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15 May 2011 Military News

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  • Carter Hall Offloads 26th MEU NNS 15 May 2011 -- USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) offloaded the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) in Camp Lejeune and Morehead City, N.C., May 12.
  • USS Carl Vinson Welcomes Republic of Philippines President NNS 15 May 2011 -- Sailors of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 welcomed aboard the president of the Republic of Philippines May 14.
  • Carrier Strike Group 1 Arrives in Manila Bay, Philippines NNS 15 May 2011 -- Sailors of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 arrived in Manila Bay, Philippines, May 15 for a scheduled port visit following the conclusion of 95 days supporting maritime theater security operations for Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn.
  • Mason Wins Green 'H' Award NNS 15 May 2011 -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) was named as a 2010 Force Health and Wellness Unit Award, or Green 'H', winner, May 3.
  • Thai, US Marines form brotherhood through sniper training USMC News 15 May 2011 -- The road to becoming a U.S. Marine Corps sniper is a long one, but pride and brotherhood are the rewards for those who complete it.
  • History Shapes Current Operations Army News 15 May 2011 -- In the October 2008 edition of Field Manual 3-07, Stability Operations, Lieutenant General William B. Caldwell IV, characterizes the current era of uncertainty and persistent conflict as a time in which the lines separating war and peace, friend and foe, have blurred and no longer conform to the clear delineations that we once understood.
  • Iran to build warships, large destroyers, minister says ISNA 15 May 2011 -- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said the country plans to build warships, large destroyers and research ocean liner.

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