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09 December 2005 Military News

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  • GTMO OSCE Representative Invitation 09 Dec 2005 -- The Department of Defense announced today the U.S. government's decision to extend an invitation to the Representative for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Anne-Marie Lizin to visit U.S. detention facilities at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Station in Cuba.

  • Air attachés end conference on regional issues AFPN 09 Dec 2005 -- The Latin American Air Attaché conference that brought together Airmen serving in 40 countries to discuss concerns including the global war on terrorism ended here today.
  • Redeploying RC leaders to train next rotations Army News 09 Dec 2005 -- Some National Guard and Army Reserve leaders coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan may be asked to stay on active duty to help train future rotations.
  • USS Salt Lake City Completes Last Transit, Breaks Through Polar Ice Navy NewsStand 09 Dec 2005 -- USS Salt Lake City (SSN 716) concluded a proud 21-year history of service by completing a "first-of-its-kind" mission during the ship's final underway, surfacing through the polar ice pack in the Arctic Ocean Nov. 17.
  • SurgeMain Pilot Program to Increase Fleet Response Capability Navy NewsStand 09 Dec 2005 -- The Navy's second SurgeMain team was officially established at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNS) Nov. 7, following the first at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) approximately six months ago.

  • Ukraine May Raise Rent On Russia's Black Sea Fleet RFE/RL 09 Dec 2005 -- A senior Ukrainian official says Kyiv may ask Russia to pay more to base its Black Sea fleet in the Crimean port of Sevastopol.

  • White House Briefing, December 9 Washington File 09 Dec 2005 -- President's schedule, Patriot Act, Iraq, White House/pandemic preparedness exercise, week ahead
  • State Department Briefing, December 9 Washington File 09 Dec 2005 -- International Human Rights Day Statement, Dialogue with International Committee of the Red Cross, Access to U.S. Detainee Facilities/Geneva Convention Requirements, Israel/Palestinians, Canada, Australia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Iraq, Venezuela

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  • Burma Rebuked for Lack of Democratic Reform VOA 09 Dec 2005 -- Southeast Asian foreign ministers have rebuked Burma's military government for lack of progress on democratic reform and the continued detention of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.



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