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09 August 2005 Military News

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  • DoD Announces Edelman as the New Undersecretary of Defense for Policy 09 Aug 2005 -- The Department of Defense announced today that Eric Edelman has taken over the duties as the under secretary of defense for policy.
  • Rumsfeld Announces America Supports You Freedom Walk 10 Aug 2005 -- As part of the Department of Defense effort to commemorate Sept. 11, 2001, Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld today announced the first-ever "America Supports You Freedom Walk" to remember the victims of Sept. 11, 2001, to honor U.S. troops and veterans, and to highlight the value of freedom.
  • Battlelab turns ideas into innovation AFPN 09 Aug 2005 -- Anyone who has ever done business with the Air Force Information Warfare Battlelab here knows the people of that organization recognize a good idea when they see one.
  • Report: Stabilator failure caused F-15 crash AFPN 09 Aug 2005 -- The failure of one of an F-15 Eagle's horizontal stabilators caused its pilot to lose control of his aircraft and crash during a training mission March 25, an Air Combat Command Investigation Board report on Aug. 9.
  • Chemical Weapons Incineration Progressing in Alabama AFPS 09 Aug 2005 -- Local angst over the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility here has eased somewhat as the burning of some 2,254 tons of chemical agent proceeds safely.
  • Army Relieves General of His Command Army News Release 09 Aug 2005 -- On Aug. 8, the Chief of Staff of the Army directed the relief of Gen. Kevin P. Byrnes from his position as Commanding General, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command.
  • Army relieves Byrnes from TRADOC Army News 09 Aug 2005 -- Gen. Kevin P. Byrnes was relieved Aug. 8 from his position as commander of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.
  • Soldiers return from largest exercise in Romania Army News 09 Aug 2005 -- ROMEX 05 officially ended with a ceremony Aug. 2, completing the largest bi-lateral training exercise in Romania since the end of World War II.
  • Army medics train with patient simulators Army News 09 Aug 2005 -- Army medics are training for upcoming deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan with high-tech patient simulation technology.
  • JASEX '05 Demonstrates U.S. Commitment Navy NewsStand 09 Aug 2005 -- USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Carrier Strike Group began activities Aug. 7 in support of Joint Air and Sea Exercise (JASEX) 2005.

  • State Department Briefing, August 9 Washington File 10 Aug 2005 -- Iran, Non-Proliferation, Saudi Arabia, Guantanamo detainees, Israel/Palestinians, Mauritania, Cyprus

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