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News Releases
12/31/2013:   Detainee Transfer Announced
12/30/2013:   Army Releases November 2013 Suicide Information
12/29/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call with Egyptian Minister of Defense General Al-Sisi
12/28/2013:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty
12/27/2013:   Statement by Secretary Hagel on the Futenma Replacement Facility Landfill Permit Approval
12/26/2013:   Flag Officer Announcements
12/26/2013:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of December 26, 2013
12/25/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel’s Calls to Service Members on Christmas
12/25/2013:   United States and Japan to Negotiate Environmental Stewardship Agreement
12/24/2013:   DoD Identifies Marine Corps Casualty
12/23/2013:   Statement By Secretary Hagel On The U.S. Marine Corps' Favorable Audit Opinion Monday, December 23, 2013
12/21/2013:   Statement by Secretary Hagel on the Passing of John Eisenhower
12/21/2013:   Statement on NATO Beginning SOFA Negotiations with Afghanistan
12/20/2013:   General Officer Assignments
12/20/2013:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
12/20/2013:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of December 20, 2013
12/19/2013:   DOD Approves Community Economic Adjustment Grants for the Oshkosh, Wis., and Texarkana, Texas, Regions in Response to Reductions in Defense Expenditures
12/19/2013:   Army Announces Decision on Army Cyber Forces
12/19/2013:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/19/2013:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Call with Egyptian Minister of Defense General Al-Sisi
12/19/2013:   TSA Precheck Formally Expands to Members of the Military at More Than 100 Airports
12/18/2013:   Detainee Transfer Announced
12/17/2013:   Department of Defense Releases 2014 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates
12/17/2013:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
12/17/2013:   General Officer Announcement
12/16/2013:   Readout of Inaugural Video Teleconference Between Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Russian Minister of Defense Sergey Shoygu
12/16/2013:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Call with Israeli Minister of Defense Moshe Ya'alon
12/16/2013:   Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Milwaukee
12/16/2013:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal 2014 through October 2013
12/16/2013:   Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Names New Director of DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office
12/16/2013:   Detainee Transfer Announced
12/13/2013:   General Officer Announcement
12/13/2013:   Flag Officer Announcements
12/13/2013:   DOD Identifies Units for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation
12/13/2013:   Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Announces Rear Admiral John Kirby as Pentagon Press Secretary
12/13/2013:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Same-Sex Benefits
12/12/2013:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of December 12, 2013
12/12/2013:   General Officer Assignments
12/12/2013:   DoD Identifies Marine Corps Casualty
12/12/2013:   Joint Statement by US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Singapore Minister for Defense Dr Ng Eng Hen
12/12/2013:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Budget Agreement
12/11/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call with Ukrainian Minister of Defense Pavlo Lebedyev
12/10/2013:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Visit to Qatar
12/10/2013:   General Officer Announcements
12/09/2013:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Visit to Saudi Arabia
12/09/2013:   Airman Missing From Vietnam War Accounted For
12/09/2013:   Statement on Additional U.S. Support to France and the African Union in the Central African Republic
12/09/2013:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Visit to Islamabad, Pakistan
12/06/2013:   DOD Announces 2013 DOD Chief Information Officer Award Winners
12/06/2013:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with King Hamad al Khalifa of Bahrain
12/06/2013:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Saudi Deputy Minister of Defense Sultan
12/05/2013:   Flag Officer Assignments
12/05/2013:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Call with United Arab Emirates Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed
12/05/2013:   Detainee Transfer Announced
12/04/2013:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of December 4, 2013
12/03/2013:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Christine Fox
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