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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.

04/30/1996:   CIVIL WORKS LEGISLATION GOES TO CONGRESS
04/30/1996:   Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William J. Perry - 1996 Latin American Strategy Symposium
04/28/1996:   U.S - ISRAEL SIGN JOINT STATEMENT OF INTENT ON THEATER MISSILE DEFENSE
04/26/1996:   C-17 MULTI-YEAR PROCUREMENT APPROVED
04/26/1996:   GPS AND FDR IMPLEMENTATION PLANS ANNOUNCED
04/26/1996:   Remarks Prepared for Delivery by William J. Perry Secretary of Defense - George Washington University
04/26/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/26/1996:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/25/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/25/1996:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/25/1996:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/25/1996:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/25/1996:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/25/1996:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/25/1996:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/25/1996:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AND TEXAS INSTRUMENTS ANNOUNCE SINGLE PROCESS INITIATIVE BLOCK CHANGE MODIFICATION
04/24/1996:   Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William J. Perry - Anti-Defamation League
04/24/1996:   MEADS TRILATERAL STATEMENT OF INTENT SIGNED
04/22/1996:   DOD ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD WINNERS NAMED
04/22/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/19/1996:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE EARTH DAY MESSAGE
04/19/1996:   DOD ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF'S ANNUAL AWARD FOR INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE
04/18/1996:   DOD FINDS LOCKHEED MARTIN ACQUISITION OF LORAL ACCEPTABLE
04/18/1996:   AEGIS DESTROYER ROSS (DDG 71) TO BE CHRISTENED
04/18/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/17/1996:   HIV ADJUNCT THERAPEUTIC VACCINE TRIAL ENDS
04/17/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/17/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/17/1996:   DoD AWARDS $20.7 MILLION TO UNIVERSITIES FOR RESEARCH EQUIPMENT
04/16/1996:   U.S. FORCES IN HAITI RETURN TOMORROW; FAIRWINDS CONTINUES
04/12/1996:   SMALL BUSINESS GETS HOME PAGE
04/11/1996:   SERVICES ANNOUNCED FOR AIR FORCE CREWMEMBERS
04/11/1996:   SHUGHART (T-AKR 295) NAMED AFTER MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT
04/11/1996:   NAVY TO COMMISSION GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER CARNEY (DDG 64)
04/11/1996:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT REPORT ON PROLIFERATION
04/09/1996:   DARPA ANNOUNCES FY 1996 MARITECH SELECTIONS
04/09/1996:   T-43A ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION UPDATE
04/08/1996:   Secretary of Defense William J. Perry - Howard University Student Leadership Conference
04/08/1996:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES SINGLE PROCESS INITIATIVE
04/08/1996:   DARPA PRESENTS FUTURE VISION TO INDUSTRY
04/06/1996:   VICE ADMIRAL JOHN D. BULKELEY, USN (RET) "AN OUTSTANDING LEADER OF MEN AND AGALLANT AND INTREPID SEAMAN"
04/05/1996:   Deputy Secretary of Defense John P. White - Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition
04/04/1996:   DOD/ NRC SIGN AGREEMENT ON SECURITY SERVICES
04/04/1996:   AIR FORCE CREWMEMBERS NAMES RELEASED
04/04/1996:   DOD REPORTS TO CONGRESS THAT THE MILITARY CAN SHARPEN ITS COMBAT EDGE THROUGH OUTSOURCING
04/04/1996:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON $1 BILLION R&D PROGRAM FOR SMALL COMPANIES
04/04/1996:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO FUND $450 MILLION IN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AT SMALL COMPANIES
04/03/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/03/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/03/1996:   DEFENSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON WOMEN IN THE SERVICES
04/02/1996:   REPORT RELEASED ON EVALUATION AND CARE OF MORE THAN 18,000 GULF WAR VETERANS
04/01/1996:   KENNETH H. BACON CONFIRMED ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS

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