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04 October 2005 Military News

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  • Army Updates Detainee Operations Information Oct. 4 Army News Release 04 Oct 2005 -- The Army continued its effort to keep the public informed concerning detainee operations by releasing documents Oct. 4 pursuant to Freedom of Information Act litigation with the American Civil Liberties Union.
  • US Military Helps AU Peacekeepers Move Into Western Darfur VOA 04 Oct 2005 -- U.S. planes and troops have begun airlifting Rwandan peacekeepers into Sudan's western Darfur region.
  • U.S. delivering F-15s to South Korea Air Force AFPN 04 Oct 2005 -- The two newest F-15 Eagles off the Boeing production line in St. Louis are on their way to South Korea.
  • Security escorts eyes, ears for base security AFPN 04 Oct 2005 -- In fact, the 376th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron's security escorts are referred to as the frontline of defense and the eyes and ears of security forces here.
  • Special Panel to Identify Fixes for DoD's Acquisition Woes AFPS 04 Oct 2005 -- The U.S. military's weapons-development and acquisition programs are broken and need big fixes, a senior Defense Department official said here Oct 3.
  • U.S. Army to Provide Rosetta Stone Foreign Language Training Army News Release 04 Oct 2005 -- The U.S. Army will make foreign-language training available at no cost to all active Army, National Guard, Reservists and Department of Army civilian personnel worldwide through its Distributed Learning System's Army e-Learning, under the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems.
  • SecArmy opens AUSA with thoughts on future Army News 04 Oct 2005 -- Secretary of the Army Francis J. Harvey opened the annual meeting of the Association of the United States Army with a speech that touched on the service and sacrifice of American Soldiers and his thoughts on how the Army is transforming to meet the threats of the 21st century.
  • Communications Key to Exercise Malabar 2005 Navy NewsStand 04 Oct 2005 -- The U.S. and Indian navies are using the CENTRIX systems to bridge the gap of communications during Malabar '05, the annual, bilateral exercise currently being held in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Goa, India.
  • Navy Telecommunications Area Master Station in Europe Disestablished Navy NewsStand 04 Oct 2005 -- The Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station (NCTAMS), Europe Central (EURCENT) was disestablished Oct. 1 and redesignated as Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station (NCTS) Naples.
  • Tarawa Participates in Bright Star 2005 Navy NewsStand 04 Oct 2005 -- USS Tarawa (LHA 1), along with 16,000 boots on the ground, several ships at sea and the flags of 12 nations flying over Egypt, operated off the coast of Egypt for exercise Bright Star 2005 Sept. 10-Oct. 3.

  • State Department Briefing, October 4 Washington File 04 Oct 2005 -- Sudan, Department, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Turkey, Cyprus, Iraq, Russia, Iran, Croatia

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  • Is Arab Democracy Possible Without Islamists? VOA 04 Oct 2005 -- Until the September 11th terrorist attacks, a lack of political freedom in the Middle East generally provoked little international outcry.
  • EU Opens Membership Talks With Turkey, Croatia VOA 04 Oct 2005 -- The European Union has begun membership talks with Turkey, despite deep public skepticism in Europe that the bloc will ever manage to absorb the populous, overwhelmingly Muslim nation.



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