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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.

04/30/1998:   DOD KICKS OFF THIRD ANNUAL ACQUISITION REFORM WEEK
04/30/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/30/1998:   UNITED STATES PARTICIPATES IN COMBINED ENDEAVOR '98
04/29/1998:   AMERICAN TEAM TO RECOVER REMAINS IN NORTH KOREA
04/29/1998:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE GENERALS NAMED AS ASSISTANTS TO JCS CHAIRMAN
04/28/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/28/1998:   AMENDMENT TO THE U.S.-JAPAN ACQUISTION AND CROSS-SERVICING AGREEMENT (ACSA)
04/27/1998:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY AWARD WINNERS NAMED TODAY AT 36TH ANNUAL CEREMONY
04/24/1998:   SOLOWAY APPOINTED AS ACQUISITION REFORM CHIEF
04/24/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/24/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/24/1998:   STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN
04/24/1998:   NAVY TO COMMISSION AEGIS GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER
04/20/1998:   DOD RELEASES GOVERNMENT PANEL REPORT ON SHIP SCRAPPING
04/17/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROGRAM CONTRIBUTES TO TURNAROUND IN A KEY SEMICONDUCTOR MATERIALS INDUSTRY
04/17/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PARTICIPATES IN OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL CRIME VICTIMS' RIGHTS WEEK
04/17/1998:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES NEW WATER QUALITY INITIATIVES
04/16/1998:   DARPA AND AIR FORCE SELECT UCAV CONTRACTORS
04/16/1998:   U.S. ARMY RESERVE LAUNCHES 90TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
04/16/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/16/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/16/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/15/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/15/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/15/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/15/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/14/1998:   DOD ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF COMMANDER IN CHIEF'S ANNUAL AWARD FOR INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE
04/14/1998:   DoD SELECTS NEXT GENERATION INTERNET PROPOSALS
04/08/1998:   SECRETARY OF THE NAVY NAMES THIRD SEAWOLF-CLASS SUBMARINE FOR PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER
04/08/1998:   DOD ANNOUNCES MORE GULF WAR ILLNESSES TOWN HALL MEETINGS
04/07/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RELEASES REPORT OF REVIEW OF IMPLEMENTATION OF HOMOSEXUAL CONDUCT POLICY
04/07/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/07/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/06/1998:   NATIONAL GUARD TECHNOLOGY PROJECT RECEIVES SMITHSONIAN AWARD
04/03/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN CONFIDENT WITH NAVY SOLUTIONTO F/A-18E/F WING DROP
04/03/1998:   NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR EMPLOYER SUPPORT INSTALLEDIN PENTAGON CEREMONY
04/03/1998:   DOD SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAM FINISHES STRONG IN FISCAL YEAR 1997
04/03/1998:   DoD ANNOUNCES CIVILIAN ACQUISITION WORK FORCE PERSONNEL DEMONSTRATION PROJECT
04/03/1998:   U.S. MILITARY PARTICIPATES IN BERLIN AIR SHOW
04/02/1998:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT "KICK BUTTS DAY" ACTIVITY ANNOUNCED
04/02/1998:   DEFENSE SECRETARY WILLIAM S. COHEN SAYS FUTURE SECURITY REQUIRES MORE BASE CLOSURES
04/01/1998:   NEW DIRECTOR OF DEFENSE SECURITY SERVICE SELECTED

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  • Arati Prabhakar, the director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, briefs Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on the Atlas robot and other robotics at the Pentagon, April 22, 2014. The program showcased DARPA technologies and how they contribute to U.S. national security. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby briefs the press at the Pentagon, April 22, 2014. Kirby answered questions regarding the upcoming joint exercises between the United States and Poland as well as also addressing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's upcoming trip to Mexico and Guatemala. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • A MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor helicopter assists South Korea's search operations near the site of the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off Jindo island. The helicopter is assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, attached to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Christian Senyk
  • U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Cameron H. Depue scans the ocean from the back of an MV-22 Osprey aircraft after departing from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 21, 2014, to assist South Korea's search operations for the Sewol, the ferry that sank off Jindo island. Depue is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Henry Antenor
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  • 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
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  • 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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