' CAUSING 'IMMENSE DAMAGE' TO U.S. IMAGE US Dept. of State IIP, Foreign Media Reaction 21 Jun 2005
  • New Facility to Support WMD Response Capabilities AFPS 21 Jun 2005 -- First responders will soon have a state-of-the-art facility here to hone the skills they'll need to deal with weapons of mass destruction and other chemical, biological, nuclear and radiological incidents.
  • Maintainers keep 'Thunder' rolling AFPN 21 Jun 2005 -- With more than 47 aircraft from the United States, Japan and the United Kingdom converging on the flightline here for Cooperative Cope Thunder, the "Thunder Dome" is serving as the nerve center of maintenance activities vital to deployed units.
  • Officials release Albania accident report AFPN 21 Jun 2005 -- An accident investigation board found that a loss of situational awareness by the flight deck crew caused the March 31 crash of an Air Force MC-130H Combat Talon II in Albania.
  • USARPAC Visits EOD Group 1 Prototype Camp Navy NewsStand 21 Jun 2005 -- Commander, U.S. Army Pacific, Lt. Gen. John M. Brown III visited a prototype modular camp, June 19, being field tested by Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Group 1 during Exercise Talisman Saber '05 in Queensland, Australia.
  • Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet Visits Boxer During Talisman Saber Navy NewsStand 21 Jun 2005 -- Vice Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet and commander, Combined Task Force for Talisman Saber, visited USS Boxer (LHD 4) June 19 to tour the ship and observe amphibious operations.
  • Scientists Discover New Stealth Feature on H.L. Hunley Navy NewsStand 21 Jun 2005 -- Conservators of the Civil War submarine H. L. Hunley, working with the Naval Historical Center (NHC), discovered a previously unknown stealth feature called a deadlight while removing the concretion on one of the 10 glass ports, June 15.
  • White House Daily Briefing, June 21 Washington File 21 Jun 2005 -- Mrs. Bush's trip, John Bolton, Military recruitment, Vietnam, Africa, Social Security, Iran, Detainees, Highway bill, Israel, Energy, Lebanon, Burma, Drug trafficking
  • State Department Briefing, June 21 Washington File 21 Jun 2005 -- Vietnam, Iraq, Nomination of John Bolton/U.N. Reform, John Bolton's Current Role at the U.S. Department of State, Brussels, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Lebanon/Syria, Hong Kong

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  • US Calls Lebanese Political Killings Tragic and Disturbing VOA 21 Jun 2005 -- The United States has condemned Tuesday's killing of former Lebanese communist party leader George Hawi and urged a full and transparent investigation of the car-bomb slaying of the anti-Syrian politician. While not directly accusing Syria of the murder, the Bush administration said Damascus is contributing to an atmosphere of instability in Lebanon.
  • Car Bomb in Beirut Kills Former Communist Leader VOA 21 Jun 2005 -- A car bomb went off early Tuesday morning in a suburb of Beirut killing a well-known political figure, just two days after the conclusion of parliamentary elections in Lebanon.
  • EGYPT: US call for democracy meets mixed reaction IRIN 21 Jun 2005 -- US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s calls for free and fair elections in Egypt has drawn mixed reactions from pro-democracy movements and the Egyptian government.
  • Alcatel delivers the European satellite navigation system EGNOS to the European Space Agency (ESA) Thales 21 Jun 2005 -- Alcatel Space, a subsidiary of Alcatel (Paris: CGEP.PA and NYSE: ALA), achieved a key step for satellite navigation in Europe with the successful acceptance of the EGNOS system. This review marks the completion of the system's technical qualification, which represents more than 8 years of intensive work from a consortium of more than 40 companies lead by Alcatel Space.



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