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11 December 2007 Military News

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  • Lieutenant's oversight mission vital to Air Force testing AFPN 11 Dec 2007 -- In his duties as the air propulsion test project manager at the Arnold Engineering Development Center here 1st Lt. Josh Frederik plays a key part in numerous multimillion dollar projects.
  • Defense Department Notifies Congress of Furlough Moves AFPS 11 Dec 2007 -- The Defense Department has officially notified Congress that the department will begin the furlough process for civilian employees of the Army, the Marine Corps and the combatant commands.
  • Essex Completes Successful Fall Patrol Navy NewsStand 11 Dec 2007 -- The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) returned to Sasebo, Dec. 11 after completing a successful two-month fall patrol.
  • SECNAV Holiday Message to the Fleet Navy NewsStand 11 Dec 2007 -- The Secretary of the Navy Donald C. Winter released the following holiday message to the fleet
  • Mayport Welcomes Home Halyburton Navy NewsStand 11 Dec 2007 -- Guided missile frigate USS Halyburton (FFG 40), including embarked Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 44 Det. 10, returned to their homeport aboard Naval Station Mayport, Nov. 30.
  • Essex 'Retains' Golden Anchor Navy NewsStand 11 Dec 2007 -- The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) has been awarded the annual Commander, Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT) Retention Excellence Award for exceeding annual retention benchmarks.
  • SWCC Community Looks to the Future Navy NewsStand 11 Dec 2007 -- Naval Special Warfare Group (NSWG) 4, U.S. Special Operations Command's premier special boat community, held a commander's conference Nov. 26-28 on Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek.
  • Engineering Total Force for Battlespace Dominance: Theme for 2007 ASNE Southern Indiana Symposium Navy NewsStand 11 Dec 2007 -- The Southern Indiana Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) in liaison with Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) held its annual symposium at the Bloomington Convention Center, Nov. 13-15.
  • NSWC Port Hueneme's "Desert Ship" Gets Upgrades Navy NewsStand 11 Dec 2007 -- Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Port Hueneme Division, White Sands Detachment Desert Ship completed formal certification testing and review of its upgraded combat and weapon system test equipment Nov. 1.
  • Key maintenance, logistics functions realign AFPN 11 Dec 2007 -- The alignment of fighter and combat search and rescue aircraft maintenance units under flying squadrons was announced by the Air Force chief of the staff Dec. 7 here.
  • Russian naval group conducts exercises in North Sea RIA Novosti 11 Dec 2007 -- Russian planes on board the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier have conducted 11 practice flights in the North Sea, a Navy spokesman said on Tuesday.
  • Press Briefing by Dana Perino The White House 11 Dec 2007
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 12 Dec 2007

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