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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.

11/30/1999:   CHARLES CHIBITTY, COMANCHE CODE TALKER, RECOGNIZED AT PENTAGON CEREMONY
11/23/1999:   SELECTED ACQUISITION REPORTS AS OF SEPTEMBER 1999
11/23/1999:   31ST REPUBLIC OF KOREA-UNITED STATES SECURITY CONSULTATIVE MEETING Joint Communiqu November 23, 1999 Washington, DC
11/23/1999:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT EQUAL OPPORTUNITY SURVEY AND STUDY OF CAREER PROGRESSION OF MINORITY AND WOMEN OFFICERS
11/22/1999:   WARMINSTER NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER REUSE RECORD OF DECISION ISSUED
11/22/1999:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT COMPLETES REVIEW OF BRITISH AEROSPACE ACQUISITION OF GEC MARCONI ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
11/18/1999:   NAVY TO CHRISTEN NEW GUIDED-MISSILE DESTROYER
11/18/1999:   DEFENSE SECRETARY COHEN SAYS U.S. COMMITMENT TO WORLD LEADERSHIP REMAINS FIRM
11/18/1999:   1999 MAINTENANCE AWARDS PRESENTED
11/16/1999:   NEW DACOWITS CHAIR NAMED
11/12/1999:   CUNNINGHAM NAMED DIRECTOR OF DEFENSE SECURITY SERVICE
11/12/1999:   KOREAN WAR REMAINS REPATRIATED
11/10/1999:   RESERVE HEALTH CARE BENEFITS, ENTITLEMENTS STUDY REPORTSENT TO CONGRESS
11/10/1999:   HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNVERSITIES AWARDED DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RESEARCH CONTRACT
11/04/1999:   U.S. NAVY TO CHRISTEN NEW GUIDED-MISSILE DESTROYER
11/04/1999:   DOD DISTINGUISHED CIVILIAN SERVICE AWARDS PRESENTED
11/04/1999:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR SEPTEMBER 30, 1999 SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
11/04/1999:   EMPLOYERS EARN NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR SUPPORT OF NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE
11/03/1999:   RALSTON APPOINTED TO SUCCEED CLARK AS SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER, EUROPE
11/02/1999:   NEW DEFENSE COMMISSARY AGENCY DIRECTOR NAMED
11/02/1999:   NOKUEN-RI OUTSIDE EXPERTS
11/01/1999:   DISCUSSIONS ON NAVAL TRAINING RANGE IN VIEQUES CONTINUE
11/01/1999:   BRIG. GEN. BRUCE M. LAWLOR APPOINTED FIRST COMMANDING GENERAL FOR JOINT TASK FORCE-CIVIL SUPPORT
11/01/1999:   Nuclear Weapons Security Assessment and Training Center Opens
11/01/1999:   NEW SHIP NAMED IN HONOR OF SEN. CHAFEE

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