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07 March 2006 Military News

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  • Juneau Welcomes Army Aboard Navy NewsStand 07 Mar 2006 -- A special group of Army doctors, dentists and veterinarians boarded USS Juneau (LPD 10) and met a new type of operational environment Feb. 17-March 3, to accomplish a string of civil military operations (CMO) in Jolo, Republic of Philippines, as a part of Exercise Balikatan 2006.
  • USNS Impeccable Deploys Passive Sonar While Underway Navy NewsStand 07 Mar 2006 -- USNS Impeccable (T-AGOS 23), operating in the Pacific Ocean, deployed their passive sonar collecting undersea data during a February underway period.
  • Exercise Balikatan 2006 Comes to a Close Navy NewsStand 07 Mar 2006 -- Gen. Generoso S. Senga, Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff, and Brig. Gen. Daniel R. Casabar Jr., Exercise Balikatan 2006 co-exercise director, congratulated Philippine and U.S. forces March 5 on their success in adapting to a unique exercise during Exercise Balikatan closing ceremonies held at Clark Air Field’s Officer’s Club.
  • “Saberhawks” Out to Sea Navy NewsStand 07 Mar 2006 -- Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 47, the "Saberhawks," departed Naval Air Station North Island March 3 on a Western Pacific deployment in support of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9.
  • C-17 reaches milestone AFPN 07 Mar 2006 -- After only 15 years in commission, the C-17 Globemaster III fleet will reach its 1 millionth flying hour this month -- the equivalent of one aircraft flying every minute of every day for more than 114 years without stopping.
  • Air Force accepts delivery of its first combat configured CV-22 Osprey AFPN 07 Mar 2006 -- Aeronautical Systems Center's commander, Lt. Gen. John L. "Jack" Hudson, along with other Department of Defense leaders, was on hand to accept the keys from Bell Boeing for the first combat configured CV-22 Osprey during a ceremony March 1 at the Bell manufacturing facility in Amarillo, Texas.
  • Eagle Flag launches humanitarian relief missions for exercise AFPN 07 Mar 2006 -- More than 350 Airmen are testing their humanitarian mission support skills during the Air Mobility Warfare Center's Eagle Flag exercise.
  • Air Force Judge Advocate Corps streamlines operations AFPN 07 Mar 2006 -- The Air Force's Judge Advocate General's Corps has a plan to optimize their operations for the 21st century, and move out on Air Force Smart Operations 21.
  • War on Terror Victory Tops PACOM's Priorities AFPS 07 Mar 2006 -- Winning the war on terrorism is U.S. Pacific Command's highest priority, the command's leader told the Senate Armed Services Committee today.
  • DoD Cites Fairness in Top Court's Ruling on Campus Recruiting AFPS 07 Mar 2006 -- Yesterday's Supreme Court ruling that military recruiters must have as equal access as other organizations to meet with students on college and university campuses is a matter of fairness, a military official said here today.
  • SecArmy orders Army-wide business transformation Army News 07 Mar 2006 -- A deployment order went out Army-wide on March 6 to execute the business transformation principles of Lean Six Sigma throughout the force to free up resources for the operational Army and to more quickly provide equipment to the Soldier.
  • White House Briefing, March 7 Washington File 07 Mar 2006 -- President's schedule, Travel to Gulf Coast, Iran/Russian proposal, Dubai port deal, NSA surveillance program, Lebanon, Line-item veto legislation, South Dakota abortion measure, Voting in Crawford, Rebuilding New Orleans/levees
  • State Department Briefing, March 7 Washington File 07 Mar 2006 -- Zoellick travel to Europe, Russia, Iran, Bangladesh, North Korea, Iraq, Sudan, Palestinians, India

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  • Arroyo Firm as Opponents Begin Legal Challenge VOA 07 Mar 2006 -- Philippines President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has sent a warning to her opponents, saying she will not hesitate to use her emergency powers again to fight those trying to bring down her administration

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