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07 January 2008 Military News

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  • Chilean CNO Visits U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command, Afloat Training Group Navy NewsStand 07 Jan 2008 -- Vice Adm. Gustavo Jordan, Commander Naval Operations (CNO) of the Chilean Navy, visited Naval Station Mayport Jan. 4 to meet with two local commands for familiarization briefings.
  • No Fatalities as Two F/A-18s Crash in Persian Gulf Navy NewsStand 07 Jan 2008 -- Teams from USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) rescued all three aviators after an F/A-18E and an F/A-18F that crashed during operations in the Persian Gulf Jan. 7.
  • Princess Cruise Officials Recognizes Ronald Reagan and HS-4 for Successful Medical Evacuation Navy NewsStand 07 Jan 2008 -- Princess Cruises honored the crew of USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and Helicopter Anti-Submarine Warfare Squadron (HS) 4 during a press conference and recognition ceremony Jan. 6 aboard the cruise ship Dawn Princess.
  • TF Marne NCOs Team Up To Build IA's 'Backbone' Army News 07 Jan 2008 -- No one is more professional than I," states the U.S. Army's NCO Creed, and noncommissioned officers at Forward Operating Base Kalsu are gearing up to instill the same pride and professionalism in their Iraqi Army counterparts.
  • Brigade Support Battalion Trains for Rainy Day Army News 07 Jan 2008 -- In the world of sports, analogies are frequently made between the games played and battle. What the witty sportscasters and writers don't take into account is a glaring difference.
  • New analysis tool boosts AF's wartime mission AFPN 07 Jan 2008 -- The Air Force has developed a new tool for personnelists and functional area managers that provides a complete and accurate accounting of deployment assets.
  • B-2 missions take team effort AFPN 07 Jan 2008 -- The B-2 Spirit is a two-person bomber that can strike a target virtually anywhere in the world. But it takes more than just the pair flying the B-2 to make the Spirit soar.
  • Wind tunnel helps determine impact of hypersonic speeds AFPN 07 Jan 2008 -- Funding provided by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research has resulted in the world's only quiet hypersonic wind tunnel, which researchers are now using to test the performance of vehicles traveling at hypersonic speeds, or approximately 4,000 mph.
  • Commercial flights move servicemembers around Africa AFPN 07 Jan 2008 -- The secretary of defense recently granted a waiver to allow Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa members to partner with a civilian contractor to take American servicemembers from major cities in the area of operation and fly them to smaller, remote locations.
  • General Brady offers parting thoughts AFPN 07 Jan 2008 -- To many below the headquarters and major command levels, the title "AF/A1" may not mean much, but it should.
  • AMC commander visits Airmen in Southwest Asia AFPN 07 Jan 2008 -- Deployed Airmen need modern aircraft and equipment to continue to effectively prosecute the war on terrorism, the commander of Air Mobility Command said in January during a recent tour of Southwest Asia air bases.
  • Humvee egress training increases survival in combat AFPN 07 Jan 2008 -- Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron are receiving Humvee egress assistance training to increase their survival in combat.
  • New Helmet Sensors to Measure Blast Impact AFPS 07 Jan 2008 -- Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division preparing to deploy to Afghanistan are being issued sensors that attach to their helmets to measure the impact from blasts, roadside bombs and other activities.
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 07 Jan 2008

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