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Subject: NAVY NEWS SERVICE                                               

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Folder Title: FOLDER MESSAGE CHRONOLOGICAL FILES 7 AUG - 19 SEP 90 12 OF 27                                   

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                    PRIORITY                             ZYUW RUENAAA9043 2j7D4l9                       MULTINATIONAL OPERATIONS UNDERWAY IN THE MIDDLE EAST    NEARLY
                    P 2504liZ AUG 90 ZEX 7YB                                                            5C).OOO RESERVISTS COULC Ec CALLED TO DUTY BY OCT ',. WITH THE NAVY
                    FM CHIMED WASHINGTON DC//Oo//                                                       AUTHOR12ED TO CALL UP TO @,300 MEMBERS.
                    TO    NAVNEWS                                                                          IN THE WATER$ O@ THE PERSIAN GULF, ARABIAN SEA AND RED SEA,
                                                                                                        U.S. NAVY INTERCEPTION OPERATIONS CW INUED. DURING A PENTAGON
                    UNCLAS IIND578@if SECTION DI OF 05                                                  PRESS BRIEFING AtL@ ZZ, THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NOTED t4kkv IRAQT
                    NAVNEWS 034/90                                                                      SHIPS HAD TURNED BACK, INDICATING A HIGH DEGREE OF COMPLIANCE WITH
                    SUBli RAVY NEWS SERVICE                                                             U.N. SANCTIONS. EARLIER IN THE WEEK, THE GUIDED MISSILE FRIGATES
                    MSGID/GENADKIN/CHINFO WASHINGTDN DC/034/AUG//                                       USS REID AND US5 ROBERT G. BRADLEY FIRED WARNING SHOTS ACR05S THE
SE DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS SAID
                    IN TH15 ISSUE:                                                                      THAI BOTH SHIPS WERE UNDER CLOSE SURVEILLANCE.
                    1. U.S. PRESENCE GROWS IN MIDDLE EAST                                                  THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCED AUG. 19 THAT VICE ADMIRAL
                    2. NOTABLE MIABLE                                                                   HENRY R. MA@l. JR., "AS ASSUKED DUTIES AS COMMANDER, U.S, NAVAL
                    3. PRESIDENT ACTIVATES RESERVES TO SUPPORT DESERT SHIELD                            FORCES CENTRAL COMKAND. VADM MAUZ WILL CONTROL ALL U.S. NAVAL
                    4. KNOWLEDGE Of EOUIPMENT, PROCEDURES 15 BEST DEFENSE AGAINST                       FORCES ASSIGNED TO THE U.S. CENTRAL COMMAND, INCLUDING THE MARITIME
                    CHEMICAL ATTACK                                                                     INTERCEPT FORCE IMPLEMENTING THE U.N. TRADE EMBARGO WITH IRAQ. VADM
                    5.    SALUTE TO EXCELLENCE: NAVY/MARINE CORPS TEAM READY WHEN CALLED                MAUZ WILL RETAIN HIS RESPONSIBILITIES AS COMMANDER, U.S. SEVENTH
                    6.    MAIL SERVICE ESTABLISHED FOR SERVICEMEMBERS IN MIDDLE EAST                    FLEET.
                    7.    SAILOR PCS ORDERS FOLLOWING MIDDLE EAST OPERATIONS                               THROUGHOUT THE WEEK, THE FIVE PERMANENT MEMBERS OF THE U.N.
                    B.    'STOP LOSS' ACTIONS NOT PLANNED BY %A"                                        SECURITY COUNCIL CONSIDERED A RESOLUTION PROPOSED BY THE U.S. TO
                    9.    U.5. AIRLINES RESPOND TO MILITARY NEEDS                                       AUTHORIZE THE USE OF MINIMUM FORCE TO HALT ALL MARITIME COMMERCE
                    10@   NAVY CLOSE,@ GATES AT NAVCOWSTA NEA MAKRI                                     WITH IRAQ. ADDRESSING A GROUP OF REPORTERS FROM HIS VACATION HOME
HT LOG                                IN KENNEBUNKPORT, MAINE, AUG. 22, PRESIDENT BUSH SAID THE U.S. COULD
                    12.   THIS WEEK IN THE NAVY                                                         STOP IRAQI SHIPPING 'RIGHT NOW,- BUT INDICATED THE U.S. WAS WEIGHING
                    13.   PERSONNEL NOTES                                                               HOW MUCH TIME HE SHOULD GIVE THE U.N. 70 TAKE FURTHER ACTION IN
                    14.   AWARDS                                                                        BACKING ECONOMIC SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAQ. 'I THINK WE'VE MADE CLEAR
                    15.   AVIATION MILESTONES                                                           TO SKIPPING THAT THEY CAN BE STOPPED, AND WE HAVE THE FORCES TO STOP
                    16.   PROGRAM ADVISORY                                                              THEN RIGHT NDW,' THE PRESIDENT SAID.
                    1,    U.S. BUILDUP CONTINUES IN MIDDLE EAST                                            TROOPS AND EQUIPMENT CONTINUE TO POUR INTO SAUDI ARABIA BY AIR
                    WASHINGTON (NNS)--THE HISTORIC BUILDUP OF U.S. ARAB AND OTHER AIR,                  AND SEA. GIANT C-5 AND C-141 CARGO AIRCRAFT FROM THE MILITARY
                    GROUND AND NAVAL FORCES ARRAYED AGAINST IRAQ CONTINUES AS THE                       AIRLIFT C014MAND WERE SAID TO BE ARRIVING IN SAUDI ARABIA AT THE RATE
                    PERSIAN GULF CRISIS ENTERS ITS FOURTH WEEK.                                         OF ONE EVERY TEN MINUTES. FAST SEALIFT SHIPS AND AFLOAT
                          AS U.S. NAVY WARSHIPS MOK'ITORED AND INTERCEPTED IRAQI SHIPPING               PREPOSITIONING SHIPS OF THE MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND DISCHARGED
                    TO ENFORCE THE UNITED NATIONS TRADE EMBARGO, PRESIDENT BUSH                         THEIR CARGO OF TANKS, ARMORED VEHICLES, WEAPORS, AMMUNITION, FUEL
 WATER FOR U.5. ARMY AND AIR FORCE UNITS.
                    SUPPORT OPERATION DESERT SHIELD.                                                       U.S. MARINE$ ASSIGNED TO THE IST MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
                          THERE 15 GROWING CONCERN FOR THE WELFARE OF THOUSANDS OF                      READIED THEIR TANKS AND OTHER EQUIPMENT DELIVERED BY MARITIME
                    WESTERNERS TRAPPED IN KUWAIT AND IRAQ. IRAQI PRESIDENT SADDAM                       PREPOSITIONING SHIPS, ASSUMED DETERSIVE POSITIONS AND BEGAN PATROLS
                    HUSSEIN SAID VESTIRNERS WOULD BE USID AS 'HUMAN SHIELDS' 10 DETER A                 IN SAUDI ARABIA. IORE LEATGERNECKS OF THE NAVY-MARI%E CORPS TEAIA
                    U.S. ATTACK ON KEY IRAQI INSTALLATIONS. SPEAKING TO THE VFW                         ARE ON THE WAY.
                    NATIONAL CONVENTION ALk. 70, THE PRESIDENT SAID RESTRICTED                             THE 4TH MARINE EXPEDITIONARY BRIGADE, STATIONED AT CAMP
                    AMERICANS WERE OF 'GRAVE CONCERN' TO HIM AND IRAQ WOULD BE HELD                     LEJEUNE, NC, A COMPLETELY SELF-SUSTAINED AMPHIBIOUS FORCE WITH
                    RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SAFETY AND WELL-BEIKG OF THOSE HELD AGAINST                     ORGANIC MARINE AVIATION, GROUND COMBAT, COMBAT SUPPORT AND COMMAND
                    THEIR WILL.                                                                         ELEMENTS. LEFT EAST COAST PORTS AUGUST 13 ABDARD NAVY AMPHIBIOUS
                          IN AN EXECLRTIVE ORDER ISSUED AUG. 22, PRESIDENT BUSH                         SHIPS, INCLUDING AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIPS USS NASSAU, USS GUAM AND
                    ALITHOR121D DEFENSE SECRETARY DICK CHINEY TO CALL SELECTED        RESERVE           USS IWO JIMA. ELEMENTS OF THE EST MARINE EXPEDITIONARY BRIGADE,
                    UNITS OF THE ARMED FORCES TO ACTIVE DUTY TO SUPPORT U.S. AND                        HEADQUARTERED AT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION, KANEOHE BAY, HAWAII, ALSO
                                                                           BEGAN MOVEMENT TO JOIN OTHER FORCES PARTICIPATING IN OPERATION
                    CNO WASH DC                                                       ADV 307           DESERT SHIELD.
                    ACTION NAVNEWS DISTRIBUTION(L)                                    (A)                  NEWS MEDIA REPORTS DESCRIBED A GROWING ARMADA OF NAVAL POWER IN
                    INFO  SN(6) AAUSN(2) 00(l) CNO GRID(L) ODA(L@ DOE(L)                                THE REGION AS THE USS SARATOGA BATTLE GROUP, THE BATTLESHIP
                          OOJ(L) OOP(L) OOK@1) 005(l) og(l) 09B(i) 098D(l)                              WISCONSIN AND OTHER SHIPS TRANSITED THE SUEZ CANAL. THE DOD
                          09BF(2) DSB4(l) DgBH(2) 09BL(l) DgB34112@) DgB2(l)                            CONFIRMED AVa. IS THAT THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER USS 3C6% F. KENNEDY A*
                          OgB31(2) 09BW(l) 09F(l) 09J(I) NAVJAG 00(l)                                   ITS ACCOMPANYING BATTLE GROUP WERE DEPLOYED TO THE EASTERN
                          NAVJAG 64(4) ags(g) ogsg(l@ 08(i@ 80(2) BZ(8@ $Zo(l@                          MEDITERRANEAN.
                          81(l) 01(2) 097(l) 097B(l) OIB(2) OIBI(L) OIR(L)                                 U.S. MINESWEEPERS USS ADROIT, USS LEADER, US$ AVENGER AND USS
                          11(2) 12(2) 13(l@ 14(2) 15(5) 16(5) 02(l) 02B(l)                              IMPERVIOUS WERE LOADED ABOARD THE MERCHANT SHIP SUPER SERVANT THREE
                          21(5) 22(5) 23(l) 29(l) 03(2) 07EG(l) 03B(l) 03P(l)                           AUG. 23 TO AUGMENT U.S. MINESWEEPING CAPABILITY IN THE GULF.
                          30(l) 32(2) 35@6) 37(4) 39(5) 04(2) 04B(l) 44E@1)                                IN A BRIEFING FROM THE PENTAGON AUG. 21, GEN MANSFORD. T.
                          043(i) 4DR(l) 40(3) 41(l) 42(i) 4b(l) 43(2) 44(4)                             JOHNSON, COMMANDER, U.S. TRANSPORTATION COMMAND AND MILITARY
                       45(i) 05(5) 05B@1) 50(6) 51(3) 52(l) 52B@1) 55(2)                             AIRLIFT COMMAND, SAID THE U.S. HAD MOVED 'A MIDWESTERN TOWN THE
                          59(3) 06(l@ 068(i) 60(4@ 608(t) 61(l) 64(l) 65(2)                             SIZE OF FAYETTE, IND. OR JEFFERSON CITY, MO.' ALONG WITH THEIR
                          093(i) 093B(l) 931(l) 932(l) 094(l) 094B(l) 940(l)                            CARS, FOOD. HOUSEHOLD GODDS AND WATER SUPPLY TO THE MIDDLE EAST.
                          941(2) 94IB1(1) CMS(I) VCM(L) 943(l) 942(2) 76(4)                             IN TOTAL, MORE THAN 1 BILLION POUNDS OF CARGO IS EITHER EN ROUTE OR
                          07(2) 70(l) 71(5) 24(l) 75(2) 72(l) 73(3) 74(l)                               HAS ARRIVED. JOHNSON SAID.
                          098(l) 09BB(l) 098F(l) 980(l) 981(2) 982(3) 983(l)                               GEN JOHNSON EXPLAINED THE IMPORTANT RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN
                          9BI(l) Nb(l) 09C(b) 09BG(l) NG(l) 092(i) 092C(l)                              AIRLIFT AND SIALIFT, POINTING WT THAT WHILE NEARLY ALL TROOPS
                          Og.N(l) 09ZE(l) 092SP(l) 092SPE(l) 092R(l) 092W(l)                            DEPLOY BY AIR, SEALIFT CARRIES 95 PERCENT OF THE CARGO AND 99
                          OFFCPM(51 DONIRM(L) DPS(L) NAVCOSTCEN(Z) USNO(3)                              PERCENT OF THE PETROLEUM THEY NEED TO OPERATE. 'I AM INDEED PROUD
                          DIRNSCRO(L) OPA(L) USLO(L) NRC(L) COMPT(IO) NWDCC(L)                          OF WHAT WE HAVE DONE," GEN JOHNSON TOLD REPORTERS, 'AND I HOPE YOU
                          OLA(7) NCC(L) 092H(3) GMF(2) SC(l)                                            SHARE MY PRIDE IN WHAT THE AMERICAN FIGHTING TROOPS HAVE DORE.'
                          NETHERLANDS EMBASSY(L)                                                           THE OPPRESSIVE HEAI OF THE SAUDI ARABIAN DESERI, TOUGH ON
                              PEOPLE AND MACHINES, CONTINUES TO BE AS MUCH A POTENTIAL ENEMY AS
                    CHINFO WASH DC                                                         12           IKE 160,500 IRAQI TROOPS SAID TO BE LOCATED IN OCCUPIED KUWAIT.
                    ORIG  CHINFO(6)                                                   (D)               BT
                    INFO  NAVINRELACT(6)                                                                UNCLAS //ND5780// SECTION 02 Or 05
                                              MCN-90237/08129              TOR=90237/0419Z              TAD=90237/08552             CDSN=MAP631
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