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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.

12/28/2000:   U.S., Korea Complete Negotiations on Status of Forces
12/27/2000:   HIGH ENERGY LASER RESEARCH AWARDS ANNOUNCED
12/22/2000:   NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE CONTRACT AWARDED
12/22/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
12/21/2000:   DEFENSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON WOMEN IN THE SERVICE WELCOMES EIGHT NEW MEMBERS
12/21/2000:   SERVICEMEMBERS TO RECEIVE ONE OF THE LARGEST INCREASES IN HOUSING ALLOWANCE RATES EVER
12/21/2000:   FOURTH MEMBER ADDED TO V-22 REVIEW PANEL
12/19/2000:   NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ASSOCIATION SIGNS STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR GUARD, RESERVE
12/19/2000:   SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING AUGMENTATION AWARDS ANNOUNCED
12/19/2000:   RESERVE FORCES POLICY BOARD GENERAL/FLAG OFFICERS APPOINTED
12/19/2000:   GULF WAR DEPLETED URANIUM ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE REPORT UPDATED
12/19/2000:   VACCINE USE IN THE GULF WAR: SHORTFALLS IDENTIFIED, IMPROVEMENTS NEEDED
12/18/2000:   U.S., NORTH KOREA REACH AGREEMENT ON MIA REMAINS RECOVERY
12/15/2000:   ROK OUTSIDE EXPERT VISIT TO WASHNGTON PROVES TIMELY
12/15/2000:   SECRETARY COHEN ANNOUNCES V-22 REVIEW PANEL
12/15/2000:   NAVY DEMONSTRATES COOPERATIVE ENGAGEMENT AT SEA
12/14/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
12/14/2000:   COHEN TO LEAD HOLIDAY VISIT TO U.S. FORCES OVERSEAS
12/13/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
12/13/2000:   U.S., FOUR EUROPEAN NATIONS AGREE TO PRODUCE INFORMATION TERMINALS
12/12/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
12/11/2000:   NAVY NAMES FOURTH SAN ANTONIO CLASS AMPHIBIOUS SHIP
12/11/2000:   NAVY NAMES FOURTH VIRGINIA CLASS SUBMARINE
12/11/2000:   DOD RELEASES SELECTED ACQUISITION REPORTS
12/08/2000:   TRICARE SENIOR PHARMACY BENEFIT DETAILS ANNOUNCED
12/07/2000:   NAVY AND MARINE CORPS RECEIVE MORE THAN 250 e-BUSINESS PROPOSALS
12/07/2000:   BLUE ANGELS, THUNDERBIRDS SET 2001 AIR SHOW SCHEDULES
12/06/2000:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES CONTRACT FOR IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES
12/06/2000:   JOINT RESERVE VIRTUAL INFORMATION ORGANIZATIONS APPROVED FOR ESTABLISHMENT
12/06/2000:   BLUE ANGELS, THUNDERBIRDS SET 2001 AIR SHOW SCHEDULES
12/05/2000:   2001 CHAIR AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF DACOWITS NAMED
12/05/2000:   U.S. AND UKRAINIAN DEFENSE MINISTRIES SIGN ANNUAL PLAN OF COOPERATION
12/05/2000:   DOD REISSUES REPORT ON KHAMISIYAH DEMOLITIONS
12/05/2000:   DOD ANNOUNCES RAND STUDY OF CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL AGENTS
12/01/2000:   DOD RELEASES STRATEGY REPORT FOR EUROPE AND NATO

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greets Mexican Brig. Gen. Uriel Rios as U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Simeon G. Trombitas, senior defense official in Mexico, looks on upon Hagel's arrival in Mexico City, April 23, 2014. Rios is a liaison officer to the Mexican secretariat of national defense. Hagel will attend a defense ministerial conference with Mexico, Canada and the United States before traveling to Guatemala. Earlier in the day, Hagel toured Fort Bragg, N.C. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • First Lady Michelle Obama greets service members after participating in a "Joining Forces" event on Fort Campbell, Ky., April 23, 2014. During the event, Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, launched the Veterans Service Center, the first online one-stop shopping tool for veterans, transitioning service members and spouses seeking jobs.
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  • 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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