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21 September 2007 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs

  • Pacific nations meet to enhance airpower cooperation AFPN 21 Sep 2007 -- Forty-three participants from 17 nations met here for four days of discussion and interaction Sept. 17 to 21during the Pacific Rim Airpower Symposium.
  • Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet Changes Command Navy NewsStand 21 Sep 2007 -- Vice Adm. John Stufflebeem, commander, U.S. 6th Fleet, turned over command to Vice Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr. in a ceremony at Naval Support Activity Capodichino in Naples on Sept. 21.
  • Blue Ridge Holds Safety Standdown Navy NewsStand 21 Sep 2007 -- As USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) enters its annual Ship's Restricted Availability (SRA) period, the command held a safety standdown Sept. 19.
  • Lassen Practices Mediterranean Mooring Evolution Navy NewsStand 21 Sep 2007 -- Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) practiced Mediterranean mooring (med mooring) Sept. 20 at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY).
  • Minesweepers Set for Fall Patrol Navy NewsStand 21 Sep 2007 -- USS Patriot (MCM 7) departed Sept. 20 for a seasonal patrol throughout the Pacific region.
  • Forward Operating Location Camalapa Visits School in El Salvador Navy NewsStand 21 Sep 2007 -- Sailors from Forward Operating Location (FOL) Comalapa participated in a community relations project Sept. 11 at the Salamar School, beginning their third year of working with the school.
  • Newest Battalion Recommissions Navy NewsStand 21 Sep 2007 -- Today, the need for critical Seabee skills to support efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as Theater Security Cooperation Plans in the Horn of Africa and the Pacific have helped pave the way for the recommissioning of NMCB 11, according to statements from Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Mullen.
  • DoD Joins The Civil Air Navigation Services Organization 21 Sep 2007 -- The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration and Chief Information Officer John Grimes announced today that the Department of Defense, represented by the DoD Policy Board on Federal Aviation (PBFA), has joined the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO) as an associate member.
  • Bold Quest exercise wraps up AFPN 21 Sep 2007 -- The final mission has been accomplished. U.S. Joint Forces Command officials now have the task of assessing all the data collected during the Coalition Combat Identification Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration, known as Bold Quest.
  • AFSO 21 initiative speeds up aircrew training process AFPN 21 Sep 2007 -- Members of the 92nd Operations Support Squadron here have reduced the amount of training time required to get aircrews mission-ready and deployable through an AFSO 21 initiative.
  • NORTHCOM commander shares joint, interagency experience AFPN 21 Sep 2007 -- No service or nation can operate independently in (today's) global environment.
  • Africa Command Poised to Help Continent's Security, Stability AFPS 21 Sep 2007 -- The U.S. military's new Africa Command will be dissimilar to other unified commands in a variety of ways, not least of which is its primary charge to cultivate security, not fight a war, a top Defense Department official said here yesterday.
  • Rowden Relieves Wisecup as Commander U.S. Foces Korea Navy NewsStand 21 Sep 2007 -- Rear Adm. Thomas S. Rowden relieved Rear Adm. James P. Wisecup as commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) during a change of command ceremony held in the Collier Field House Gymnasium on Sept. 18.
  • Schriever Airmen transition to new GPS control system AFPN 21 Sep 2007 -- Space systems experts with the 2nd Space Operations Squadron here reached a crucial milestone in deploying the $800-million Architecture Evolution Plan ground control system Sept. 14.
  • Press Briefing by Dana Perino The White House 21 Sep 2007

Defense Industry

Other Conflicts

News Reports

  • Myanmar: No choice but to pursue dialogue, UN envoy tells Security Council UN News Centre 21 Sep 2007 -- The United Nations has no choice but to keep using the Secretary-General's good offices to try to find solutions to the challenges facing Myanmar, the UN envoy to the country has told the Security Council in a briefing following the recent wave of peaceful protests in the Asian nation that led to numerous arrests by authorities.
  • Funeral Held in Beirut for Slain Anti-Syrian Legislator VOA 21 Sep 2007 -- Lebanon's top political leaders and hundreds of ordinary citizens turned out for the funeral Friday, of slain Christian lawmaker Antoine Ghanem

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