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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.

10/25/1999:   STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN ON THE PASSING OF SEN. JOHN H. CHAFEE
10/25/1999:   NORTH KOREA REPATRIATES REMAINS TO DOD DELEGATION
10/22/1999:   SECRETARY OF THE NAVY ASSIGNS NEW SHIP NAME
10/22/1999:   NAVY TO COMMISSION AEGIS GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER
10/22/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/22/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/22/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/22/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/21/1999:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT SAFETY STATISTICS REMAIN LOW
10/19/1999:   DOD AND RAND RELEASE REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE AS IT PERTAINS TO GULF WAR ILLNESSES AND PYRIDOSTIGMINE BROMIDE
10/18/1999:   EL SECRETARIO DE DEFENSE HAZE UN LLAMADO A QUE SE CONTINUE EL DIALOGO EN TORNO A VIEQUES
10/18/1999:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE CALLS FOR CONTINUED DIALOGUE ON VIEQUES
10/15/1999:   NORTH KOREA AGREES TO REPATRIATE REMAINS
10/14/1999:   DOD "RED RIBBON WEEK" TO ENHANCE COMMUNITY DRUG AWARENESS
10/14/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/14/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/14/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/14/1999:   JOINT STATEMENT ON THE KOSOVO AFTER ACTION REVIEW
10/13/1999:   DOD/FAA ENHANCE AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER READINESS, POST-RETIREMENT OPPORTUNITIES
10/08/1999:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR AUGUST 31, 1999SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
10/08/1999:   NORTH KOREA TENTATIVELY AGREES TO RETURN REMAINS
10/07/1999:   UNIFIED COMMAND PLAN
10/06/1999:   NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE DRAFTENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT RELEASED
10/06/1999:   U.S. AND THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN SIGN WMD COUNTER-PROLIFERATION AGREEMENT
10/06/1999:   MANAGEMENT OF JOHNSTON ATOLL TRANSFERS TO PACIFIC AIR FORCES
10/05/1999:   SECRETARY OF THE NAVY ANNOUNCES THE NAME OF NEWLY CHARTERED SEALIFT SHIP FOR U.S. AIR FORCE HERO
10/05/1999:   TRICARE PRIME REMOTE ENROLLMENT OPENS
10/05/1999:   FISCAL YEAR 1999 RECRUITING AND RETENTION
10/05/1999:   MILITARY HEALTH SYSTEM COMPLETES END-TO-END TESTING - Success Reflective of Department-wide Attention to Y2K Repairs
10/03/1999:   NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE CONDUCTS SUCCESSFUL INTERCEPT TEST
10/01/1999:   CHINESE COOPERATION ON KOREAN WAR POW/MIAs CONTINUES

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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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