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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.

05/29/1998:   NAVY COMMISSIONS DOCK LANDING SHIP PEARL HARBOR (LSD 52)
05/29/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN EULOGIZES SEN. BARRY GOLDWATER
05/29/1998:   CONTRACTS - DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
05/29/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/28/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/27/1998:   SECRETARY DALTON SIGNS HORNET DONATION CONTRACT
05/26/1998:   U.S. FORCES PARTICIPATE IN BALTOPS '98
05/26/1998:   NAVY ISSUES RECORD OF DECISION FORDISPOSAL OF LONG BEACH COMPLEX
05/23/1998:   POW/MIA ARCHIVAL TEAM ENTERS NORTH KOREA
05/22/1998:   ROBERT L. JONES NAMED DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARYOF DEFENSE FOR POW/MISSING PERSONNEL AFFAIRS
05/22/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/22/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF SURVEY OF PHYSICAL FITNESS FACILITIES
05/22/1998:   TOTAL FORCE ANTHRAX VACCINATION DECISION ANNOUNCED
05/22/1998:   REGIONAL RAPID ASSESSMENT ELEMENT STATIONING PLANS ANNOUNCED
05/21/1998:   U.S. ATLANTIC COMMAND DESIGNATED EXECUTIVEAGENT FOR JOINT WARFIGHTING EXPERIMENTATION
05/19/1998:   EXERCISE INTRINSIC ACTION 98-2 IN KUWAIT ANNOUNCED
05/19/1998:   DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY DIRECTOR SELECTED
05/18/1998:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR FEBRUARY 28, 1998SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
05/15/1998:   EXERCISE INFINITE MOONLIGHT 98 IN JORDAN ANNOUNCED
05/15/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN NAMES DIRECTOR OF DEFENSE REFORM INITIATIVE
05/15/1998:   COBRA GOLD '98
05/14/1998:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN'S REMARKS AT THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWNS
05/13/1998:   DOD ANNOUNCES REORGANIZATION OF C3I OFFICE
05/12/1998:   INDEPENDENT ADVISORS NAMED TO MONITOR PUBLIC-PRIVATE COMPETITION FOR SACRAMENTO AIR LOGISTICS CENTER
05/12/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   THAAD FAILS TO INTERCEPT TARGET
05/12/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/11/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN APPOINTS DARPA DIRECTOR
05/07/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN RESPONDS TO SASC BRAC VOTE
05/07/1998:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES DECISION REGARDING THE VIETNAM UNKNOWN
05/07/1998:   DOD ANNOUNCES AWARD OF TRAVEL CONTRACT
05/06/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN FORWARDS CUBAN THREAT ASSESSMENT TO CONGRESS
05/05/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN PRESENTS PACKARD AWARDS
05/04/1998:   SECRETARY DALTON SIGNS MISSOURI DONATION CONTRACT
05/01/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

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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
  • President Barack Obama holds a ceremony to present midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy's football team with the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The trophy is an honor that goes to the team with the most victories against its service rivals. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Kenneth Johnson read the names of the fallen from Jacksonville on the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Johnson is the city's senior policy advisor on military affairs. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, talk at the NBA board of governors meeting in 
New York, April 17, 2014. During the meeting, Dempsey discussed a new partnership between the NBA and Defense Department to support for a commitment to service. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Spc. Josh Lueken provides security at Observation Post English in Afghanistan's Logar province, April 18, 2014. Lueken is assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Landry
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Orin Sanford looks out the side door of a UH-1Y Huey after taking off from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 18, 2014, to assist South Korea's efforts surrounding the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of South Korea. Sanford is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • Runners take off from the starting line at the Boston Marathon "shadow run" on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 18, 2014. More than 600 runners participated in the race. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gary J. Rihn
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