Archive for September, 2007

  Weekend Open Post

Posted by Yankee Sailor on 29Sep07.

  Naval News Today

Posted by Yankee Sailor on 28Sep07.

Japan’s new leader wins support for Afghan mission

Japan’s new prime minister won public and international support Thursday for his first key task of renewing a military mission backing Afghanistan, a battle that helped bring down his predecessor.

Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda, a seasoned lawmaker who took charge Tuesday, has been welcomed with strong approval ratings as voters hope he brings stability after a tumultuous year under Shinzo Abe.

Polls published Thursday showed public opinion had shifted to support an extension of Japan’s military mission, while 11 nations made a joint appeal for the opposition to drop objections to renew the deployment.

Anti-terror exercise of Black Sea Fleet begins in Novorossisk

An anti-terror exercise dubbed Doveriye-2007 (Trust) has begun near Novorossisk, southern Russia.The exercise engages servicemen of the Novorossisk naval base and naval divisions of the border troops of the Russian Federal Security Service.

“The key task of the exercise is to drill cooperation between the Novorossisk naval base and sea-based units of the Russian border troops in preventing sabotage and terror attacks,” the service said. The exercise will last till September 29.

  Thursday Open Post

Posted by Yankee Sailor on 27Sep07.

  25,000 Visitors & Going Strong

Posted by Yankee Sailor on 27Sep07.

At 1444 Japan Standard Time on this date my 25,000th visitor requested permission to come aboard from in Singapore. The reader was searching for information on naval rules of engagement and got a link from Yahoo to my Milblogs ROE page.

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