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  • Military Fields 10,000th Mine-resistant Vehicle to Troops in Iraq

    02/20/2009 3:34:17 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 446+ views
    BAGHDAD, Feb. 20, 2009 – The U.S. military fielded its 10,000th mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle in Iraq today during a ceremony on Camp Liberty, just 22 months after it was introduced into the theater of operations. Mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles sit in a row on the Camp Liberty, Iraq, fielding site, Feb. 20, 2009. The day marked the introduction of the 10,000th vehicle into Iraq. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Christopher Gaylord  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Servicemembers and civilians from across Victory Base Complex gathered among rows of MRAPs at the largest fielding site in Iraq to acknowledge the...
  • N. Korea: 10,000th defector arrives on Kim Jong-il’s birthday

    02/17/2007 8:00:13 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 25 replies · 807+ views
    JoongAng Ilbo ^ | 02/17/07 | Ser Myo-ja
    10,000th defector arrives on Kim Jong-il’s birthday February 17, 2007 A ceremony marking the 65th birthday of Kim Jong-il was held Thursday evening in Pyongyang in front of a flag of the North’s ruling Workers’ Party. [AP] The total number of North Koreans who defected to the South climbed above 10,000 yesterday with the arrival of the latest group of 10 defectors, the Ministry of Unification said. The defectors who arrived yesterday morning brought the figure to 10,006, the ministry said. Only 607 North Koreas had escaped their communist homeland and arrived in South between the Korean War and...