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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.

04/29/2005:   Secretary of Defense 2004 Environmental Award Winners Named
04/29/2005:   DoD Announces Partnership Award for DMDC
04/29/2005:   General Officer Announcements
04/29/2005:   General Officer Announcement
04/29/2005:   General Officer Assignments
04/29/2005:   DoD Announces Appointments to Guard and Reserve Commission
04/29/2005:   DoD Announces Appointments to Guard and Reserve Commission
04/28/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/28/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/28/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/27/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/27/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/27/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/27/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of April 27, 2005
04/27/2005:   DoD Issues Call for National Foreign Language Capabilities
04/26/2005:   Detainee Transfer Announced
04/26/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/25/2005:   Vietnam War Missing in Action Servicemen Identified
04/25/2005:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
04/25/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/25/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/23/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/22/2005:   General Officer Announcements
04/21/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/21/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/21/2005:   General Officer Announcements
04/20/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/20/2005:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/20/2005:   General Officer Assignment
04/20/2005:   U.S. MIA Team Visit to North Korea Announced
04/20/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of April 20, 2005
04/19/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/19/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/19/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/19/2005:   General Officer Assignments
04/19/2005:   Detainee Transfer Announced
04/18/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/18/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/18/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/18/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/18/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/15/2005:   New Plague Vaccine Agreement Signed
04/15/2005:   DoD Announces Change-in-Status of Army Soldiers
04/15/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/14/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/14/2005:   Flag Officer Announcement
04/13/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/13/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of April 13, 2005
04/13/2005:   Vietnam War Missing in Action Servicemen Identified
04/13/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/12/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/12/2005:   General Officer Announcement
04/12/2005:   General Officer Assignments
04/12/2005:   WWII Missing in Action Serviceman Identified
04/12/2005:   DoD Reports to Congress on Environmental Progress
04/11/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties and Soldiers as Whereabouts Unknown
04/11/2005:   Pentagon Channel Reaches One Million Military Viewers in U.S.
04/11/2005:   Department of Defense Releases Selected Acquisition Reports
04/11/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/11/2005:   Wynne, Gov. Bush to Brief Media at Joint Services Environmental Management Conference in Tampa
04/09/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/08/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/08/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/08/2005:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/07/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/07/2005:   DoD, NDIA Environmental Conference in Tampa
04/07/2005:   DoD Announces Criteria for Two New Campaign Medals
04/07/2005:   General Officer Announcements
04/06/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of April 6, 2005
04/06/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/06/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/06/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/05/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/05/2005:   DoD to Award $11.4 Million for Science and Engineering Research
04/05/2005:   DoD to Participate in National Alcohol Screening Day
04/05/2005:   General Officer Announcement
04/05/2005:   General Officer Announcements
04/05/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/04/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/04/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/04/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/04/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/04/2005:   General Officer Assignments
04/04/2005:   General Officer Assignments
04/04/2005:   General Officer Assignments
04/01/2005:   General Officer Announcements
04/01/2005:   Flag Officer Announcements
04/01/2005:   Flag Officer Announcements
04/01/2005:   Flag Officer Announcement
04/01/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/01/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greets Canadian Defense Minister Robert Nicholson before meeting in Mexico City, April 23, 2014. Hagel will attend a defense ministerial conference with Mexico, Canada and the United States before traveling to Guatemala. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel watches a live-fire demonstration behind a blast screen while touring a special operations command on Fort Bragg, N.C., April 23, 2014. Hagel traveled to Fort Bragg to visit military members, receive briefings, and view unit demonstrations and capabilities. The secretary will continue his three-day trip to Mexico and Guatemala to meet with defense counterparts.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • President Barack Obama views the scene of the mudslide in Oso, Wash., from Marine One, April 22, 2014. Obama later met privately with families who lost loved ones. White House photo by Pete Souza
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosts an honor cordon for French army Gen. Pierre de Villiers, chief of the defense staff, at the Pentagon, April 23, 2014. The two leaders later discussed bilateral defense topics.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class John Delong tracks with another parachutist during free fall training on Naval Station Rota Spain in Rota, Spain, April 14, 2014. Delong is assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8.  U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Nathaniel Spencer
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michael Milano jumps over a wall during a mock helicopter raid as part of weapons and tactics instructor course Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., April 9, 2014. Milano is an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Marine Division's India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher A. Mendoza
  • 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
  • U.S. Army Spc. Steven Dixon, left, and U.S. Army Capt. Harjind Sidhu examine a patient's teeth during New Horizons Belize 2014 in Progresso, Belize, April 11, 2014. Dixon is a dental technician and Sidhu is a dentist. The medical training exercise gives U.S. and Canadian military doctors and nurses the opportunity to work with their Belize counterparts to provide free care to Belizeans. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar
  • 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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