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News Releases

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.

11/30/2009:   DoD Announces Change-In-Status of Army Soldier
11/30/2009:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
11/30/2009:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/25/2009:   DoD Announces Military Commissions Actions
11/25/2009:   National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Activated As Of November 24, 2009
11/24/2009:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/24/2009:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/24/2009:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
11/24/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/24/2009:   Senior Executive Service Reassignment
11/23/2009:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/23/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/23/2009:   General Officer Assignments
11/20/2009:   DOD Announces Military Commissions Actions
11/20/2009:   DOD Statement on Fort Hood Independent Review
11/20/2009:   Army Announces Independent Body Armor Review
11/20/2009:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
11/20/2009:   General Officer Assignments
11/20/2009:   Flag Officer Assignments
11/20/2009:   Navy Announces Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Military Relocations to Guam
11/19/2009:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/18/2009:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/18/2009:   DOD Announces Army Casualty, Dustwun Status
11/18/2009:   National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Activated As Of November 17, 2009
11/18/2009:   Navy Announces Decision On Marine Mammal Use To Protect Washington Navy Base
11/17/2009:   Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments
11/16/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/16/2009:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/16/2009:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/16/2009:   DOD and VA Announce Disability Evaluation System Pilot Expansion
11/16/2009:   Flag Officer Announcement
11/16/2009:   General Officer Announcement
11/13/2009:   Army Orders Probe at Arlington National Cemetery, Releases Investigation Findings
11/13/2009:   Army Releases October Suicide Data
11/13/2009:   Departments of Defense and Justice Announce Forum Decisions for Ten Guantanamo Bay Detainees
11/12/2009:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/11/2009:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of November 10 2009
11/10/2009:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
11/10/2009:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for October 2009
11/10/2009:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/10/2009:   Senior Executive Service Reassignments
11/09/2009:   General Officer Assignments
11/09/2009:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
11/09/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/06/2009:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/06/2009:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/05/2009:   Secretary Gates on Ft. Hood Shooting
11/05/2009:   Army Secretary Expresses Ft. Hood Shooting Condolence
11/04/2009:   Navy To Commission Amphibious Transport Dock Ship New York
11/04/2009:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of November 3, 2009
11/04/2009:   Flag Officer Announcement
11/04/2009:   General Officer Announcement
11/03/2009:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/03/2009:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/03/2009:   Senior Executive Service Appointments
11/02/2009:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/02/2009:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/02/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/02/2009:   General Officer Assignments

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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
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 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
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