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11 March 2006 Military News

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  • Ending IED Threat Remains Top Priority, President Says AFPS 11 Mar 2006 -- Crude, homemade bombs hidden in cars or by the side of the road pose the biggest threat to U.S. servicemembers and the future of a free Iraq, President Bush said today in his weekly radio address.
  • GW Receives 250 Pallets of Ammo Navy NewsStand 11 Mar 2006 -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) took another step forward in combat readiness March 6 as the ship conducted an at-sea ammunition onload in more than a year. The onload is part of the ship’s preparations for the upcoming operations later this year.
  • USS Nashville Participate in 24th MEU TRUEx Navy NewsStand 11 Mar 2006 -- Twenty Sailors from the USS Nashville (LPD 13) made Marine pre-deployment training more true-to-life by participating in the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s (MEU) Training in an Urban Environment exercise (TRUEx) held aboard Norfolk Naval Station from Feb. 27 to March 12.
  • NAVELSG Port Group Charlie Returns from Kuwait Navy NewsStand 11 Mar 2006 -- About 150 Sailors from Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group (NAVELSG), Port Group Charlie returned to Naval Station Norfolk March 10 after completing their mission in Kuwait ahead of schedule.
  • Seabees Build Relationships in Sao Tome and Principe Navy NewsStand 11 Mar 2006 -- Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 7, homeported in Gulfport, Miss., and currently deployed aboard USS Emory S. Land (AS 39), disembarked March 10 for a community relations project on the small island nation of Sao Tome and Principe.
  • BHR Upgrades Chemical, Biological and Radiological Protection System Navy NewsStand 11 Mar 2006 -- During the Multipurpose Amphibious Assault Ship USS Bonhomme Richard’s (LHD 6) (BHR) $30 million Docked Planned Maintenance Availability that ended Feb. 22, the warship upgraded its Collective Protection System (CPS) and added four more chemical, biological and radioactive protected zones.
  • Force Protection Switch to Increase Security Navy NewsStand 11 Mar 2006 -- National Naval Medical Center changed its security to an all Defense Department force March 1.
  • Leaders Outline Force Structure Changes AFPS 11 Mar 2006 -- The U.S. faces a new enemy and must adopt a new operational approach that focuses on joint operations and irregular warfare, military leaders said here yesterday.
  • Commander: Northern Command Vigilant, Prepared AFPS 11 Mar 2006 -- The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks weren't the first attacks the U.S. has experienced, but officials at U.S. Northern Command are resolutely committed to making sure they are the last, the combatant commander said here yesterday.

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  • SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC FOUND DEAD IN HIS CELL AT THE DETENTION UNIT International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia 11 Mar 2006 -- Today, Saturday 11 March 2006, Slobodan Milosevic was found lifeless on his bed in his cell at the United Nations Detention Unit in Scheveningen.
  • Milosevic Is Dead RFE/RL 11 Mar 2006 -- The International War Crimes Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has confirmed that the former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has died in its detention center in The Hague.
  • Slobodan Milosevic Dies In His Cell RFE/RL 11 Mar 2006 -- Former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic, 64, died today in the UN war crimes tribunal's detention center in The Hague.
  • Death of Milosevic Welcomed and Mourned in Balkans VOA 11 Mar 2006 -- There were mixed reactions in regions that were ravaged by the Balkan wars of the 1990's to the death of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic.
  • Former Yugoslav President Milosevic Dies in His Cell VOA 11 Mar 2006 -- Slobodan Milosevic, for 13 years the dictatorial leader of Serbia and later Yugoslavia, and the person most directly associated with the brutal wars of Yugoslav secession, is dead.
  • STATEMENT BY THE ICTY PROSECUTOR International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia 11 Mar 2006 -- The death of Slobodan Milosevic, a few weeks before the completion of his trial, will prevent justice to be done in his case
  • Regret Dominates Reaction To Milosevic's Death RFE/RL 11 Mar 2006 -- Regret that former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic will never face judgment and regret for his victims dominate reactions to the death of a man widely seen as the architect of the wars in the Balkans in the 1990s.
  • Claims Of Poisoning Raise Stakes Of Milosevic Autopsy RFE/RL 11 Mar 2006 -- An autopsy has been ordered on former Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic, the so-called "butcher of the Balkans" being tried for war crimes, after he was found dead today in his prison cell. He was 64.
  • Milosevic Death a Blow to Victims and Tribunal VOA 11 Mar 2006 -- The death of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has sparked disappointment among world leaders and victims alike that he did not live to face justice on more than 60 charges of war
  • U.S. Reaffirms Support for Tribunal Following Milosevic's Death Washington File 11 Mar 2006 -- The United States, following the death of Slobodan Milosevic, reiterated its support for the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in connection with the atrocities committed in the Balkan conflicts of the 1990s in a March 11 State Department announcement.

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