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12 February 2011 Military News

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  • USS Blue Ridge Arrives in Manila NNS 12 Feb 2011 -- The 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) arrived in Manila, Philippines, Feb. 13, for the ship's first port visit to the island nation since August 2010.
  • Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Completes Emergent Repairs on FFG NNS 12 Feb 2011 -- Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY&IMF) completed emergent repair work on the guided-missile frigate USS Reuben James (FFG 57), enabling ship to meet a Feb. 1 deployment to the Western Pacific.
  • USS Oklahoma City Arrives in Pacific NNS 12 Feb 2011 -- Los Angeles-class submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a port call Feb. 10 while conducting an inter-fleet transfer.
  • Naval Submarine Support Center Bangor Holds Change Of Command NNS 12 Feb 2011 -- Naval Submarine Support Center (NSSC) Bangor welcomed a new commanding officer on Feb. 11 in a ceremony at the Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor chapel.
  • USS New York Holds First Change Of Command Ceremony NNS 12 Feb 2011 -- The crew of USS New York (LPD 21) celebrated the ship's first change of command Feb. 11.
  • Newly-Elected Senator Visits COMUSNAVSO/C4F Headquarters NNS 12 Feb 2011 -- The commander of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command and U.S. 4th Fleet (COMUSNAVSO/C4F) welcomed a U.S. senator to COMUSNAVSO/C4F headquarters during his tour of Naval Station Mayport, Fla., Feb. 11.
  • Partner nations train for real-world threats USMC News 12 Feb 2011 -- At any given moment, Americans in third-world countries can be in dangerous situations and may need to be evacuated immediately. But evacuating them might not be easy. They could be in an area under enemy fire and have very little time to escape. U.S. forces must be prepared to efficiently move citizens to a safe location and in some cases can be responsible for partner nations’ citizens as well.
  • Iran to install, run long-range radar systems soon ISNA 12 Feb 2011 -- An Iranian military official said on Saturday that the country intends to install and run long-range radar systems in different parts of the country in near future.

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Other Conflicts

  • UN Gears Up To Help Sudanese Returning To South VOA 12 Feb 2011 -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees says it is preparing to help thousands of displaced Sudanese who will be returning from the capital, Khartoum, and other parts of northern Sudan to their new country in the south. Relief agencies anticipate as many as 800,000 southerners will return from the north this year.
  • Palestinians Announce Plans for Presidential Elections VOA 12 Feb 2011 -- The Palestinian Authority has announced plans to hold long-overdue presidential and legislative elections by September.
  • Highway Project Will Connect Southern Sudan to Outside World VOA 12 Feb 2011 -- Work crews have started paving Southern Sudan's first highway, which will connect the new nation to the international community. This highway brings the south one step closer to full independence.

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