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27 July 2007 Military News

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  • US Lawmakers Debate Guantanamo Detainee Rights VOA 27 Jul 2007 -- As discussion continues in the Democrat-controlled Congress over the detention facility at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, legislation is pending in both the House and the Senate regarding a key legal issue that has been the subject of emotional debate
  • Blended teams blaze new trail at Rodeo 2007 AFPN 27 Jul 2007 -- Just like the famous cowboys Jim Shoulders and Bill Picket changed the face of the rodeo, there's a new group of boots in town that are stirring things up.
  • USNS Comfort Arrives in El Salvador After Completing Nicaragua Visit AFPS 27 Jul 2007 -- USNS Comfort has arrived in El Salvador, the hospital ship's fifth port of call during a four-month humanitarian deployment to more than a dozen Latin American and Caribbean nations.
  • Essex Demonstrates Sustained Mission Readiness Navy NewsStand 27 Jul 2007 -- The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) successfully completed a three-day evaluation, Unit Level Training Assessment-Sustainment (ULTRA-S) July 22, while returning from the U.S and Australian-led Exercise Talisman Saber 2007.
  • "Typhoon Charlie" Strikes Diego Garcia Navy NewsStand 27 Jul 2007 -- Despite not being officially classified as a typhoon, a storm nicknamed "Typhoon Charlie" by the command's newspaper, "The Tropical Times", brought the island of Diego Garcia to a virtual standstill as trees uprooted fell onto roads and much of the island was flooded July 22.
  • Network Security: A Top Priority at NETWARCOM Navy NewsStand 27 Jul 2007 -- With predators out there looking for a weak link in military computer and communication networks, information security is more important than ever.
  • USS Albuquerque Furthers Partnerships with Visit to Trinidad and Tobago Navy NewsStand 27 Jul 2007 -- Fast-attack submarine USS Albuquerque (SSN 706) began a weeklong visit to Trinidad and Tobago on July 22 as part of a continuing U.S. naval presence within the Caribbean and Latin America.
  • Reserve wing will be first to host Guard associate AFPN 27 Jul 2007 -- The Air Force Reserve Command's 507th Air Refueling Wing begins a new partnership in August when members of the Oklahoma Air National Guard team up for the drill weekend.
  • Wing answers call for help for missing divers AFPN 27 Jul 2007 -- Airmen of the 920th Rescue Wing here answered the call for help in search of a missing diver off the coast of Port Canaveral, Fla., July 26, while earlier in the day rescue crews aided in the successful rescue of another diver.
  • Beale Global Hawk deploys for first time AFPN 27 Jul 2007 -- The 9th Reconnaissance Wing's RQ-4 Global Hawk program passed a significant milestone by completing its first operational Global Hawk deployment July 19 from Beale Air Force Base to Andersen AFB, Guam.
  • USS Carl Vinson Master-at-Arms Teach Force Protection Navy NewsStand 27 Jul 2007 -- Master-at-arms assigned to USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) security force facilitated a force protection training course July 9, in an effort to enhance watchstanding skills and security tactics of Sailors assigned to the force on temporarily assigned duty (TAD).
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 27 Jul 2007
  • Press Briefing by Tony Snow The White House 27 Jul 2007

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