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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.

05/31/2001:   NAVY DELAYS DD 21 SOURCE SELECTION DECISION
05/31/2001:   THOMAS E. WHITE BECOMES SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
05/31/2001:   DOD RELEASES FINAL REPORT ON CHEMICAL INCIDENTS REPORTED BY 11TH MARINES
05/31/2001:   DOD DECLARES CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENT EXPOSURE AN 'UNLIKELY' CAUSE FOR MARINES' BLISTERS
05/29/2001:   GORDON ENGLAND SWORN IN AS SECRETARY OF THE NAVY
05/29/2001:   REMAINS OF THREE U.S SERVICEMEN RECOVERED IN NORTH KOREA
05/25/2001:   GENERAL OFFICER APPOINTED TO RESERVE FORCES POLICY BOARD
05/25/2001:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/24/2001:   6,000 U.S., ALLIED FORCES LAUNCH JOINT PATRIOT '01
05/23/2001:   PRESIDENT REENLISTS 100 SERVICEMEMBERS
05/23/2001:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE NATIONAL MOMENT OF REMEMBRANCE MESSAGE
05/22/2001:   VICTORIA CLARKE SWORN IN AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS
05/22/2001:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
05/21/2001:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/18/2001:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
05/16/2001:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
05/14/2001:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENT
05/11/2001:   NEW UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR ACQUISITION, TECHNOLOGY AND LOGISTICS SWORN IN
05/10/2001:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/09/2001:   ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR FORCE MANAGEMENT POLICY SWORN IN
05/09/2001:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/08/2001:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
05/08/2001:   SECRETARY RUMSFELD ANNOUNCES MAJOR NATIONAL SECURITY SPACE MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL INITIATIVE
05/07/2001:   POWELL A. MOORE SWORN IN AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS
05/07/2001:   DOV S. ZAKHEIM TAKES OFFICE AS UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (COMPTROLLER)
05/03/2001:   DEFENSE UNVEILS PLAN TO REDUCE ELECTRICITY DEMAND IN CALIFORNIA
05/03/2001:   EIGHT RECEIVE DEFENSE ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY AWARD
05/02/2001:   STATEMENT REGARDING MILITARY CONTACTS WITH CHINA
05/02/2001:   U.S. POW/MIA TEAMS BEGIN NORTH KOREA OPERATIONS
05/01/2001:   DEPUTY SECRETARY WOLFOWITZ STATEMENT ON BERETS
05/01/2001:   NAVY NAMES ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD WINNERS
05/01/2001:   NEW DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION NAMED

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