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25 June 2007 Military News

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  • Maintainers keep jets flying at Cope North AFPN 25 Jun 2007 -- Of the 346 sorties flown during Exercise Cope North 2007, not one would be possible without the work done by maintenance crews.
  • Carl Vinson Damage Control Division gets AFFF System Up and Running Navy NewsStand 25 Jun 2007 -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) damage control (DC) division began preparations to bring the aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) system back to operational status June 4, at Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard.
  • Comfort Opens Doors, Nearly 400 Treated Navy NewsStand 25 Jun 2007 -- Medical personnel from the U.S. Navy, Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Canadian forces and Project Hope assigned to the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) began screenings and treatments for nearly 400 patients at various sites in Belize on June 22.
  • Ike Receives the Battenberg Cup Navy NewsStand 25 Jun 2007 -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) received the prestigious Battenberg Cup in recognition of outstanding achievements over the course of the past year.
  • Helicopter Squadron Detachment First of its Kind Navy NewsStand 25 Jun 2007 -- Helicopter Squadron Combatant (HSC) 23 Det. 2, known as "Wildcards," embarked aboard USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10), is currently providing logistic support, underway replenishment, passenger, mail and cargo transfers and search and rescue support for ships conducting maritime operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.
  • Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 4 Goes Hi-Tech Navy NewsStand 25 Jun 2007 -- Since arriving at Royal Australian Air Force Base Darwin on May 13, members of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 have been preparing for Exercise Talisman Saber, a Joint Rapid Airfield Construction (JRAC) exercise conducted at a remote location in the outback of Australia's northern territory.
  • Navy Ships Key to Missile Test Success Navy NewsStand 25 Jun 2007 -- Two U.S. Navy warships, a Spanish frigate, and the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) mobile ground-based radar participated in a successful "hit to kill" intercept flight test conducted off the coast of Kauai on June 22.
  • U.S. Introduction of More Fighter Bombers into S. Korea Flailed KCNA 25 Jun 2007 -- The U.S. imperialist aggressors transferred 20 F-16 fighter bombers and more than 300 air force personnel from the air force base in Aviano, Italy and deployed them in their air force base in Kunsan, south Korea on June 19 in the wake of the announcement about the transfer made on June 14.
  • NATO chief says no quick fix to Russia's concerns over expansion RIA Novosti 25 Jun 2007 -- NATO's secretary general said Monday he did not expect a quick solution to Russia's concerns over the Western alliance's enlargement.
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 25 Jun 2007
  • Press Briefing by Dana Perino The White House 25 Jun 2007

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  • Black Sea Summit Sees Some Signs Of Reconciliation RFE/RL 25 Jun 2007 -- Representatives from 12 Black Sea states assembled in Istanbul, Turkey, today for the annual summit of the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), with increasing economic cooperation and trade at the top of the day's agenda.
  • Black Sea Talks Under Way In Istanbul RFE/RL 25 Jun 2007 -- A summit of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation is under way in Istanbul.

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