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05 May 2011 Military News

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  • OIF/OEF Casualty Update 05 May 2011 [PDF]
  • Pakistan warns against further raids on its territory RIA Novosti 05 May 2011 -- Pakistan on Thursday warned any country against conducting raids on its territory, a day after India's top soldier said it could carry out operations like the U.S. strike that killed Osama bin Laden.
  • Pakistani Civilian, Military Leaders Warn US about Future Raids VOA 05 May 2011 -- Pakistan's army said Thursday that it will review ties with Washington if the U.S. launches any more raids on its territory. The statement came just hours after Pakistani Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir defended the work of Pakistan's military and the Inter-Services Intelligence agency, following the U.S. operation that killed Osama bin Laden early Monday.
  • NATO and Libya - Operational Media Update: 04 May 2011
  • Rasmussen: 'NATO will keep up military pressure while political efforts are stepped up' NATO 05 May 2011 -- After the first meeting in Doha, the Contact group on Libya gathered today in Rome. It brought together 22 Foreign Ministers and representatives of NATO and other key international and regional organisations under the co-chairmanship of Italy and the State of Qatar.
  • Royal Navy clears Libyan harbour mine UK MOD 05 May 2011 -- HMS Brocklesby, one of the Royal Navy's mine countermeasures vessels, has destroyed a mine laid by pro-Gaddafi forces in the port of Misurata on the Libyan coast.
  • Helmand province ready to give Taliban cold reception USMC News 05 May 2011 -- Last year, when Maj. Gen. Richard P. Mills took command of Regional Command Southwest in Afghanistan, he said, 'We know there are battles to fight. But we know there are elections to hold, jobs to create and security to bring. I promise you the insurgents will not prevail.'
  • Forces Disrupt Terrorist Operations in Nuristan Province AFPS 05 May 2011 -- Combined forces have completed a three-day operation to counter a recent spike in violence along the Pakistan border in Afghanistan's Nuristan province.
  • Engineers in Afghanistan Oversee Base Expansion AFPS 05 May 2011 -- When 30,000 U.S. troops surged to Afghanistan, space for them to live, work and store equipment became a critical need.
  • Forward Surgical Team Brings Advanced Care Closer AFPS 05 May 2011 -- A short gurney ride from two helicopter landing pads here, an operating room and surgical team offer the best hope of survival for many service members wounded in Afghanistan.
  • Alabama Guard still heavily engaged in tornado response Army News 05 May 2011 -- Little more than a one week following the April 27 tornadoes that ripped across much of the central and northern parts of Alabama, the National Guard is still heavily engaged in assisting the storms' victims with more than 2,700 Soldiers and Airmen called to duty.
  • Missouri Guard stops rising flood waters Army News 05 May 2011 -- Sandbagging the main road throughout the night, units from the Missouri National Guard's 'Rising Tide' task force of 760 Soldiers and Airmen were finally able to gain control over rising waters that threatened to flood Canalou in New Madrid County.

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