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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.

05/30/2000:   SEVEN NATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN RIMPAC 2000
05/30/2000:   JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF CHAIRMAN RELEASES "JOINT VISION 2020"
05/30/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/26/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO ISRAEL ANNOUNCED
05/26/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO GREECE ANNOUNCED
05/26/2000:   NEWS RELEASE NUMBER 286-00 RECALLED
05/26/2000:   TWO NEW SITES EXPAND FEHBP MILITARY RETIREE DEMO
05/26/2000:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
05/25/2000:   DOD AWARDS GRANTS TO HISTORICALLY BLACK AND OTHER MINORITY COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
05/25/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
05/25/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/25/2000:   PRESENCE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS AT TALLIL AIR BASE DURING GULF WAR DEEMED UNLIKELY
05/25/2000:   REVISED CASE NARRATIVE FINDS NO CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENT EXPOSURE DURING MARINES MINEFIELD BREACHINGS
05/25/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/25/2000:   MEMORIAL DAY "NATIONAL MOMENT OF REMEMBRANCE"
05/25/2000:   BERNARD D. ROSTKER SWORN IN AS UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR PERSONNEL AND READINESS
05/24/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO EGYPT ANNOUNCED
05/23/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/23/2000:   GREGORY ROBERT DAHLBERG SWORN IN AS UNDER SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
05/22/2000:   AWARDS PRESENTED TO THREE TEAMS AT KICK-OFF OF ACQUISITION & LOGISTICS REFORM WEEK 2000
05/19/2000:   U.S. PARTICIPATES IN NATO EXERCISE DYNAMIC MIX
05/19/2000:   KOSOVO CAMPAIGN MEDAL APPROVED
05/19/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/19/2000:   DOD ELECTRONIC COMMERCE DAY 2000 PLANS ANNOUNCED
05/19/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
05/18/2000:   NAVY, MIT ESTABLISH GRADUATE PROGRAM IN PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
05/18/2000:   MILITARY FANTASY CAREER CONTEST ANNOUNCED
05/18/2000:   MIA MARINES IDENTIFIED FROM MAYAGUEZ INCIDENT
05/18/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/17/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/17/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/17/2000:   MISSING IN ACTION SERVICEMAN IDENTIFIED
05/16/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/16/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/16/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/16/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/16/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/16/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/2000:   GENERAL AND FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
05/11/2000:   NAVY APPOINTS AUDITOR GENERAL AND DEPUTY AUDITOR GENERAL
05/11/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO NEW ZEALAND ANNOUNCED
05/11/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/11/2000:   NAVY ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW HIGH TECH RECRUITING TOOL
05/10/2000:   MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON MULTI-FUNCTIONAL INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS SIGNED
05/10/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO TURKEY ANNOUNCED
05/09/2000:   DARPA AND ARMY SELECT CONTRACTORS FOR FUTURE COMBAT SYSTEMS PROGRAMS
05/05/2000:   AIR FORCE OFFERS $10K COLLEGE REPAYMENT TO NEW RECRUITS
05/05/2000:   STATEMENT BY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (PUBLIC AFFAIRS) KEN BACON
05/05/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/05/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/05/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/05/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
05/02/2000:   UNDERSECRETARY OF THE NAVY TO HEAD STEVENS INSTITUTE SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT
05/02/2000:   GENERAL AND FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/02/2000:   DOD VALUE ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS FOR 2000 PRESENTED
05/01/2000:   COOPERATIVE ENGAGEMENT CAPABILITY PROGRAM ACHIEVES KEY ACQUISITION DECISION
05/01/2000:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE OPENS FIRST FEDERAL MULTI-ALTERNATIVE FUEL SERVICE STATION

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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
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to applicants about military commitment and service to their country before administering the ceremonial oath of enlistment at the Military Entrance Processing Station in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, explores the instrument panel of the Midnight Express, a tactical training boat within the Coast Guard's Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron, in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land in a field to extract U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers during Operation Cyclone in Passau village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 11, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 11, and the Georgian soldiers are assigned to Bravo Company, 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal
  • 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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