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07 November 2005 Military News

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  • Military Commission Charges Approved 07 Nov 2005 -- The Department of Defense announced today that charges were approved on five enemy combatants detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
  • Supreme Court to Consider Military Tribunals for US Terror Suspects VOA 07 Nov 2005 -- The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a legal challenge to the Bush administration's use of military tribunals to try foreign terror suspects.

  • Bush Says US Does Not Engage in Torture VOA 07 Nov 2005 -- President Bush has defended U.S. detention and interrogation methods in the war on terror.

  • SECAF: Aggressively pursuing joint missions may expand Air Force roles AFPN 07 Nov 2005 -- The Air Force has always participated in the joint fight, but may now seek to contribute even more.
  • C-130J Hercules undergoes new test AFPN 07 Nov 2005 -- As part of the second phase of the C-130J Hercules qualification test and evaluation, the aircraft will fly airdrop and formation-drop operations later this month.
  • Decisions Made Today Will Give Edge to Tomorrow's Force AFPS 07 Nov 2005 -- Decisions being made today about how troops are recruited, equipped, trained and stationed will have far-reaching implications during future operations, the Marine Corps commandant said here today.
  • VFA-86 Packs a Powerful Bite Aboard Enterprise Navy NewsStand 07 Nov 2005 -- The Sidewinders of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86, based out of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., deployed aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Oct. 26 in support of the carrier's Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA).
  • TRCSG Continues to Make Impact in Gulf Navy NewsStand 07 Nov 2005 -- The USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG), along with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8, has been deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Maritime Security Operations (MSO) for more than two months, and continues to make a positive impact on the Gulf region.
  • EODMU 8 Removes Inert RPG Remnant from Cruise Liner Navy NewsStand 07 Nov 2005 -- The U.S. Navy responded Nov. 7 to a request to dispose of suspected unexploded ordnance left over from a rocket propelled grenade (RPG) that struck the cruise liner Seabourn Spirit during a Nov. 5 attack by pirates near the coast of Somalia.
  • Lincoln Preparing for Critical January Inspection Navy NewsStand 07 Nov 2005 -- USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Sailors are getting a head start on the upcoming Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) scheduled for early January.
  • Truman Gives 'em Hell One Last Time Navy NewsStand 07 Nov 2005 -- USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) returned to Norfolk Nov. 6, following five days at sea offloading 1,800 tons of ammunition and ordnance to USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), USS Enterprise (CVN 65) and USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8).
  • VFA-211 Makes History Once Again On Board Big E Navy NewsStand 07 Nov 2005 -- The Checkmates of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 211 are making history once again with their return to USS Enterprise (CVN 65) this fall as the squadron last to deploy with the famed F-14A Tomcat and now the first East Coast squadron to fly the new F/A-18 Super Hornet.
  • Construction Begins for Submarine Escape Trainer Navy NewsStand 07 Nov 2005 -- Engineering Field Activity Northeast, Naval Submarine School and Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London marked the commencement of construction of a new Submarine Escape Trainer at groundbreaking ceremonies on SUBASE New London Nov. 2.

  • Indo-US joint military air exercise begins IRNA 07 Nov 2005 -- The six-day joint Indo-US military air exercise began this morning at Kalaikunda airforce station in West Midnapore district amidst protest demonstrations by Left Front activists.

  • State Department Briefing, November 7 Washington File 07 Nov 2005 -- Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Query on Washington Post article/Does not reflect the views of Secretary Rice/U.S. policy, U.S. promotion of democracy/openness and transparency in dealing with issues/War on terror, Western Hemisphere, Morocco/Western Sahara, France, India, Iran, China, North Korea, Zimbabwe, Somalia

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