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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.

03/31/2005:   Rumsfeld Statement on Silberman-Robb Commission
03/31/2005:   Cold War Missing In Action Aviator Identified
03/31/2005:   Flag Officer Assignment
03/30/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/30/2005:   DoD Announces Plan to Improve Foreign Language Expertise
03/30/2005:   DoD Announces Release of 2004 DACOWITS Report
03/30/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of March 30, 2005
03/28/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/28/2005:   DoD to Temporarily Oversee Selected Air Force Programs
03/28/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/28/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/28/2005:   General Officer Assignments
03/25/2005:   Missing In Action Serviceman Identified
03/25/2005:   Flag Officer Assignment
03/25/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/24/2005:   DoD Health Plan for Eligible National Guard and Reserve Members Announced
03/23/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of 23 Mar 05
03/22/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/22/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/22/2005:   DoD Health System Receives Cutting Edge Award
03/21/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/21/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/21/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/21/2005:   General Officer Assignment
03/18/2005:   U.S. POW/MIA Delegation Leads Talks in Laos
03/18/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/18/2005:   Missing in Action Serviceman Identified
03/18/2005:   Flag Officer Announcements
03/18/2005:   Department of Defense Releases the National Defense and the National Military Strategies
03/18/2005:   DoD Issues Confidentiality Policy for Sexual Assault Victims
03/18/2005:   Peter B. Teets Announces Departure
03/17/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/17/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/17/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/16/2005:   Rumsfeld on Nomination of Paul Wolfowitz
03/16/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of March 16, 2005
03/15/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/14/2005:   Positive Initial Detection for Anthrax at Pentagon
03/14/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/14/2005:   Flag Officer Assignments
03/14/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/14/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/12/2005:   Detainee Transfer Announced
03/11/2005:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
03/11/2005:   DoD Selects Defense Equipment for Testing
03/11/2005:   General Officer Assignments
03/10/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/10/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/09/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/09/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of March 9, 2005
03/08/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/08/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/07/2005:   Detainee Transfer Announced
03/07/2005:   Detainee Transfer Announced
03/07/2005:   General Officer Announcement
03/05/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/05/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/04/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/04/2005:   Secretary of the Navy Environmental Award Winners Named
03/04/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/03/2005:   Navy to Commission New Guided Missile Destroyer Nitze
03/03/2005:   Special Assistant to Secretary of Defense to Lead DoD Delegation to Former U.S. Rep. Tillie Fowlers Memorial Service
03/03/2005:   Flag Officer Announcement
03/02/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/02/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/02/2005:   New Assistant Secretary of the Navy Sworn In
03/02/2005:   Statement from Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld on Death of Former U.S. Rep. Tillie Fowler
03/02/2005:   Flag Officer Announcement
03/01/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of March 2, 2005
03/01/2005:   DoD Comment on ACLU and Human Rights First Lawsuit
03/01/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/01/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/01/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/01/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/01/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/01/2005:   Flag Officer Announcement

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greets Canadian Defense Minister Robert Nicholson before meeting in Mexico City, April 23, 2014. Hagel will attend a defense ministerial conference with Mexico, Canada and the United States before traveling to Guatemala. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel watches a live-fire demonstration behind a blast screen while touring a special operations command on Fort Bragg, N.C., April 23, 2014. Hagel traveled to Fort Bragg to visit military members, receive briefings, and view unit demonstrations and capabilities. The secretary will continue his three-day trip to Mexico and Guatemala to meet with defense counterparts.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • President Barack Obama views the scene of the mudslide in Oso, Wash., from Marine One, April 22, 2014. Obama later met privately with families who lost loved ones. White House photo by Pete Souza
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosts an honor cordon for French army Gen. Pierre de Villiers, chief of the defense staff, at the Pentagon, April 23, 2014. The two leaders later discussed bilateral defense topics.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class John Delong tracks with another parachutist during free fall training on Naval Station Rota Spain in Rota, Spain, April 14, 2014. Delong is assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8.  U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Nathaniel Spencer
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michael Milano jumps over a wall during a mock helicopter raid as part of weapons and tactics instructor course Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., April 9, 2014. Milano is an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Marine Division's India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher A. Mendoza
  • U.S. Air Force and Marine engineers insulate the roof at the Edward P. Yorke school during New Horizons 2014 in Belize City, Belize, April 18, 2014. U.S. Southern Command sponsored the exercise, during which civil engineers from the United States and Belize will construct three school additions in Belize City and one in Hattieville.  U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kelly Ogden
  • U.S. Army Spc. Steven Dixon, left, and U.S. Army Capt. Harjind Sidhu examine a patient's teeth during New Horizons Belize 2014 in Progresso, Belize, April 11, 2014. Dixon is a dental technician and Sidhu is a dentist. The medical training exercise gives U.S. and Canadian military doctors and nurses the opportunity to work with their Belize counterparts to provide free care to Belizeans. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar
  • Army 2nd Lt. John Bergman low crawls through a water obstacle during the 31st annual Best Ranger Competition at Camp Rogers on Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Bergman is assigned to the 25th Infantry Division. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austin Berner
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