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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.

04/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/30/2004:   DoD Launches Expanded Communications for Servicemembers
04/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/30/2004:   Navys Newest Amphibious Ship Named in Honor of San Diego
04/30/2004:   Flag Officer Announcements
04/30/2004:   General Officer Announcement
04/30/2004:   General Officer Assignments
04/30/2004:   Korean And Cold War MIA Families Gather For Updates
04/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/29/2004:   General Officer Assignments
04/29/2004:   General Officer Assignments
04/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/28/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/28/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/28/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/28/2004:   Flag Officer Announcements
04/27/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/27/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of April 28, 2004
04/27/2004:   General Officer Announcements
04/26/2004:   Defense Medical Logistics Program Honored
04/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/26/2004:   Department of Defense Identifies Navy, Coast Guard Casualties
04/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/24/2004:   DoD Announces Change-in-Status of an Army Soldier Casualty
04/24/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/23/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/23/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/23/2004:   Military Phone Card Donation Program Goes Public
04/23/2004:   DoD Announces Soldier's Captured Status
04/22/2004:   DDG 100 To Honor Pearl Harbor Hero Rear Adm. Isaac C. Kidd, USN
04/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/22/2004:   Business Transformation Initiative Director Announced
04/22/2004:   General Officer Assignments
04/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/21/2004:   Department of The Navy Celebrates Earth Day 2004
04/21/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/21/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/21/2004:   Exercise Cobra Gold 2004 Announced
04/21/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of April 21, 2004
04/20/2004:   Revised Military Commissions Instructions Issued
04/20/2004:   Key Military Commission Officials Announced
04/20/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/20/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/19/2004:   Pentagon Plans Test of Atmospheric Dispersion
04/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/16/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/14/2004:   Navy to Christen New Guided-Missile Destroyer Nitze
04/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/14/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of April 14, 2004
04/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/12/2004:   U.S. POW/MIA Office Hosts Russian Archivists
04/12/2004:   Remains of U.S. MIAS to be Recovered in North Korea
04/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/12/2004:   DoD Announces Army Soldiers as Wherabouts-Unknown
04/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/12/2004:   DoD Identifes Marine Casualty
04/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
04/11/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/11/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/11/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualties
04/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/09/2004:   General Officer Assignment
04/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/08/2004:   Ballistic Vest Search Warrants Served
04/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/07/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of 7 April 2004
04/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/05/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/05/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/05/2004:   First Obsolete Warship Slated as Artificial Reef
04/05/2004:   DoD Releases Selected Acquisition Reports
04/05/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/05/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/05/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/03/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/02/2004:   Capt E. Alan Brudno Added to Vietnam Veterans Memorial
04/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/02/2004:   Detainee Transfer Completed
04/02/2004:   General Officer Assignment
04/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/01/2004:   DoD Commemorates Kuwaiti Major Non-Nato Ally Status

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak hold a press conference at the Pentagon, April 17, 2014, after meeting to discuss issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps photo Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is given a MH-65D Dolphin helicopter weapons capabilities briefing during a visit to the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. Battaglia met with coast guardsmen, and gained an understanding for the squadron’s mission. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
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  • President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, cheer on participants in the seventh annual Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride, on the South Lawn of the White House, Washington, D.C., April 17, 2014.  White House photo by Chuck Kennedy
  • Operators aboard the Ocean Shield, an Australian navy ship, move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle into position to deploy it in the Indian Ocean, April 14, 2014. Using side-scan sonar, the Bluefin will descend to a depth of between 4,000 and 4,500 meters, or about 2.5 to 2.8 miles, and about 115 feet above the ocean floor. Joint Task Force 658 is supporting Operation Southern Indian Ocean, searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter D. Blair
  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
  • U.S. Marines prepare to demonstrate how to fire their weapons to Australian soldiers after hiking on Robertson Barracks in Northern Territory, Australia, April 15, 2014, to acclimate the to the area's humidity. The Marines are assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force Darwin.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. James Gulliver
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