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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.

10/30/1998:   DARPA SELECTS NGI SUPERNET PROPOSAL
10/28/1998:   FISCAL YEAR 1998 RECRUITING ACHIEVES 97 PERCENT OF GOAL FOR QUANTITY WHILE EXCEEDING QUALITY BENCHMARKS
10/28/1998:   NAVY ISSUES RECORD OF DECISION FOR REUSE OF MARE ISLAND NAVAL SHIPYARD
10/28/1998:   COMMUNITY DRUG AWARENESS AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
10/27/1998:   CORRECTION - NEXT DACOWITS CHAIR NAMED
10/26/1998:   REMARKS AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY BYSECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHENAT THE NATIONAL DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATIONHOUSTON, TEXASOCTOBER 26, 1998
10/26/1998:   DOD DEPLOYS FORCES TO BENIN FOR PEACEKEEPING TRAINING
10/26/1998:   DOD'S SCARLET-II SUCCESFULLY LAUNCHED ON DEEP SPACE 1
10/26/1998:   NEXT DACOWITS CHAIR NAMED
10/22/1998:   EXERCISE IRON COBRA 99
10/21/1998:   ACQUISITON REFORM SATELLITE BROADCAST AIRS OCT. 22
10/21/1998:   MAINTENANCE AWARDS FOR 1998 PRESENTED
10/21/1998:   DOD RELEASES AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE POLICY
10/19/1998:   DOD SELECTS FOREIGN DEFENSE EQUIPMENT FOR TESTING
10/19/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PRESENTS AWARDS TO OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEES WITH DISABILITIES
10/16/1998:   EVOLVED EXPENDABLE LAUNCH VEHICLE CONTRACT AWARD
10/16/1998:   Remarks Prepared for DeliverybySecretary of Defense William S. CohenFortune 500 Forum Dinner Keynote AddressPittsburgh, PennsylvaniaOctober 16, 1998
10/16/1998:   DOD ANNOUNCES GULF WAR ILLNESSES OUTREACH VISITS TO MARINE CORPS INSTALLATIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA
10/15/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/15/1998:   NAVY RESEARCHERS REACH MILESTONE IN DEVELOPING DNA VACCINE
10/15/1998:   EMPLOYERS EARN NATIONAL RECOGNITIONFOR SUPPORT OF NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE
10/14/1998:   U.S. UNITS IN BOSNIA ROTATE
10/13/1998:   DOD ESTABLISHES THE BOREN-RUDMAN COMMISSION
10/13/1998:   B-52 AIRCRAFT ORDERED TO DEPLOY TO THE UNITED KINGDOM
10/09/1998:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT MAKES PROGRESS WITH REFORM ACTIONS
10/06/1998:   SECRETARY OF THE NAVY ASSIGNS NEW SHIP NAMES
10/06/1998:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR AUGUST 31, 1998SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
10/06/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN TO VISIT GULF REGION
10/02/1998:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE HOSTS OATH OF OFFICE CEREMONY FOR FIRST CHANCELLOR FOR EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
10/01/1998:   USNS DAHL (T-AKR 312) NAMED AFTER MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT
10/01/1998:   DOD LIFE CYCLE COST REDUCTION AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
10/01/1998:   WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION RESPONSE TEAMLOCATIONS ANNOUNCED
10/01/1998:   NAVY SECRETARY TURNOVER DATE TO BE NOVEMBER 16
10/01/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AIDS HURRICANE, STORM RECOVERY IN GULF STATES AND CARIBBEAN
10/01/1998:   1998 MAINTENANCE SYMPOSIUM TO EMPHASIZE CHALLENGES AND VISION
10/01/1998:   ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY

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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
  • President Barack Obama holds a ceremony to present midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy's football team with the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The trophy is an honor that goes to the team with the most victories against its service rivals. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • 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
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, talk at the NBA board of governors meeting in 
New York, April 17, 2014. During the meeting, Dempsey discussed a new partnership between the NBA and Defense Department to support for a commitment to service. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Spc. Josh Lueken provides security at Observation Post English in Afghanistan's Logar province, April 18, 2014. Lueken is assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Landry
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Orin Sanford looks out the side door of a UH-1Y Huey after taking off from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 18, 2014, to assist South Korea's efforts surrounding the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of South Korea. Sanford is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • Runners take off from the starting line at the Boston Marathon "shadow run" on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 18, 2014. More than 600 runners participated in the race. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gary J. Rihn
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