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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.

12/31/2003:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/31/2003:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/31/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/31/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/31/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of December 31, 2003
12/30/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/30/2003:   Military Commission Review Panel Members to be Designated and Instruction Issued
12/30/2003:   Appointing Authority Decision Made
12/30/2003:   Military Commission Legal Advisor Announced
12/29/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/29/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/29/2003:   Flag Officer Assignment
12/28/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/27/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/27/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/26/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/26/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/26/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/26/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/24/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/24/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of December 24, 2003
12/23/2003:   DoD Statement on Anthrax
12/23/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/23/2003:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENT
12/22/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/22/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/19/2003:   Two Servicemen Missing in Action in Vietnam Identified
12/19/2003:   General Officer Assignment
12/18/2003:   Navy Announces Ohio Class SSGN Conversion Contract Award
12/18/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/18/2003:   Defense Counsel Assigned to Salim Ahmed Hamdan
12/17/2003:   Additional Stryker Brigade Acquistions Approved
12/17/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/17/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of December 17, 2003
12/16/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/15/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/15/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/15/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/15/2003:   USS Eisenhower Refueling and Complex Overhaul Contract Announced
12/14/2003:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on the Capture of Saddam Hussein
12/14/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/14/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/12/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/12/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/12/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/12/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/11/2003:   Flag Officer Assignment
12/11/2003:   Two DoD Acquisition Programs Win Awards
12/11/2003:   Aegis Missile Test Successful
12/11/2003:   Blue Angels 2004 Show Schedule Announced
12/11/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/11/2003:   General Officer Announcement
12/11/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/10/2003:   DoD Recognizes Manufacturing Technology Achievements
12/10/2003:   DTRA Chief's Departure Announced
12/10/2003:   General Officer Announcement
12/10/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of 10 Dec. 2003
12/09/2003:   DoD Hosts Annual Disability Awards Ceremony and Forum
12/09/2003:   GAO Upholds Government Tricare Award to HealthNet
12/09/2003:   Missile Defense Agency Chooses Missile Target Contractor
12/09/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/09/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/08/2003:   Sailor Missing from WWII Identified
12/08/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/08/2003:   Flag Officer Assignments
12/04/2003:   Beehler to Lead DoD Environmental Policy
12/04/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/04/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/03/2003:   DoD Assigns Legal Counsel for Guantanamo Detainee
12/03/2003:   Missile Defense Boost-Phase Contract Awarded
12/03/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/03/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of December 3, 2003
12/02/2003:   DoD Announces Detainee Allowed Access to Lawyer
12/02/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/01/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/01/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/01/2003:   General Officer Announcement

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