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11 May 2007 Military News

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  • Top Army Officer Addresses Bonuses, Stability Operations AFPS 11 May 2007 -- Army officials will continue to monitor manning and may offer bonuses to mid-level officers and noncommissioned officers if needed, the Army chief of staff said here today.
  • C-21 Accident Investigation Board completed AFPN 11 May 2007 -- Air Mobility Command released the results of its investigation into the Oct. 2, 2006, C-21A aircraft accident at Decatur Airport, Ill
  • Air support is crucial vein in ground force's lifeline AFPN 11 May 2007 -- Joint terminal attack controllers direct the action of combat aircraft to provide close-air support missions for U.S. ground forces in Iraq.
  • USAFE commander visits Spanish base AFPN 11 May 2007 -- The U. S. Air Forces in Europe commander met with Spanish airmen and commanders of the 712th Air Base Group and observed firsthand how the Spanish and U.S. work together May 11 at Moron Air Base.
  • Casey Says Army Must Be Prepared for 'Persistent Conflict' AFPS 11 May 2007 -- The U.S. military is involved in a "persistent conflict," and the Army must be prepared to handle the commitment, the Army chief of staff said today.
  • New Medical Recording System Tracks Inpatient Care Army News 11 May 2007 -- The U.S. Expeditionary Medical Facility Kuwait will become the first deployed hospital to gain total visibility of inpatient medical procedures completed on the battlefield this month.
  • Vice President Visits USS John C. Stennis Navy NewsStand 11 May 2007 -- Vice President Dick Cheney visited the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) while underway in the Persian Gulf to meet with more than 5,000 Sailors and Marines on May 11.
  • Jordanian Prince Visits Ike Navy NewsStand 11 May 2007 -- Jordanian Prince Feisal Bin Al-Hussein, lieutenant general and special assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Jordanian Armed Forces, visited Rear Adm. Allen Myers, Commander Carrier Strike Group 8, aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)(Ike) while transiting the Suez Canal on May 3.
  • Reservists Play Key Role in UNITAS Reconstruction Cell Navy NewsStand 11 May 2007 -- Nine Reservists embarked aboard USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) are chronicling the movements within the exercise so that leadership can better analyze lessons learned to benefit the ships from UNITAS 48-07 which are currently underway off the central Argentina coast.
  • NMCB 3 Receives New Commanding Officer Navy NewsStand 11 May 2007 -- Cmdr. Tony M. Edmonds relieved Cmdr. Scott K. Higgins as commanding officer of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 during a change of command ceremony held at Camp Shields, Okinawa, May 4.
  • Air Force's WC-130 Hercules crews hunt Atlantic coast hurricanes AFPN 11 May 2007 -- Although the 2007 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season officially starts June 1, Keesler Air Force Base's Hurricane Hunters got off to an early start.
  • Predators ready to aid Missouri flood victims AFPN 11 May 2007 -- MQ-1 Predators are on standby to launch and help with search, rescue and recovery efforts over the areas of Missouri devastated by floods.
  • US, Chinese Military Officers Sharply Disagree Over Anti-Satellite Issue VOA 11 May 2007 -- Senior U.S. and Chinese military commanders sharply disagreed Friday on the impact of China's anti-satellite weapon test in January
  • Poland to open talks with U.S. on shield Monday - FM RIA Novosti 11 May 2007 -- The Polish premier has signed a regulation Thursday night to open talks with the U.S. over the planned deployment of part of its missile shield in the country, the foreign minister told the parliament Friday.
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 11 May 2007
  • Press Gaggle by Scott Stanzel The White House 11 May 2007

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