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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.

03/31/1999:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE MODIFIES ANTHRAX VACCINATION PROGRAM
03/31/1999:   MILITARY HEALTH SYSTEM ON TRACK FOR Y2K COMPLIANCE - Progress Reflective of Department-wide Attention to Y2K Repairs
03/31/1999:   SELECTED ACQUISITION REPORTS
03/29/1999:   SECRETARY COHEN ORDERS MORE BOMBERS TO EUROPE
03/29/1999:   PRUEHER - TRICARICO COMMISSION COMPLETES BILATERAL EUROPEAN FACT-FINDING TRIP
03/29/1999:   THAAD TEST FLIGHT DOES NOT ACHIEVE INTERCEPT TARGET
03/27/1999:   STATEMENT BY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE KEN BACON
03/24/1999:   DARPA AND AIR FORCE SELECT BOEING TO BUILD UCAV DEMONSTRATOR SYSTEM
03/24/1999:   WOMEN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS ACHIEVEMENT AWARDEES ANNOUNCED
03/23/1999:   NAVY CHRISTENS OCEANOGRAPHIC SURVEY SHIP
03/23/1999:   ARMED FORCES EXPEDITIONARY MEDAL APPROVED FOR OPERATION JOINT ENDEAVOR OR OPERATION JOINT GUARD
03/23/1999:   DEFENSE REFORM INITIATIVE MADE PART OF DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS STAN Z. SOLOWAY, DUSD (ACQUISITION REFORM), TAPPED TO DIRECT DEFENSE REFORM
03/23/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/19/1999:   U.S. AIRCRAFT ORDERED TO DEPLOY IN SUPPORT OF NATO OPERATIONS
03/18/1999:   BASE CLOSURE COMMUNITIES, DOD TO HOLD CONFERENCE
03/18/1999:   NAVY TO COMMISSION AEGIS GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER
03/15/1999:   PAC-3 TEST SUCCESSFUL
03/15/1999:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CHOOSES FTS2001 TELEPHONE PROVIDER
03/12/1999:   TANDEM THRUST '99
03/12/1999:   NAVY ISSUES RECORD OF DECISION FOR REUSE OFNAVAL TRAINING CENTER SAN DIEGO
03/11/1999:   LORD NOMINATED FOR AIR UNIVERSITY POST
03/11/1999:   AIR UNIVERSITY COMMANDER TO RETIRE
03/11/1999:   NEW VICE COMMANDER FOR AIR FORCE SPACE COMMAND
03/10/1999:   STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHENREGARDING TRAGEDY AT CAVALESE
03/10/1999:   SECRETARY COHEN NAMES ADM PRUEHER TO REVIEW MEASURES TAKEN SINCE CAVALESE INCIDENT
03/08/1999:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR JANUARY 31, 1999 SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
03/08/1999:   STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN ON DEATH OF HIS HIGHNESS SHAIKH ISA THE AMIR OF BAHRAIN
03/05/1999:   WORLD WAR II MIA REMAINS IDENTIFIED
03/05/1999:   AIR FORCE ANNOUNCES FORCE STRUCTURE CHANGES
03/04/1999:   ARMED FORCES RADIO AND TELEVISION TO BROADCAST EXCLUSIVE PRESIDENTIAL INTERVIEW FOR U.S. TROOPS
03/04/1999:   DOD EXPANDS DISASTER SUPPORT FOR HURRICANE-STRICKEN COUNTRIES
03/02/1999:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CONDUCTS VIRTUAL JOB FAIR
03/01/1999:   DOD NAMES 1999 MENTOR-PROTEGE NUNN-PERRY AWARD WINNERS
03/01/1999:   SECRETARY COHEN OUTLINES 1999 UPDATE ON DEFENSE REFORM RELEASES "PARTNERING FOR EXCELLENCE" CD-ROM

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos, foreground, at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, foreground, during a meeting at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with U.S. military assigned to duty in Canada during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, signs the guestbook of Canadian Air Force Gen. Thomas J. Lawson, chief of Canada's defense staff, during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land in a field to extract U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers during Operation Cyclone in Passau village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 11, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 11, and the Georgian soldiers are assigned to Bravo Company, 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal
  • Operators aboard the Ocean Shield, an Australian navy ship, move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle into position to deploy it in the Indian Ocean, April 14, 2014. Using side-scan sonar, the Bluefin will descend to a depth of between 4,000 and 4,500 meters, or about 2.5 to 2.8 miles, and about 115 feet above the ocean floor. Joint Task Force 658 is supporting Operation Southern Indian Ocean, searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter D. Blair
  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
  • U.S. Marines prepare to demonstrate how to fire their weapons to Australian soldiers after hiking on Robertson Barracks in Northern Territory, Australia, April 15, 2014, to acclimate the to the area's humidity. The Marines are assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force Darwin.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. James Gulliver
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