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08 October 2005 Military News

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  • NATO exercise against chemical attacks IRNA 08 Oct 2005 -- The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and its partner countries will hold a five-day exercise dealing with the consequences of a terrorist attack with chemical weapons in Ukraine from Sunday, October 9.
  • 30th NCR (FWD) Relieves 30th NCR In Iraq Navy NewsStand 08 Oct 2005 -- Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Stephen T. Johnson II, Marine Expeditionary Force, (MEF) Forward (FWD) presided over the transfer of authority (TOA) between Capt. Michael Blount, 30th Naval Construction Regiment (NCR) and Capt. Paula C. Brown, 30th NCR (FWD) at a brief ceremony Sept. 12.
  • Essex Completes Productive SRA Navy NewsStand 08 Oct 2005 -- USS Essex (LHD 2) completed a Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) period Oct. 3 by performing sea trials off the coast of southern Japan.

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  • Hundreds Killed By Powerful South Asian Earthquake RFE/RL 08 Oct 2005 -- Hundreds of people are confirmed dead from a powerful earthquake that struck South Asia today, toppling buildings and setting off a series of aftershocks that continued as rescue efforts got under way in Pakistan, Afhanistan, and India.
  • Hundreds Dead in Powerful South Asian Earthquake VOA 08 Oct 2005 -- Massive relief efforts are underway in South Asia, after a powerful earthquake and massive aftershocks rocked the region Saturday morning



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