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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.

03/31/1997:   GENERAL CLARK NOMINATED TO SACEUR
03/28/1997:   Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen to the Navy League Exposition - Thursday, March 27, 1997
03/27/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/27/1997:   U.S. EVACUATION OPERATIONS IN ALBANIA COMPLETED
03/27/1997:   NEW DEPUTY INSPECTOR GENERAL ANNOUNCED
03/27/1997:   NUMBER OF U.S. AIR FORCE PERSONNEL AT AIR BASE IN TURKEY REDUCED
03/27/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/27/1997:   DOD ANNOUNCES OPERATION BE FIT
03/25/1997:   DEFENSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON WOMEN IN THE SERVICES TO HOLD SPRING CONFERENCE IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA
03/25/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/21/1997:   DOD DEPLOYS ENABLING FORCE
03/21/1997:   PATRIOT INTERCEPTS SCUD DURING TEST
03/18/1997:   DOD TAPS BATTLE CREEK FOR NEW CENTRALIZED CATALOGING CENTER
03/17/1997:   DAVID PACKARD EXCELLENCE IN ACQUISITION AWARD WINNERS NAMED
03/14/1997:   DOD APPROVES CHANGES IN FORTEZZA CARD POLICY
03/14/1997:   Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen orders military to begin evacuation of Americans and third country nationals from Albania
03/14/1997:   NAVY CHRISTENS NEWEST ROLL-ON/ROLL-OFF CARGO SHIP USNS BOB HOPE (T-AKR 300)
03/13/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/11/1997:   SUCCESSFUL ARROW-2 TEST
03/07/1997:   INITIATIVES TO MAXIMIZE PARTICIPATION OF NATIVE AMERICAN OWNED BUSINESSES IN SUBCONTRACTS ARE IN PLACE AT DOD
03/07/1997:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR JANUARY 31, 1997 SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
03/07/1997:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR DECEMBER 31, 1996 SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
03/06/1997:   INTERCEPT NOT ACHIEVED DURING THAAD TEST
03/06/1997:   TEAM SPIRIT 97 CANCELED
03/04/1997:   UNITED STATES AND THE STATE OF QATAR CONDUCT MILITARY CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
03/03/1997:   DOD INSPECTOR GENERAL DIRECTED TO TAKE OVER CENTCOM LOG INQUIRY
03/03/1997:   ART EXHIBIT TO HONOR WOMEN IN THE MILITARY

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  • President Barack Obama, right, admires a ring U.S. Naval Academy football team members Cody Peterson, left, and Matt Aiken, center, presented to him at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The president presented the Navy midshipmen with the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, which goes to the academy team with the most victories against its service rivals.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel
  • President Barack Obama holds a ceremony to present midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy's football team with the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The trophy is an honor that goes to the team with the most victories against its service rivals. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Kenneth Johnson read the names of the fallen from Jacksonville on the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Johnson is the city's senior policy advisor on military affairs. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
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New York, April 17, 2014. During the meeting, Dempsey discussed a new partnership between the NBA and Defense Department to support for a commitment to service. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
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  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Orin Sanford looks out the side door of a UH-1Y Huey after taking off from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 18, 2014, to assist South Korea's efforts surrounding the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of South Korea. Sanford is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo
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