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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.

11/28/2002:   NORAD INVESTIGATES REPORTS OF CONTRAIL
11/27/2002:   DAVID R. HEEBNER RECEIVES 2002 FUBINI AWARD
11/27/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF NOVEMBER 27, 2002
11/27/2002:   Defense Agency Provides U.S. Troops Overseas with Holiday Meal
11/25/2002:   DOD SUICIDE PREVENTION AWARENESS CAMPAIGN HELD
11/22/2002:   PHARMACY DATA TRANSACTION SERVICE AWARDED TWICE FOR ENHANCING PATIENT SAFETY
11/22/2002:   VALUE ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS FOR 2002
11/21/2002:   FLIGHT MISSION 4 MISSILE TEST SUCCESSFUL
11/21/2002:   NEW PENTAGON METRO ENTRANCE FACILITY OPENS
11/20/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF NOVEMBER 20, 2002
11/18/2002:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
11/15/2002:   DOD PROVIDES AERIAL SUPPORT TO 2002 NATO SUMMIT
11/15/2002:   ESGR TO APPOINT FIFTEEN COMMITTEE CHAIRS
11/15/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUCEMENT
11/14/2002:   SELECTED ACQUISITION REPORTS FROM SEPTEMBER 2002
11/14/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUCEMENT
11/13/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF NOVEMBER 13, 2002
11/11/2002:   REMARKS BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE DONALD H. RUMSFELD
11/08/2002:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT SALUTES VETERANS
11/08/2002:   FOCUSED-MISSION SHIP CONCEPT STUDIES CONTRACTS AWARDED
11/06/2002:   VIETNAM MIAS IDENTIFIED
11/06/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF NOVEMBER 6, 2002
11/06/2002:   MAJOR PUBLISHERS REVIVE FREE BOOKS FOR U.S. TROOPS ABROAD
11/06/2002:   NAVY TO CHRISTEN NEW GUIDED-MISSILE DESTROYER CHAFEE
11/06/2002:   GUIDED-MISSILE DESTROYER PREBLE TO BE COMMISSIONED
11/04/2002:   UNDER SECRETARY FEITH VISITS HAWAII, SOUTH KOREA AND JAPAN
11/01/2002:   MISSING SOLDIER DECLARED DEAD

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos, foreground, at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, foreground, during a meeting at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with U.S. military assigned to duty in Canada during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, signs the guestbook of Canadian Air Force Gen. Thomas J. Lawson, chief of Canada's defense staff, during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land in a field to extract U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers during Operation Cyclone in Passau village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 11, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 11, and the Georgian soldiers are assigned to Bravo Company, 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal
  • Operators aboard the Ocean Shield, an Australian navy ship, move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle into position to deploy it in the Indian Ocean, April 14, 2014. Using side-scan sonar, the Bluefin will descend to a depth of between 4,000 and 4,500 meters, or about 2.5 to 2.8 miles, and about 115 feet above the ocean floor. Joint Task Force 658 is supporting Operation Southern Indian Ocean, searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter D. Blair
  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
  • U.S. Marines prepare to demonstrate how to fire their weapons to Australian soldiers after hiking on Robertson Barracks in Northern Territory, Australia, April 15, 2014, to acclimate the to the area's humidity. The Marines are assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force Darwin.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. James Gulliver
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