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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.

10/30/1996:   DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY ACCEPTING HOLIDAY DONATIONS FOR OPERATION JOINT ENDEAVOR TROOPS
10/28/1996:   VICE ADMIRAL DENNIS C. BLAIR APPOINTED TO RESERVE FORCES POLICY BOARD
10/28/1996:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE COMMUNITY DRUG AWARENESS AWARD
10/25/1996:   U.S. SOUTHERN COMMAND TO ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR CARIBBEAN AREA
10/24/1996:   FISCAL YEAR 1996 RECRUITING EFFORTS PRODUCE QUALITY FOR MODERN FORCE
10/22/1996:   DOD OUTREACH EFFORTS CONTINUE WITH HISPANIC COLLEGES AGREEMENT
10/21/1996:   MARSHALL CENTER INTERIM DIRECTOR ANNOUNCED
10/18/1996:   DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN WHITE OUTLINES QUADRENNIAL DEFENSE REVIEW BEFORE DEFENSE SCIENCE BOARD
10/17/1996:   NAVY CHRISTENS OCEANOGRAPHIC SURVEY SHIP USNS HENSON (T-AGS 63)
10/16/1996:   MARSHALL CENTER DIRECTOR ACCEPTS POSITION AT NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIVERSITY
10/16/1996:   DEPARTMENT TO PARTICIPATE IN EURONAVAL 96
10/15/1996:   SECOND ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION/SMALL BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD RECIPIENTS NAMED
10/11/1996:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE HONORS EIGHTEEN EMPLOYEES AT THE 16TH ANNUAL DISABILITY AWARDS CEREMONY
10/10/1996:   GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER GONZALEZ (DDG 66) TO BE COMMISSIONED AT NAVAL STATION, INGLESIDE, TEXAS
10/09/1996:   REPUBLIC OF KOREA AND COMBINED FORCES COMMAND TO CONDUCT ANNUAL EXERCISE FOAL EAGLE
10/08/1996:   DOD SELECTS FOREIGN DEFENSE EQUIPMENT FOR TESTING
10/08/1996:   DOD/DCI JOINT SPACE MANAGEMENT BOARD ON MILSATCOM
10/08/1996:   DEFENSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON WOMEN IN THE SERVICES ANNOUNCES 1996 FALL CONFERENCE
10/08/1996:   DEFENSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON WOMEN IN THE SERVICES COMPLETE VISIT WITH SERVICE MEMBERS IN EUROPE
10/07/1996:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR JULY 31, 1996
10/07/1996:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR JUNE 30, 1996
10/03/1996:   REMAINS OF KOREAN WAR SOLDIER RETURN TO U. S.
10/03/1996:   Remarks as Given by Secretary of Defense William J. Perry To the National Academy of Engineering
10/01/1996:   Reserve Affairs WEB on line
10/01/1996:   NATIONAL IMAGERY AND MAPPING AGENCY ESTABLISHED
10/01/1996:   DEFENSE COMMISSARY AGENCY BECOMES ONE OF THE FIRST GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO BE PERFORMANCE BASED

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  • President Barack Obama, right, admires a ring U.S. Naval Academy football team members Cody Peterson, left, and Matt Aiken, center, presented to him at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The president presented the Navy midshipmen with the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, which goes to the academy team with the most victories against its service rivals.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel
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  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Kenneth Johnson read the names of the fallen from Jacksonville on the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Johnson is the city's senior policy advisor on military affairs. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
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