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24 May 2012 Military News

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  • OIF/OEF/OND Casualty Update 24 May 2012 [PDF]
  • Afghan-led Security Force Captures Insurgent Facilitator AFPS 24 May 2012 -- An Afghan-led, coalition-supported security force detained an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan facilitator and several other insurgents during an operation in the Argo district of Afghanistan's Badakhshan province today, military officials reported.
  • 'Vengeance' takes flight, lifts off for first deployment USMC News 24 May 2012 -- CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan – It was after midnight, yet there was an undeniable energy in the air as the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469 personnel gathered outside their squadron offices aboard Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, for their transfer of authority ceremony May 15.
  • Russia Refuses to Allocate $10 mln to Afghan Army RIA Novosti 24 May 2012 -- Russia has denied a NATO request to allocate $10 million for the support of the Afghan Army, the Russian presidential envoy to Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov, said on Thursday following the alliance's summit in Chicago.
  • Admiral Handley Visits Seabees in Helmand, Farah Provinces NNS 24 May 2012 -- Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 experienced a rare opportunity when they received a visit from Commander of 1st Naval Construction Division (NCD), May 15 in both Helmand and Farah Provinces of Afghanistan.
  • U.S. Drone Strike Kills 10 People in Pakistan RIA Novosti 24 May 2012 -- A U.S. drone has killed at least 10 suspected militants on Thursday, in the north-west of Pakistan in a second such attack in 24 hours, according to BBC news.
  • U.S. drone kills 10 people in NW Pakistan IRNA 24 May 2012 -- A U.S. spy aircraft fired missiles on a house in Pakistan's North Wazitistan tribal region early Thursday and killed at least 10 people, residents said.
  • Yemen Gets U.S. Medical Aid Following Terrorist Attacks AFPS 24 May 2012 -- The U.S. military has provided emergency medical aid to Yemen that's being used to help treat Yemeni soldiers and others who'd been wounded in a May 21 terrorist suicide bombing attack in the country's capital, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little told reporters today.

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