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05 April 2007 Military News

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  • Transcript: Defense DoD Special Briefing With Secretary Of Defense Robert M. Gates And General Peter Pace From the Pentagon Briefing Room, Arlington, VA 05 Apr 2007 -- Presenter: Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chariman Joint Chiefs Of Staff General Peter Pace
  • Senior leaders testify about Air Force space program AFPN 05 Apr 2007 -- Three senior leaders provided testimony on national security space activities before the House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee March 23.
  • Airpower role essential in Africa AFPN 05 Apr 2007 -- With a mission covering roughly two-thirds the span of the United States, airpower is a critical part of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, according to the Air Force's top officer in U.S. Central Command.
  • Competitors set for AMC Rodeo 2007 AFPN 05 Apr 2007 -- More than 55 U.S. and international teams are slated to participate in Air Mobility Command's Rodeo 2007 to be held July 22 through 28 at McChord Air Force Base, Wash.
  • Air Force begins environmental cleanup of Guam dumpsite AFPN 05 Apr 2007 -- The Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence at Brooks City-Base, Texas, is managing the project to clean up a 62-year-old dumpsite near Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
  • Weapons Airmen help pilots' firing accuracy AFPN 05 Apr 2007 -- Putting steel on target is the aim of warfighters, and making sure F-16 Fighting Falcon guns hit the bull's-eye every time is the mission of weapon loaders at Misawa Air Base.
  • Department Works to Improve Acquisition Process AFPS 05 Apr 2007 -- Defense Department officials work every day to ensure service requirements and resources are integrated, and to improve the overall acquisition process, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said here today.
  • Navy Cargo Handlers Report for Predeployment Training Navy NewsStand 05 Apr 2007 -- About 240 Navy cargo handlers reported for duty April 5 for four weeks of predeployment training with the Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group (NAVELSG) at Naval Weapons Station, Cheatham Annex in Williamsburg, Va.
  • GW Sailors Train Hard, Even in the Yards Navy NewsStand 05 Apr 2007 -- While USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) has been in dry dock at Norfolk Naval Shipyard since September 2006, the ship's crew is training hard with various damage control (DC) scenarios, including a general quarters (GQ) drill April 5.
  • USS Minneapolis-St. Paul Returns from Last Deployment Navy NewsStand 05 Apr 2007 -- The Los Angeles class fast-attack submarine USS Minneapolis-St. Paul (SSN 708) returned to Norfolk Naval Station on April 3 after her final six-month deployment before inactivation.
  • Canadian Army Deploys Aboard Nassau Navy NewsStand 05 Apr 2007 -- Nassau Sailors and Marines welcomed a pair of Canadian Army dentists from the Canadian Forces Dental Services when the ship left her homeport of Norfolk for Exercise Phoenix Express 2007 on
  • Sailors from Mesa Verde Set Sail With Nassau Navy NewsStand 05 Apr 2007 -- Sailors from the pre-commissioning crew of the amphibious transport dock ship Mesa Verde (LPD 19) got underway with USS Nassau (LHA 4) March 28 for a six-week deployment in support of Exercise Phoenix Express 2007.
  • French Sailors Embark U.S. Aircraft Carrier Navy NewsStand 05 Apr 2007 -- Two nuclear-powered aircraft carriers began cross-decking Sailors March 17 to understand how a foreign carrier operates while conducting combat mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF).
  • Haebler Relieves Fahs as Commanding Officer Navy NewsStand 05 Apr 2007 -- Cmdr. Paul Haebler relieved Cmdr. Jon Fahs Jr. as commanding officer of USS Alaska (SSBN 732) in a ceremony at Navy Medicine East and Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Va., April 1.
  • Submarine Squadron 11 Holds Change of Command Navy NewsStand 05 Apr 2007 -- Capt. Paul Jaenichen relieved Capt. Michael McLaughlin as commander Submarine Squadron 11 and Submarine Forces U.S. Pacific Fleet Representative West Coast on April 3 during a pierside ceremony held aboard the Los Angeles class-submarine USS Jefferson City (SSN 759).
  • Press Gaggle by Gordon Johndroe The White House 05 Apr 2007
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 05 Apr 2007

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