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26 July 2007 Military News

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  • Airborne Laser Demonstrates Full Weapon System Engagement Sequence in Flight Missile Defense Agency 26 Jul 2007 -- Lieutenant General Henry "Trey" Obering, Missile Defense Agency director, announced today that the Airborne Laser (ABL) program has accomplished another historic "first" on July 24, 2007 by propagating its Beacon Illuminator Laser (BILL) and using the return to compensate for atmospheric disturbances.
  • USS Pearl Harbor Arrives in Puerto Quetzal Navy NewsStand 26 Jul 2007 -- After a successful port visit in Panama, USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) arrived in Puerto Quetzal July 25, to perform a series of theater security cooperation (TSC) events in support of Partnership of the Americas (POA) 2007.
  • Comfort Arrives in El Salvador Navy NewsStand 26 Jul 2007 -- U.S. Navy Hospital Ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in El Salvador on July 25 to continue its four-month humanitarian deployment to Latin America and the Caribbean after caring for patients in Belize, Guatemala, Panama and Nicaragua.
  • Lincoln Leaves San Diego, Begins TSTA Navy NewsStand 26 Jul 2007 -- USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) wrapped up two weeks of training and certification with a scheduled port visit to Naval Air Station North Island July 22-24.
  • Boxer Back at Sea to Off-load Ammunition, Train New Sailors Navy NewsStand 26 Jul 2007 -- USS Boxer (LHD 4) returned July 19 from a one-week underway period off the coast of Southern California for the first time since returning from its nine-month deployment nearly six weeks ago.
  • PCU Bush Officers Drive the (Simulated) Ship Navy NewsStand 26 Jul 2007 -- Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) officers brushed up on their ship driving skills at the Marine Safety International (MSI) Navy Bridge Resource Management (BRM) course here July 16-18.
  • Transportation Airmen compete in Rodeo 2007 AFPN 26 Jul 2007 -- With engines blazing, the door slams onto the ground causing man and machine to make a mad dash toward a giant beast with its mouth open, growling, shaking and waiting to devour all in its path.
  • Elmendorf, coalition forces hone skills at Red Flag-Alaska AFPN 26 Jul 2007 -- Airmen from Japan, Mongolia, Spain, Thailand, Turkey and the United States are at Elmendorf Air Force Base honing their warfighting skills as they participate in Red Flag-Alaska July 12 through 27.
  • Iraq, Afghanistan Campaigns Have Kept U.S. Safe, Intelligence Official Says AFPS 26 Jul 2007 -- The U.S. offensive targeting overseas terrorists has helped to prevent more Sept. 11-type attacks on the homeland, the defense department's top intelligence official told legislators at a Capitol Hill hearing yesterday.
  • Military Study of Guantanamo Detainees Suggests Many Pose Danger VOA 26 Jul 2007 -- A published report says a new study shows the majority of terror suspects being held at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, pose a serious security threat to the United States.
  • Another train with Russian military hardware leaves Georgia base RIA Novosti 26 Jul 2007 -- A train carrying military equipment left a Russian base in Georgia early Thursday as part of a 2006 deal on the withdrawal of Russian bases from the ex-Soviet Caucasus state, a Russian military official said.
  • Russia offers NATO strategic missile defense partnership -official RIA Novosti 26 Jul 2007 -- Russia is offering to engage NATO in a strategic partnership to counter possible missile threats, a senior Foreign Ministry official said Thursday.
  • Press Gaggle by Tony Snow The White House 26 Jul 2007

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  • Analysis: Reading Oil's Tea Leaves cfr.org 26 Jul 2007 -- A recent study from the U.S. National Petroleum Council (NPC), led by former ExxonMobil chairman Lee Raymond, asserts global energy consumption will increase as much as 60 percent by 2030 but assures "the world is not running out of energy resources."
  • Libya-U.S. Relations Proceeding on Positive Trajectory Washington File 26 Jul 2007 -- Bilateral relations between Libya and the United States have improved to the point that the United States has appointed its first ambassador to Tripoli since 1972 and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice could become the first secretary of state to visit Libya since the Eisenhower administration.

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