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  • Department of Defense Press Briefing by Rear Adm. Kirby in the Pentagon Briefing Room DoD 10 Jun 2014-- Presenter: Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby
  • USS Vella Gulf Conducts Exercises with Turkish Navy NNS 10 Jun 2014 -- The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) participated in a bilateral underway engagement with the Turkish navy corvette TCG Bykada (F 512) in the Black Sea, June 10.
  • Airmen wrap up 'Eager Lion' over Jordan skies AFNS 10 Jun 2014 -- For the past two weeks, Airmen from around the world converged in Jordan to provide airpower to sister services and partner nations throughout Exercise Eager Lion 2014.
  • Russian Action Creates New Paradigm in Europe, Breedlove Says AFPS 10 Jun 2014 -- The Russian annexation of Crimea and its actions on the Ukraine border have prompted NATO to undergo future self-evaluations in three areas, the alliance's supreme allied commander for Europe said last week.
  • Dempsey, Service Chiefs Meet With British Prime Minister, Chiefs AFPS 10 Jun 2014 -- Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the U.S. service chiefs met in London today with British Prime Minister David Cameron at No. 10 Downing Street and with their counterparts at the British Defense Ministry.
  • Department of the Navy Seeks Biofuels on a Large Scale NNS 10 Jun 2014 -- In a major step for the Department of the Navy's efforts to increase operational readiness and mission effectiveness by reducing its reliance on petroleum, at least 37 million gallons of drop-in biofuels are being sought as part of its F-76 marine diesel and JP-5 shipboard jet fuel supply in the upcoming Inland/East/Gulf Coast bulk fuels solicitation released by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Energy on June 9. Bids are due by July 9, and deliveries of fuel will start April 1, 2015. The Inland/East/Gulf Coast is the single largest bulk fuels acquisition program, and is valued in excess of $3.5 billion.
  • Logistics Leaders Tour Hakozaki Fuel Depot NNS 10 Jun 2014 -- U.S. Navy logistics leaders toured fueling operations onboard Defense Fuel Support Point (DFSP) Hakozaki on the island of Azuma located within Tokyo Bay, Japan, June 5.
  • Blue Ridge Performs CUES Training with Japanese NNS 10 Jun 2014 -- U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) practiced Codes for Unplanned Encounters at Sea (CUES) with Japanese vessel JDS Kunisaki (LST-4003), June 2.
  • SECNAV Emphasizes Presence, Partnerships During Visit to Sweden NNS 10 Jun 2014 -- Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus spoke at the People and Defense Forum during a visit to Sweden June 9, highlighting the importance of naval presence and international partnerships.
  • No Plans for Anti-Missile Defense in Georgia, Ukraine - Nuland RIA Novosti 10 Jun 2014 -- The United States does not plan to establish an anti-missile defense system in Georgia or Ukraine, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland said Tuesday.
  • RIMPAC drill signals China-U.S. trust building People's Daily 10 Jun 2014 -- The Chinese navy's unprecedented participation in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) multinational naval exercises has sent a positive signal for building trust between China and the United States.
  • NATO Secretary General says transatlantic relationship is ''critical'' to security NATO 10 Jun 2014 -- NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, speaking at the Transatlantic Bond Project Conference in Brussels on Tuesday (10 June 2014), stressed the importance of a strong relationship between Europe and North America to address current security risks and threats. "Transatlantic resolve and unity will be critical in meeting all these complex challenges", he said. "NATO is the unique political and military instrument that allows us to muster that transatlantic resolve, and translate it into unified action".
  • NATO's expansion eastward is counterproductive - FM Lavrov VoR 10 Jun 2014 -- 'There are the same criteria in the military-political sphere as in economy or humanitarian sphere: the need to meet the commitments one has undertaken. All Euro-Atlantic states have an obligation to ensure indivisible security in the region and an OSCE commitment not to ensure the security of one state at the expense of other countries,' Lavrov said on Monday after meeting Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja.
  • Russia starts maneuvers to counter NATO drills Iran Press TV 10 Jun 2014 -- The Kremlin has launched military maneuvers in response to war games by a Western military alliance near the Russian border as tensions simmer between Moscow and NATO.
  • Russia warns against NATO eastward expansion Iran Press TV 10 Jun 2014 -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has warned that any eastward expansion or military build-up by the NATO alliance near Russia's borders will be counterproductive.
  • Military Drills Underway in Russia's Western Kaliningrad Region RIA Novosti 10 Jun 2014 -- Military drills involving Russian airborne troops and forces from the Baltic Fleet began in the Kaliningrad region under the command of the Russian Western Military District commander, the Russian Defense Ministry's press service said.
  • Russia starts military drills simultaneously with NATO maneuvers VoR 10 Jun 2014 -- Russia starts military drills in Kaliningrad Region simultaneously with NATO's maneuvers. Military drills are being held under command of Western Military District troops commander.
  • T-50 Fighter Jet Fire Near Moscow Not to Affect Test Run RIA Novosti 10 Jun 2014 -- An accident with an advanced Russian T-50 fifth-generation fighter jet, which briefly caught on fire while landing near Moscow, will not affect the schedule of planes' test runs, Sukhoi company said Tuesday.
  • Russian Paratroopers Test Multi-Purpose Armored Vehicles RIA Novosti 10 Jun 2014 -- The Russian Airborne Forces (VDV) have started testing eight advanced multi-purpose Rakushka armored personnel carriers in field conditions, military spokesman Yevgeny Meshkov said Tuesday.
  • Twenty SU-27 Fighter Jets to Be Based at Crimea's Belbek Airbase RIA Novosti 10 Jun 2014 -- Twenty SU-27 fighter jets are to be relocated to Belbek airbase in Crimea by the end of 2014, a source at the Russian Ministry of Defense told RIA Novosti Tuesday.
  • Collective Security Treaty Organization to develop military element of the organisation VoR 10 Jun 2014 -- Participants in the session of the Council of Defense Ministers of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) on Tuesday have agreed to develop the military element of the organisation, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said. 'We've exchanged our opinions about the military and strategic situation and the situation in the CSTO responsibility area influenced by general international trends, as well as events in neighboring regions in the past two months,' Shoigu said.
  • Jet fighter crash in Spain: pilot killed VoR 10 Jun 2014 -- Eurofighter jet crashes killing its pilot at attemt of landing at air base in southwestern Spain on Monday, defence ministry said. 'A Eurofighter crashed on landing at the start of the runway of the Moron base,' - ministry spokesman.
  • June 10, 2014 - U.S. Department of State Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 10 Jun 2014
  • Press Briefing by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 6/10/2014 The White House 10 Jun 2014

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