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09 October 2007 Military News

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  • America's Army: Modernization Maintains Momentum Army News 09 Oct 2007 -- panel of senior leaders discussed the objectives and way forward for "Army Modernization - Maintaining Momentum" at the Association of the United States Army annual meeting today.
  • Chief Sees Future of `Persistent Conflict' Army News 09 Oct 2007 -- In his keynote address at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting's Eisenhower Luncheon, Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., chief of staff of the Army, said he foresees decades of persistent conflict, but expects the Army to rise to the challenge.
  • Casey Urges Imperatives So Army Remains 'Strength of the Nation' AFPS 09 Oct 2007 -- Borrowing from the theme of this year's Association of the U.S. Army convention, the Army chief of staff told attendees today the Army must focus on four critical imperatives it if is to remain "The Strength of the Nation."
  • B-2s deploy to Guam AFPN 09 Oct 2007 -- Four B-2 Spirits from the 393rd Bomb Squadron, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., arrived here Oct. 7 as part of a continuous bomber presence in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Airmen train for Wideband Global SATCOM AFPN 09 Oct 2007 -- Five Airmen from the 3rd Space Operations Squadron here were the first to finish training recently for the Wideband Global SATCOM system, which is scheduled to launch Oct. 9.
  • Operation Deep Freeze main season underway AFPN 09 Oct 2007 -- Air operations in support of the 52nd Operation Deep Freeze main season are underway.
  • Army Changing Selection, Assignment Policy for Top NCOs Army News 09 Oct 2007 -- Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston unveiled the newest modernization effort for the U.S. Army enlisted force during a meeting with senior non-commissioned officers today at the Association of the United States Army annual meeting and exposition.
  • New Policy Gives Top NCOs More Choices Army News 09 Oct 2007 -- Changing the way the Army selects, trains, promotes and assigns sergeants major and command sergeants major is all about flexibility and choice, officials said.
  • Kearsarge Conducts Underway Replenishments Navy NewsStand 09 Oct 2007 -- The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) completed its fifth deployed replenishment with USNS Lewis and Clark (T-AKE-1) at sea Oct. 9.
  • Comfort Departs Suriname, Completes Mission Navy NewsStand 09 Oct 2007 -- Hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) departed Suriname Oct. 7 after approximately one week of humanitarian work in the Paramaribo area of Suriname.
  • Talon Vision Departs on Humanitarian Mission Navy NewsStand 09 Oct 2007 -- Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 7 departed Okinawa Oct. 6 on a joint-service humanitarian mission to the Philippine Islands.
  • NMCB 1 Makes Charge to Deployment Navy NewsStand 09 Oct 2007 -- Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 and an additional 100 Seabees from NMCB 15 deployed, Sept. 24 from Naval Construction Battalion Center, Gulfport, to various places around the world including Iraq, Afghanistan, Guam and other remote locations.
  • Russia expects positive U.S. response to missile shield proposals RIA Novosti 09 Oct 2007 -- Russia's foreign minister said on Tuesday he hoped that the U.S. response to Moscow's missile shield proposals would strengthen strategic stability and prevent new risks.
  • Syongfong 2e missiles not to be displayed in National Day parade CNA 09 Oct 2007 -- The locally developed Syongfong 2e missiles will not be displayed in the military display in the Double Ten National Day celebration rally Wednesday, because it is an attack weapon that can reach Shanghai, Legislative Yuan Speaker Wang Jin-pyng, the rally's chief organizer, said Tuesday.
  • Press Briefing by Dana Perino The White House 09 Oct 2007
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 09 Oct 2007

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