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14 March 2007 Military News

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  • SUBLANT Statement Regarding USS San Juan and Missing Submarine Procedures Navy NewsStand 14 Mar 2007 -- During the early evening of March 13, units of the USS Enterprise Carrier Strike Group (CSG) received a series of indications that USS San Juan (SSN 751), a Los Angeles class submarine conducting pre-deployment training with the Enterprise CSG, was in distress.
  • WMD-CST Team Certified for Wyoming 14 Mar 2007 -- The Department of Defense notified Congress today that the Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team (WMD-CST) of the Wyoming National Guard is now certified.
  • Families, Friends Welcome Home Three ESG 5 Ships Navy NewsStand 14 Mar 2007 -- More than 1,000 Sailors reunited with family and friends March 13 when three Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG 5) ships were welcomed home after returning from a six-month deployment in the Persian Gulf.
  • Ingraham Sailors Return from JTFX Navy NewsStand 14 Mar 2007 -- USS Ingraham (FFG 61) returned to her homeport, here, March 6, after a three-week underway period for Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFX).
  • Reserves Offering Two-Year Deferment on Deployment Navy NewsStand 14 Mar 2007 -- The Navy Reserve is offering a two-year deferment from involuntary mobilization to Sailors who join the Reserve Component within six months after release from active duty.
  • New tower cab opens at Ramstein AFPN 14 Mar 2007 -- After two-and-a-half years of planning and construction, Ramstein Air Base's new tower cab is finally open for business.
  • Wing has long heritage of serving others AFPN 14 Mar 2007 -- The 59th Medical Wing is the Air Force's premier medical unit, located here in San Antonio.
  • General discusses options for growing USAFE mission AFPN 14 Mar 2007 -- As the Air Force evolves to meet and defeat future challenges, the Airmen of U.S. Air Forces in Europe are also expanding their mission toward the future.
  • 'In lieu of' Airmen learn Soldier skills at Fort Bragg AFPN 14 Mar 2007 -- Several hundred Airmen from varied skill sets are in the midst of three months of training at Fort Bragg, N.C., in preparation for a future deployment to Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Afghanistan.
  • First MQ-9 Reaper makes its home on Nevada flightline AFPN 14 Mar 2007 -- The MQ-1 Predator Unmanned Aerial Vehicle's younger, yet larger and stronger, brother, the MQ-9 Reaper arrived March 13 at its new home at Creech Air Force Base, Nev.
  • Independent Review Group Hosts First Public Meeting AFPS 14 Mar 2007 -- An independent review group charged by the defense secretary with identifying shortcomings and making recommendations for improvements in care for injured troops held its first public meeting at Walter Reed Army Medical Center yesterday.
  • Military Leaders Discuss Readiness at Capitol Hill Hearing AFPS 14 Mar 2007 -- The armed services' four vice chiefs of staff discussed challenges that affect military readiness at a U.S. House of Representatives' subcommittee hearing held here yesterday.
  • Test Center Focuses on Warfighters While Advancing Innovations AFPS 14 Mar 2007 -- As the Defense Department hurries to get the latest weapons systems and protective equipment to deployed troops, the Aberdeen Test Center here is operating at what its commander calls a "fast and furious rate" to ensure effectiveness and safety remain top priorities.
  • NMCB 1 Takes First Steps Toward Convoy Success Navy NewsStand 14 Mar 2007 -- U.S. Navy Seabees attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 completed a training exercise with the Raydan Virtual Combat Convoy Trainer at Camp Shelby, Miss., on March 6, to further develop their tactical skills for the upcoming deployment to Iraq.
  • Navy-chartered Ship Delivers Coalition Cargo Navy NewsStand 14 Mar 2007 -- A Military Sealift Command-chartered ship, MV Tor Futura, arrived in Szczecin, Poland, on March 9 to off-load nearly 20,000 square feet of Slovakian army cargo.
  • Pakistan for continued engagement with NATO: Kasuri IRNA 14 Mar 2007 -- Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri said on Wednesday that Pakistan looked forward to a continued and constructive engagement with NATO.
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 14 Mar 2007

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  • CryoSat-2: A Satellite on an Icy Mission EADS 14 Mar 2007 -- One of the greatest challenges to be met by man in the coming years is to understand and contain the global climate change. This also includes the investigation whether and to what extent the ice masses are changing at the Earth poles. This question shall be answered by Cryosat-2, a new research satellite which is being developed and built by Europe’s largest space company Astrium for the European space agency ESA.

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