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News Releases

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.

03/31/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/31/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
03/31/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
03/30/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
03/30/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of March 29, 2011
03/30/2011:   Navy Announces 2011 Young Investigator Research Awards
03/30/2011:   General Officer Announcements
03/30/2011:   DOD Announces Stationing of Two Combat Aviation Brigades
03/29/2011:   General Officer Announcement
03/29/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
03/29/2011:   DOD Launches Online Career Transition Training for Service Members
03/28/2011:   Statement by the Army on Photographs Published by Rolling Stone
03/28/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
03/27/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/25/2011:   Navy Names Littoral Combat Ships Jackson and Montgomery
03/25/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
03/24/2011:   Navy to Christen Amphibious Transport Dock Ship Arlington
03/24/2011:   DOD Issues Stop Work Order on the JSF F136 Extra Engine Program
03/24/2011:   General Officer Announcements
03/24/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
03/24/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of March 22, 2011
03/23/2011:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
03/22/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/22/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/22/2011:   Standardization Program Announces Winners for Annual Achievement Awards
03/21/2011:   Statement by the Army on Photographs Published by Der Spiegel
03/21/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/21/2011:   Deadline for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay Extended
03/21/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/20/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
03/18/2011:   Navy Names Littoral Combat Ships Milwaukee and Detroit
03/18/2011:   Army Released February Suicide Data
03/18/2011:   General Officer Announcement
03/18/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/17/2011:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty
03/17/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/17/2011:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of March 15, 2011
03/17/2011:   Fiscal 2010 Sexual Assault in the Military Report Released
03/17/2011:   Navy Supports Northrop Grumman Corp. Shipbuilding Spin-Off
03/17/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
03/16/2011:   General Officer Announcements
03/15/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/15/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcement
03/15/2011:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal Year-to-date 2011, through February
03/14/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/14/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/13/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/11/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/11/2011:   DOD Releases Military Intelligence Program Top Line Budget for Fiscal 2007, 2008, 2009
03/11/2011:   Statement by Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
03/11/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
03/10/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/10/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/10/2011:   General Officer Announcements
03/10/2011:   General Officer Announcement
03/10/2011:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of March 8, 2011
03/09/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/09/2011:   General Officer Announcements
03/09/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
03/07/2011:   Statement by Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Resumption of Military Commission Charges
03/07/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/07/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/07/2011:   General Officer Announcements
03/04/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/04/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
03/04/2011:   General Officer Announcement
03/04/2011:   General Officer Announcement
03/04/2011:   Flag Officer Announcement
03/03/2011:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty
03/03/2011:   Deadline for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay Applications Extended
03/03/2011:   DOD Identifies Units for Upcoming Afghanistan and Kuwait Rotation
03/03/2011:   General Officer Announcement
03/02/2011:   DOD to Measure Guard and Reserve Employment Practices
03/02/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
03/02/2011:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of March 1, 2011
03/02/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/01/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/01/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/01/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
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