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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.

10/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/29/2004:   Tricare Benefits Improved Significantly For Reservists
10/29/2004:   U.S. and Sweden to Conduct Anti-Submarine Warfare Training
10/29/2004:   General Officer Announcements
10/29/2004:   General Officer Announcements
10/28/2004:   DoD Announces Recommended Holiday Mail Dates
10/28/2004:   2004 Phoenix Award Winner Announced
10/27/2004:   Anthrax Vaccination Program Paused
10/27/2004:   General Officer Announcements
10/27/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
10/27/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of October 27, 2004
10/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/26/2004:   Top Performances Recognized by DoD Small Business Program
10/26/2004:   General Officer Announcements
10/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
10/25/2004:   DoD Awards Anti-Drug Awareness Efforts
10/25/2004:   General Officer Announcement
10/25/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
10/23/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
10/22/2004:   A Statement from The Chairman of The Joint Chiefs of Staff General Richard B. Myers
10/22/2004:   Department of The Navy Announces the Death of Retired Vice Adm. Samuel L. Gravely Jr.
10/22/2004:   DoD Red Ribbon Week Enhancing Anti-Drug Awareness
10/22/2004:   Korea-U.S. Security Meeting Joint Communiqu Announced
10/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
10/21/2004:   DoD Announces on-Line Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot
10/21/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
10/21/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/21/2004:   Department of Defense Statement Regarding The Levin Minority Report
10/21/2004:   Military Commission Panel Changes Announced
10/21/2004:   Navy to Commission Submarine Virginia
10/21/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/20/2004:   Death of Paul H. Nitze, Former Secretary of the Navy
10/20/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of October 20, 2004
10/20/2004:   Statement by Secretary Rumsfeld on the Death of Paul Nitze
10/18/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
10/18/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
10/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
10/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
10/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
10/16/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/16/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
10/16/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/16/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/16/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
10/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
10/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/15/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
10/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
10/14/2004:   DoD Publishes Defense Acquisition Guidebook
10/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
10/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
10/13/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of October 13, 2004
10/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/12/2004:   General Officer Announcement
10/11/2004:   Transfer of Detainee Control Completed
10/11/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/11/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/11/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
10/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/08/2004:   Aviles Sworn in as 30th Under Secretary of the Navy
10/08/2004:   Remains of American MIA's Found in North Korea
10/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/06/2004:   General Martin Nomination Withdrawn
10/06/2004:   DoD Announces Completion of Tricare West Region
10/06/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of October 6, 2004
10/06/2004:   U.S., Republic of Korea Reach Agreement on Troop Redeployment
10/05/2004:   Statement From Pentagon Spokesman Lawrence Di Rita
10/05/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/05/2004:   DoD Selects Hispanic Serving Institutions for Grants
10/04/2004:   A Statement From Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld
10/04/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/04/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/04/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/04/2004:   General Officer Assignment
10/04/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
10/03/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/03/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/03/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/01/2004:   DoD Hosts First Proliferation Security Initiative Maritime Interdiction Game
10/01/2004:   DoD, California Perchlorate Sampling Prioritization Protocol Reached
10/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/01/2004:   General Officer Announcements

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greets Canadian Defense Minister Robert Nicholson before meeting in Mexico City, April 23, 2014. Hagel will attend a defense ministerial conference with Mexico, Canada and the United States before traveling to Guatemala. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel watches a live-fire demonstration behind a blast screen while touring a special operations command on Fort Bragg, N.C., April 23, 2014. Hagel traveled to Fort Bragg to visit military members, receive briefings, and view unit demonstrations and capabilities. The secretary will continue his three-day trip to Mexico and Guatemala to meet with defense counterparts.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • President Barack Obama views the scene of the mudslide in Oso, Wash., from Marine One, April 22, 2014. Obama later met privately with families who lost loved ones. White House photo by Pete Souza
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosts an honor cordon for French army Gen. Pierre de Villiers, chief of the defense staff, at the Pentagon, April 23, 2014. The two leaders later discussed bilateral defense topics.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class John Delong tracks with another parachutist during free fall training on Naval Station Rota Spain in Rota, Spain, April 14, 2014. Delong is assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8.  U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Nathaniel Spencer
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michael Milano jumps over a wall during a mock helicopter raid as part of weapons and tactics instructor course Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., April 9, 2014. Milano is an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Marine Division's India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher A. Mendoza
  • U.S. Air Force and Marine engineers insulate the roof at the Edward P. Yorke school during New Horizons 2014 in Belize City, Belize, April 18, 2014. U.S. Southern Command sponsored the exercise, during which civil engineers from the United States and Belize will construct three school additions in Belize City and one in Hattieville.  U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kelly Ogden
  • U.S. Army Spc. Steven Dixon, left, and U.S. Army Capt. Harjind Sidhu examine a patient's teeth during New Horizons Belize 2014 in Progresso, Belize, April 11, 2014. Dixon is a dental technician and Sidhu is a dentist. The medical training exercise gives U.S. and Canadian military doctors and nurses the opportunity to work with their Belize counterparts to provide free care to Belizeans. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar
  • Army 2nd Lt. John Bergman low crawls through a water obstacle during the 31st annual Best Ranger Competition at Camp Rogers on Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Bergman is assigned to the 25th Infantry Division. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austin Berner
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