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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.

01/31/2014:   Sites Announced for Environmental Impact Statement for Potential Missile Defense Site
01/31/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of January 24, 2014
01/31/2014:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal 2014, Through December 2013
01/30/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on NSA/CYBERCOM Announcement Thursday, January 30, 2014
01/30/2014:   DOD Announces Nomination of Cyber Command Commander/ NSA Director
01/30/2014:   USS Donald Cook to depart for homeport shift to Rota, Spain
01/30/2014:   Navy to Christen Second Mobile Landing Platform
01/30/2014:   Federal Agencies Partner to Protect Veterans, Service Members and Their Families Using GI Bill Education Benefits, Launch New Online Complaint System
01/29/2014:   GSA and DoD Announce Acquisition Cybersecurity and Resilience Recommendations
01/27/2014:   Secretary Hagel Message to the Crew of the M/V Cape Ray
01/27/2014:   M/V Cape Ray Deployment
01/27/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting With Serbian Minister of Defense Nebojsa Rodic
01/27/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Phone Call with Egyptian Minister of Defense General Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi
01/27/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of January 24, 2014
01/27/2014:   Command Senior Enlisted Leader Assignment
01/24/2014:   Flag Officer Assignment
01/24/2014:   General Officer Assignments
01/23/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Finland's Minister of Defense Carl Haglund
01/23/2014:   General Officer Assignments
01/23/2014:   General Officer Announcement
01/22/2014:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
01/21/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Iraqi Council of Representatives Speaker Osama al-Nujaifi
01/20/2014:   Pentagon Press Secretary Statement on Olympic Winter Games Security
01/18/2014:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
01/17/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Japan National Security Advisor Shotaro Yachi
01/17/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Malaysian Minister of Defense Dato' Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein
01/17/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on President Obama's Speech Friday, January 17, 2014
01/16/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of January 16, 2014
01/16/2014:   General Officer Assignments
01/16/2014:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/16/2014:   Secretary Hagel Releases Statement on Representative Buck McKeon’s Retirement
01/16/2014:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
01/15/2014:   US and South Korean Officials Meet to Improve Bilateral Deterrent Strategies
01/15/2014:   Readout of Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine Fox's Meeting with the Director General of Israel's Ministry of Defense Dan Harel
01/15/2014:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
01/15/2014:   Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby on ICBM Allegations
01/14/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s Call with Colombian Minister of Defense Juan Carlos Pinzón
01/14/2014:   General Officer Announcements
01/13/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Italy's Minister of Defense Mario Mauro
01/13/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Call with Israeli Minister of Defense Moshe Ya'alon
01/12/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Phone Call with Egyptian Minister of Defense General Al-Sisi
01/10/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Norway’s Minister of Defense Ine Eriksen Soreide
01/10/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Passing of Delegate Ben Blaz
01/10/2014:   DOD Evaluates Sexual Harassment, Prevention and Response Efforts at Military Academies
01/09/2014:   General Officer Assignments
01/09/2014:   Completion of First Guantanamo Periodic Review Board
01/09/2014:   General Officer Announcements
01/09/2014:   Army Restructures Warrior Transition Units
01/09/2014:   Navy to Christen Fourth Joint High Speed Vessel
01/09/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of January 9, 2014
01/08/2014:   General Officer Assignments
01/07/2014:   DOD Approves Grants for $32,346,000 to Replace Elementary Schools at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., and Fort Riley, Kan.
01/07/2014:   Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to Travel to Texas, New Mexico, and Wyoming
01/07/2014:   Cavalry Unit Deploys to Republic of Korea
01/06/2014:   Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Hosts Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se
01/06/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting with Estonia's Minister of Defense Urmas Reinsalu
01/05/2014:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/04/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's call with Japan's Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera
01/04/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call with Russia’s Minister of Defense Sergey Shoygu
01/03/2014:   DOD Announces Recertification Of Imminent Danger Areas
01/02/2014:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

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