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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.

03/29/2013:   Statement by Secretary Chuck Hagel on Vietnam Veterans Day
03/29/2013:   Soldier Missing from World War II Identified
03/29/2013:   2013 DACOWITS Committee Members Announced
03/28/2013:   General Officer Announcement
03/28/2013:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Hagel's Meeting with African Leaders
03/28/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/27/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call with South Korean Minister of National Defense Kim
03/25/2013:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Hagel's Call with Russian Minister of Defense Sergey Shoygu
03/25/2013:   Flag Officer Announcements
03/24/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/24/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/23/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call with President Karzai
03/22/2013:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Hagel’s Call with Polish Minister of Defense Tomasz Siemoniak
03/22/2013:   General Officer Announcements
03/22/2013:   Flag Officer Assignments
03/22/2013:   Army Releases February 2013 Suicide Information
03/22/2013:   Statement on Futenma Replacement Facility Landfill Permit Request
03/22/2013:   DOD Releases Strategy for Homeland Defense and Defense Support for Civil Authorities
03/22/2013:   General Officer Announcements
03/22/2013:   Flag Officer Announcements
03/22/2013:   General Officer Announcements
03/21/2013:   Military Commissions Personnel Announcement
03/21/2013:   Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary George Little on Civilian Employee Furlough Notices
03/20/2013:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Hagel’s Call with French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian
03/20/2013:   General Officer Announcements
03/20/2013:   General Officer Announcements
03/20/2013:   General Officer Assignments
03/20/2013:   Readout of Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter’s Visit to Jakarta
03/19/2013:   Readout Secretary of Defense Hagel’s Call with Israeli Minister of Defense Moshe Ya'alon
03/19/2013:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
03/19/2013:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Ten Year Anniversary of the Iraq War
03/18/2013:   DOD Launches Healthy Base Initiative
03/18/2013:   Deputy Secretary of Defense Carter's Visit to South Korea
03/17/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/16/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
03/16/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel’s Call to Afghan President Hamid Karzai
03/15/2013:   General Officer Assignments
03/14/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/14/2013:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
03/13/2013:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of March 12, 2013
03/13/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
03/12/2013:   Department of the Army Launches Campaign to Enhance Unit Readiness and Soldier Resilience
03/12/2013:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal 2013, Through January 2013
03/11/2013:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty
03/08/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
03/08/2013:   Army Announces Task Force Behavioral Health Findings
03/08/2013:   Flag Officer Assignments
03/08/2013:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of Feburary 26, 2013
03/07/2013:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s Calls with Foreign Counterparts
03/07/2013:   DOD Approves $26,560,000 Grant for Hale Kula Elementary School, Hawaii
03/05/2013:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s Calls with Foreign Counterparts and Leaders
03/05/2013:   Readout of Secretary Chuck Hagel’s Meeting with Israeli Minister of Defense Ehud Barak
03/01/2013:   Flag Officer Announcement
03/01/2013:   General Officer Announcements
03/01/2013:   General Officer Announcements
03/01/2013:   DOD Announces U.S. Army In Europe Force Structure Changes

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