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News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense. News releases issued within the past 30 days are listed below. Older news releases are available from the news release archive page. News releases are also available by e-mail subscription. Go to DOD News for more information and for links to other news items.

08/21/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's meeting with Greece Minister of Defense Dimitrios Avramopoulos
08/21/2014:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/21/2014:   Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work's Visit to South Korea
08/20/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Phone Call with Ukraine’s Minister of Defense Valeriy Heletey
08/20/2014:   Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary RADM John Kirby on Attempted Rescue Operation
08/19/2014:   Readout of Deputy Secretary of Defense Work's Visit to Guam
08/19/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Passing of Senator Jim Jeffords
08/19/2014:   Command Senior Enlisted Leader Assignment
08/18/2014:   Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby
08/18/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Call to the MV Cape Ray
08/15/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Phone Call with Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu
08/13/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Call with Israeli Minister of Defense Moshe Ya'alon
08/13/2014:   Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby
08/13/2014:   Deputy Secretary to Travel to Asia-Pacific Region
08/13/2014:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/11/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Passing of Robin Williams
08/11/2014:   Department Announces New Defense Business Board Members
08/09/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Call with UK Secretary of State for Defense Michael Fallon
08/08/2014:   Update on Humanitarian Assistance Operations Near Sinjar, Iraq
08/08/2014:   Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby:
08/08/2014:   Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby on Airstrikes in Iraq
08/08/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
08/08/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj
08/07/2014:   Statement on Iraq by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel
08/07/2014:   Readout of Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work's Meeting with President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger
08/07/2014:   Eielson AFB Selected as Preferred Alternative for First Overseas-based F-35As
08/07/2014:   Navy to Christen Research Vessel Sally Ride
08/07/2014:   Flag Officer Assignment
08/06/2014:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/06/2014:   Pease Air National Guard Base selected to receive KC-46A Pegasus aircraft
08/05/2014:   Condolence Statement from the Army Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno for the Loss of Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene
08/04/2014:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/04/2014:   Flag Officer Announcements
08/04/2014:   Flag Officer Assignment
08/01/2014:   Statement on Request for Support to Department of State for American Citizen Transportation from Africa to Emory University Hospital from Secretary of Defense
08/01/2014:   General Officer Announcements
08/01/2014:   General Officer Assignments
07/31/2014:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
07/30/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Call with Israeli Minister of Defense Moshe Ya'alon
07/30/2014:   Department of Defense Announces Progress on Design and Implementation of New Civilian Employee Performance Management System and Appointment Procedures
07/29/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announcement
07/28/2014:   Department of Defense Announces Recipients of 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
07/28/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Call with Ukraine's Minister of Defense Valeriy Heletey
07/28/2014:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
07/28/2014:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/26/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Phone Call with Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, Minister of Defense of the Netherlands
07/26/2014:   U.S. Embassy in Tripoli Relocated
07/25/2014:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/25/2014:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/24/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of July 24, 2014

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