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25 January 2007 Military News

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  • Life at Thule AFPN 25 Jan 2007 -- Landing on a snow-packed winter runway 700 miles north of the Arctic Circle can be a harrowing experience for anyone who journeys here.
  • Air Force proposes adding 23 F-15s, F-16s at Nellis AFPN 25 Jan 2007 -- The Air Force is proposing to base 23 additional F-15 Eagles and F-16 Fighting Falcons here and to add about 520 people as a result of changes mandated by the recent Base Realignment and Closure process.
  • Stennis Opens Fire While Testing Defenses Navy NewsStand 25 Jan 2007 -- Sailors from USS John C. Stennis' (CVN 74) Combat Systems Department performed a live fire exercise with the MK 15 close-in weapon system (CIWS) utilizing a towed drone unit (TDU), Jan. 22.
  • ACE Marines Arrive Aboard BHR Navy NewsStand 25 Jan 2007 -- Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 5's Aviation Combat Element (ACE) landed aircraft and loaded personnel and equipment on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) (BHR) Jan. 20.
  • Patriot Arrives in Yokosuka for TRAV, Trains Hard in Transit Navy NewsStand 25 Jan 2007 -- USS Patriot (MCM 7), along with its Sasebo, Japan-based avenger-class mine countermeasures counterpart USS Guardian (MCM 5), arrived in Yokosuka Jan. 19, to begin its training availability period (TRAV).
  • Moody Airmen test new, nonlethal method of repelling enemy AFPN 25 Jan 2007 -- Airmen of the 820th Security Forces Group here are currently evaluating a long-range, nonlethal weapon system that could eventually save lives in the war on terrorism.
  • New Technology Expands Air Force's Combat Capability AFPS 25 Jan 2007 -- A new system will allow airmen to identify possible enemy firing locations by tracking where shots are coming from.
  • RIVRON 1 Conducts Unit Level Training Exercise Navy NewsStand 25 Jan 2007 -- Riverine Squadron (RIVRON) 1 and other Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) forces completed a unit level training (ULT) exercise Jan. 16-24 at Fort Pickett.
  • RIVRON 1 Applies Special Skills During ULT Navy NewsStand 25 Jan 2007 -- Sailors attached to Riverine Squadron (RIVRON) 1 applied their cultural and language training within realistic combat scenarios during a unit level training (ULT) exercise at Fort Pickett, Va., Jan 22-24, thanks to the help of Strategic Operations (StratOps), a San Diego-based movie production company.
  • Essex Preps for Marine Embark Navy NewsStand 25 Jan 2007 -- The multi-mission amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) is preparing to embark Marine Corps personnel and equipment for the upcoming scheduled spring patrol.
  • USS Boxer Conducts Non-Lethal Defense Training Navy NewsStand 25 Jan 2007 -- USS Boxer's (LHD 4) Ship Self Defense Force (SSDF) conducted non-lethal self-defense training Jan. 18 while conducting maritime security operations (MSO) in the Persian Gulf.
  • US willing to install THAAD anti-missile system in Poland: report IRNA 25 Jan 2007 -- The United States is apparently ready to send its super modern anti-missile system -- dubbed the Theater High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) -- to Poland, provided Warsaw gives green light to the deployment of the anti-missile batteries on its soil, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper said Thursday.
  • U.S. Marines to assist Tajikistan in anti-terrorism training RIA Novosti 25 Jan 2007 -- The United States will instruct Tajikistan in anti-terrorism tactics during a joint training course at a military range near the capital of the Central Asian state from January 28 to March 9, the Tajik national security body said Thursday.
  • Kiev urges Moscow to obey court order on return of naval sites RIA Novosti 25 Jan 2007 -- Ukraine's government urged Moscow Thursday to obey a court ruling on the return of navigation facilities being used by the Russian Black Sea Fleet in the post-Soviet state's Crimean Peninsula.
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 25 Jan 2007
  • Press Gaggle by Tony Snow The White House 25 Jan 2007

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  • Rice Says Lebanese Aid Will Support Government's Reforms Washington File 25 Jan 2007 -- The Bush administration's assistance pledge to Lebanon, now totaling more than $1 billion, will be targeted toward security and economic assistance, and will support the Lebanese government's economic reform program, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said January 25.
  • Pro, Anti-Government Groups Clash in Beirut VOA 25 Jan 2007 -- At least two people have been killed and at least 20 others wounded at a Beirut university campus in clashes between opposition and government supporters

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