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16 July 2007 Military News

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  • Detainee Transfer Announced 16 Jul 2007 -- The Department of Defense announced today the transfer of sixteen detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Saudi Arabia.
  • DoD Moves Forward With Next Steps For Spectrum Relocation 16 Jul 2007 -- The Department of Defense has established the Defense Spectrum Relocation Management Activity (DSRMA) within the Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) Defense Spectrum Organization to advance the President's Spectrum Policy Initiative goals of fostering economic growth and promoting national security.
  • CENTRIXS Provides Vital Communication Navy NewsStand 16 Jul 2007 -- A reliable system that allows combined forces to communicate through secure channels and share information in a tactical, real-time setting created enhanced interoperability between U.S. and Malaysian armed forces at this year's 13th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise which entered its third phase July 3.
  • Global Fleet Station Wraps-up First Dominican Republic Visit Navy NewsStand 16 Jul 2007 -- The pilot Global Fleet Station (GFS) completed its first visit to the Dominican Republic, July 6, aboard High Speed Vessel (HSV) 2 Swift.
  • Japanese forces arrive for Red Flag-Alaska AFPN 16 Jul 2007 -- Airmen from the Land of the Rising Sun arrived in the Land of the Midnight Sun July 11 in preparation for the Red Flag-Alaska air combat training exercise.
  • Vietnam to send observers to AMC Rodeo competition AFPN 16 Jul 2007 -- Air Force officials announced July 16 that Vietnam is scheduled to send observers to the international mobility forces' competition, the 2007 Air Mobility Command Rodeo.
  • Excercise tests Reserve C-130 unit's re-supply capabilities AFPN 16 Jul 2007 -- Airmen in the Air Force Reserve Command's 911th Airlift Wing here conducted Exercise Bold Effort July 14 to hone their transport and re-supply skills vital during a time of war.
  • Afghan military leader visits Randolph AFPN 16 Jul 2007 -- The top air boss for the Afghanistan military visited Randolph Air Force Base July 9 as part of a tour to see how the U.S. Air Force can be an example for his country's efforts in creating a proficient training model and establishing an independent air force.
  • Mitscher Transits the Panama Canal Navy NewsStand 16 Jul 2007 -- USS Mitscher (DDG-57) successfully completed a northbound Panama Canal transit early morning on July 12, marking the first trip through the historic canal for the 13-year old warship.
  • Poland, U.S. to discuss missile defense in Washington RIA Novosti 16 Jul 2007 -- Polish President Lech Kaczynski and U.S. President George W. Bush will discuss Monday plans to build a U.S. missile defense base in Poland, the White House press service said.
  • Russia: Analyst Says CFE Pullout Harms 'Trust And Transparency' RFE/RL 16 Jul 2007 -- Russia's July 14 announcement that it is suspending its participation in the Conventional Forces in Europe (CFE) treaty has been criticized in the United States and Europe.
  • Russia becoming 'unpredictable' - Polish defense minister RIA Novosti 16 Jul 2007 -- Russia, which has suspended the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE), is becoming an unpredictable country, the Polish defense minister said Monday.
  • Press Briefing by Tony Snow The White House 16 Jul 2007
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 16 Jul 2007

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