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News Releases

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.

01/31/2008:   Military Commission Charges Referred
01/30/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/30/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 30, 2008
01/30/2008:   Navy Secretary Names Three New Virginia Class Attack Submarines
01/30/2008:   DoD Begins Recruiting for National Language Service Corps Pilot
01/29/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/29/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/28/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/28/2008:   Fiscal 2008 New Start and Additional Fiscal 2007 Joint Capability Technology Demonstrations Announced
01/28/2008:   Military Health System Conference to Focus on Enhanced Healthcare Delivery & Patient Satisfaction
01/27/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/27/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/27/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/26/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/25/2008:   Senior Executive Service Appointments
01/25/2008:   General Officer Announcement
01/25/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
01/24/2008:   Soldier Missing from Korean War is Identified
01/24/2008:   Flag Officer Announcements
01/23/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/23/2008:   Navy to Christen Guided Missile Destroyer Dewey
01/23/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/23/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 23, 2008
01/21/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/21/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/21/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/18/2008:   General Officer Announcement
01/18/2008:   General Officer Assignments
01/17/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/16/2008:   DoD Selects New Government Travel Charge Card
01/16/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 16, 2008
01/16/2008:   Senior Executive Service Appointment
01/16/2008:   Navy Granted Authority To Use Sonar In Training Off California
01/15/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/15/2008:   DoD Announces Units For Afghanistan Deployment
01/15/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/15/2008:   General Officers Assignments
01/14/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/14/2008:   Mary Beth Long Sworn in as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
01/11/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/11/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
01/11/2008:   General Officer Assignments
01/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/10/2008:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for December 2007
01/09/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/09/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 9, 2008
01/08/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/08/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/07/2008:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
01/07/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/07/2008:   General Officer Assignments
01/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/03/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/03/2008:   Sailor Missing from WWII is Identified
01/02/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/02/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/02/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/02/2008:   DoD Announces Venue for Wearable Power Competition
01/02/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 2, 2008

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak hold a press conference at the Pentagon, April 17, 2014, after meeting to discuss issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps photo Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is given a MH-65D Dolphin helicopter weapons capabilities briefing during a visit to the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. Battaglia met with coast guardsmen, and gained an understanding for the squadron’s mission. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to applicants about military commitment and service to their country before administering the ceremonial oath of enlistment at the Military Entrance Processing Station in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, explores the instrument panel of the Midnight Express, a tactical training boat within the Coast Guard's Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron, in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land in a field to extract U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers during Operation Cyclone in Passau village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 11, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 11, and the Georgian soldiers are assigned to Bravo Company, 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal
  • President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, cheer on participants in the seventh annual Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride, on the South Lawn of the White House, Washington, D.C., April 17, 2014.  White House photo by Chuck Kennedy
  • Operators aboard the Ocean Shield, an Australian navy ship, move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle into position to deploy it in the Indian Ocean, April 14, 2014. Using side-scan sonar, the Bluefin will descend to a depth of between 4,000 and 4,500 meters, or about 2.5 to 2.8 miles, and about 115 feet above the ocean floor. Joint Task Force 658 is supporting Operation Southern Indian Ocean, searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter D. Blair
  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
  • U.S. Marines prepare to demonstrate how to fire their weapons to Australian soldiers after hiking on Robertson Barracks in Northern Territory, Australia, April 15, 2014, to acclimate the to the area's humidity. The Marines are assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force Darwin.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. James Gulliver
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