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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.

05/30/1997:   U.S. ARMY RESERVE TO PROMOTE FIRST FEMALE OFFICER OF THE LINE TO BRIGADIER GENERAL
05/30/1997:   AIRCRAFT IN SUPPORT OF SFOR REDEPLOY TO U.S.
05/30/1997:   Remarks by Secretary Cohen at U.S. Air Force Academy Graduation -- May 28
05/30/1997:   NON-COMBATANT EVACUATION OPERATION FOR SIERRA LEONE
05/29/1997:   U.S. SOUTHERN COMMAND TO ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR U.S. FORCES ACTIVITIES IN CARIBBEAN AREA ON JUNE 1
05/28/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/28/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/28/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/28/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/28/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/28/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/23/1997:   Deputy Secretary White's Remarks To Chicago Council on Foreign Relations
05/23/1997:   TECHNOLOGY NAVIGATOR WEBSITE ANNOUNCED
05/23/1997:   USNS GILLILAND (T-AKR 298) NAMED AFTER MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT
05/23/1997:   NAVY ANNOUNCES CHRISTENING OF COASTAL MINE HUNTER SHIP SHRIKE (MHC 62)
05/23/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/22/1997:   CAMP MONTEREY NARRATIVE RELEASED
05/22/1997:   Secretary Cohen's Remarks to the Center for Strategic and International Studies
05/21/1997:   DARPA ANNOUNCES FY 1997 MARITECH SELECTIONS
05/20/1997:   Remarks by General John Shalikashvili To China's National Defense University
05/19/1997:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE ISSUES QUADRENNIAL DEFENSE REVIEW
05/16/1997:   Remarks by Secretary William S. Cohen for Armed Forces Day - May 16, 1997
05/15/1997:   DoD RELEASES STATUS REPORT ON ANTI-PERSONNEL LANDMINES
05/15/1997:   UNITED STATES AND NORTH KOREA REACH AGREEMENT ON POW/MIAS
05/14/1997:   Remarks by Secretary Cohen On Israel's Independence Day -- May 12, 1997
05/14/1997:   SECRETARY COHEN ESTABLISHES TASK FORCE ON DEFENSE REFORM
05/12/1997:   Remarks by Secretary Cohen to the Brookings Institution Board of Trustees
05/10/1997:   U.S. AND NORTH KOREA TALKS ON MISSING SERVICEMEN END
05/09/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/09/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/08/1997:   TACTICAL COMMON DATA LINK PHASE I AWARDS ANNOUNCED
05/07/1997:   REMARKS BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN TO THE BUSINESS EXECUTIVES FOR NATIONAL SECURITY EISENHOWER AWARDS DINNER MARRIOTT HOTEL, WASHINGTON, D.C. MAY 6, 1997
05/07/1997:   NAVY ANNOUNCES PROJECTS SELECTED UNDER SAVINGS INITIATIVE
05/06/1997:   TRICARE SPEEDS HELP TO MIDWEST MILITARY FLOOD VICTIMS
05/06/1997:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR MARCH 31, 1997
05/06/1997:   SECRETARY OF THE NAVY JOHN H. DALTON TO RECEIVE INTERNATIONAL SECURITY LEADERSHIP AWARD
05/06/1997:   DOD TAKES ACTIONS TO ADDRESS DEFENSE INDUSTRY VERTICAL INTEGRATION
05/06/1997:   NATIONAL GUARD CHALLENGE PROGRAM NAMED SEMIFINALIST IN GOVERNMENT INNOVATIONS AWARDS PROGRAM
05/05/1997:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE WINS FOURTEEN WHITE HOUSE ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDS
05/05/1997:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/01/1997:   AEGIS GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER DONALD COOK (DDG 75) TO BE CHRISTENED
05/01/1997:   KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN TO THE CONFERENCE ON TERRORISM, WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION, AND U.S. STRATEGY THE SAM NUNN POLICY FORUM MAHLER AUDITORIUM, UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, ATHENS, GA. MONDAY, APRIL 28, 1997 - 9:10 A.M.
05/01/1997:   PENTAGON NAMES FORMER SENATOR AS SPECIAL ADVISOR FOR GULF WAR ISSUES
05/01/1997:   MAJOR GENERAL WARREN L. FREEMAN

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  • President Barack Obama, right, admires a ring U.S. Naval Academy football team members Cody Peterson, left, and Matt Aiken, center, presented to him at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The president presented the Navy midshipmen with the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, which goes to the academy team with the most victories against its service rivals.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel
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