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21 June 2008 Military News

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  • Joint Conference Exhibits Showcase Support for U.S. Warfighters AFPS 21 Jun 2008 -- Members of the military services, Defense Department civilian employees and military contractors showcased how they harness technology to provide support for U.S. warfighters at the 2008 Joint Warfighter Conference held here June 17-19.
  • NSW Commander Departs for U.S. 4th Fleet Navy NewsStand 21 Jun 2008 -- The commander of Naval Special Warfare Command (NSW) turned over command of 8,400 Navy SEALs, special warfare combatant-craft crewmen and supporting staff during a ceremony today at the Naval Amphibious Base in Coronado, Calif.
  • Stennis Receives an Outstanding in FEP Navy NewsStand 21 Jun 2008 -- USS John C. Stennis received an outstanding score on its Final Evaluation Problem (FEP) June 16 when the crew demonstrated it could defend the ship and take care of combat casualties in multiple, complex scenarios.

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Other Conflicts

  • Russia says UN chief's Kosovo plan outside his jurisdiction RIA Novosti 21 Jun 2008 -- Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday the UN chief's proposals to gradually hand over the United Nations' powers in Kosovo to local authorities and a European police mission were outside his jurisdiction.
  • Around 1,000 militants active in Jammu and Kashmir: DGP IRNA 21 Jun 2008 -- Director general of the state police (DGP) in Kashmir, Kuldip Khoda, said that around 1,000 militants were active in the state at present and that infiltration attempts were continuing, but the police was fully geared to ensure free and fair elections.
  • 2 soldiers, 29 Tamil Tigers killed in Lanka clashes IRNA 21 Jun 2008 -- In an ongoing conflict between the Tamil Tigers and the security forces, at least 29 LTTE cadres and two soldiers were killed in intense battles across the embattled Northern Sri Lanka on Friday.

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