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News Releases
12/31/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of December 30, 2008
12/30/2008:   Navy to Commission Aircraft Carrier George H.W. Bush
12/30/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/30/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/29/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/28/2008:   D0D Identifies Navy Casualty
12/26/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/26/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/24/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Activated As Of December 23, 2008
12/24/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/23/2008:   DoD Releases Unified Command Plan 2008
12/22/2008:   First Minerva Research Initiative Awards Announced
12/22/2008:   DoD Announces Afghanistan Force Deployment
12/22/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/22/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/19/2008:   15 DoD Early Career Scientists and Engineers Win Presidential Award
12/19/2008:   Charges Referred Against One Detainee, Charges Dismissed Against Another
12/19/2008:   General Officer Assignment
12/19/2008:   General Officer Assignments
12/19/2008:   Marine Pilot Missing In Action From WWII Is Identified
12/18/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/17/2008:   Service Academy Gender Relations Survey Released
12/17/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
12/16/2008:   Detainee Transfer Announced
12/15/2008:   Servicemen MIA From Vietnam War are Identified
12/15/2008:   Department of Defense Releases 2009 BAH Rates
12/15/2008:   General Officer Assignments
12/11/2008:   DoD Announces Force Adjustment
12/10/2008:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for November 2008
12/10/2008:   Flag Officer Assignment
12/10/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of December 10, 2008
12/10/2008:   Navy to Christen Submarine New Mexico
12/09/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/05/2008:   New Accessions Pilot Program Authorized
12/03/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/03/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of December 2, 2008
12/02/2008:   Deputy Secretary England Announces Departure
12/02/2008:   Navy Names Four Ships After American Pioneers
12/01/2008:   Sailor Missing from WWII is Identified
12/01/2008:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates
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