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27 November 2006 Military News

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  • Essex 'Second to None' In Forward-Deployed Role Navy NewsStand 27 Nov 2006 -- USS Essex (LHD 2) wrapped up its annual fall patrol with embarked Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), as the ship completed its last set of taskings and training requirements Nov. 20, and now makes the transit to return to its forward-deployed home of Sasebo, Japan.
  • Truman Air Department Prepares for Underway Navy NewsStand 27 Nov 2006 -- During a 12-hour Fast Cruise Nov. 21, USS Harry S. Truman's (CVN 75) Air Department began preparing its crew to move out of Norfolk Naval Shipyard and get underway.
  • Vinson Moves Forward with Anchors, Chains Installation Navy NewsStand 27 Nov 2006 -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) put on some weight Nov. 20, when employees from the Northrop Grumman Newport News (NGNN) shipyard installed the first portions of the port-side anchor chain.
  • USS McInerney Continues a Successful Deployment Navy NewsStand 27 Nov 2006 -- USS McInerney (FFG 8) hosted an impressive delegation from the Colombian navy during a port visit to Cartagena Oct. 30.
  • Secretary of the Navy Visits Boxer Navy NewsStand 27 Nov 2006 -- Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Donald C. Winter visited USS Boxer (LHD 4) Nov. 24 to meet with Sailors and Marines conducting maritime security operations in U.S. 5th Fleet's area of responsibility (AOR).
  • SECNAV Visits USS Mason in Persian Gulf Navy NewsStand 27 Nov 2006 -- Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the Honorable Dr. Donald C. Winter, visited guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87), Nov. 25, during a holiday tour of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command's area of responsibility.
  • Marine Aviation Transforming to Support Warfighter AFPS 27 Nov 2006 -- The Marine Corps aviation component is transforming along with the total force while keeping its focus on its most important priority, supporting the Marines fighting on the ground, a senior Marine aviation officer said here last week.
  • NATO Leaders Promote Values, Focus on Afghanistan Washington File 27 Nov 2006 -- As NATO's 26 heads of state prepare to gather for their first summit in a former Soviet republic, leaders stressed that the alliance is based on common values and remains committed to stabilizing Afghanistan and promoting a democratic way of life.
  • NATO Chief Says 15 Allies and Sweden Plan To Buy C-17s Washington File 27 Nov 2006 -- NATO's secretary-general says 15 allies plus Sweden now plan to pool their money and buy at least three U.S.-built C-17 cargo planes that can transport troops or humanitarian supplies and also support U.N. and European Union missions.
  • Pakistan, Saudi Arabia launch joint military exercises IRNA 27 Nov 2006 -- Pakistan Army and Royal Saudi Land Forces (RSLF) on Monday launched Joint Military Exercise at Bahawalpur in eastern Punjab province, the military said.
  • Press Gaggle by Tony Snow and National Security Advisor Steve Hadley The White House 21 Nov 2006
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 27 Nov 2006

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  • U.S. Drafting Security Council Resolution on Burma Washington File 27 Nov 2006 -- The United States will be presenting a draft resolution on Burma to the United Nations Security Council, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton announced November 27 after hearing a report by a senior U.N. official on his recent visit to that Southeast Asian country.
  • Congo Supreme Court Certifies Kabila Victory VOA 27 Nov 2006 -- The Supreme Court in the Democratic Republic of Congo has certified the victory of incumbent President Joseph Kabila in October elections

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