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22 November 2005 Military News

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  • Army updates detainee operations information Nov. 22 Army News Release 22 Nov 2005 -- The Army continued its effort to keep the public informed concerning detainee operations by releasing 3,500 pages of documents today, Nov. 22, as part of ongoing Freedom of Information Act litigation with the American Civil Liberties Union.
  • Team tests Joint Strike Fighter's survivability AFPN 22 Nov 2005 -- Members of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force here are testing the chemical and biological survivability of the future jet.
  • Air Force releases F-16 accident report AFPN 22 Nov 2005 -- A fuel leak and fire caused an F-16 Fighting Falcon landing at Lamar Airport, Colo., June 28 to leave the runway and crash, the Air Force announced today.
  • Senior Military, Civilian Leaders Discuss QDR Topics AFPS 22 Nov 2005 -- Senior military and civilian leaders discussed a number of topics that will be addressed in the 2005 Quadrennial Defense Review during a Nov. 21 Pentagon meeting, a senior Defense Department official said here today.
  • Schoomaker: Army must fight in 4 quadrants Army News 22 Nov 2005 -- Stressing leadership as the cornerstone of a relevant and ready force, the Army's senior Soldier spoke at the Hughston Orthopedic Hospital Nov. 18 in Columbus, Ga.
  • AIMD Norfolk Completes Move to Consolidated Building Navy NewsStand 22 Nov 2005 -- Naval Station Norfolk's Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) formally opened its new building with a ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 18.
  • Presidential Test Helo Arrives at Patuxent River Navy NewsStand 22 Nov 2005 -- The first VH-71 Presidential Helicopter test vehicle began undergoing familiarization training here for pilots and maintainers in November.
  • ANNUALEX '05 Comes to a Successful Conclusion Navy NewsStand 22 Nov 2005 -- The USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Carrier Strike Group concluded the main event of its fall under way period Nov. 18 as Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX) 2005, a joint exercise between the U.S. Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), came to a close.
  • Royal Maces Achieve Safety Milestone Navy NewsStand 22 Nov 2005 -- The Sailors and pilots of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27 celebrated their 80,000th Class 'A' mishap-free flight hour Nov. 9, while deployed aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63).
  • USS Blue Ridge Celebrates 35 Years of Honorable Naval Service Navy NewsStand 22 Nov 2005 -- USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) celebrated its 35th birthday Nov. 14 with a cake-cutting ceremony and a special meal of steak and lobster on the mess decks.

  • US to Resume Sales of Lethal Weapons to Indonesia VOA 22 Nov 2005 -- The United States has decided to resume the sale of lethal military hardware to Indonesia.

  • Australian Prime Minister Praises Pakistan's Anti-Terrorism Efforts VOA 22 Nov 2005 -- Australian Prime Minister John Howard is in Pakistan on a three-day visit aimed at strengthening ties between the two countries

  • State Department Briefing, November 22 Washington File 22 Nov 2005 -- Secretary's Meeting with U.S. Governors Traveling to the Middle East, Egypt/Iraq, Iraq, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Israel/Palestinians, Macedonia/Kosovo, European Union, Iran

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  • Syria Seeks Deal with Hariri Assassination Probe VOA 22 Nov 2005 -- Syria has asked U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan to broker a cooperation agreement between Damascus and investigators probing the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri
  • Syria Must Stop Stalling Hariri Probe, Ambassador Bolton Says Washington File 22 Nov 2005 -- Syria must stop "delaying and obstructing" the work of the international commission investigating the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri, U.S. Ambassador John Bolton said November 22.



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