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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.

05/31/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/31/2013:   Department of Defense Announces Basic Research Awards
05/31/2013:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/31/2013:   Flag Officer Announcement
05/31/2013:   Readout of Meeting Between Secretary Hagel and Indonesian Minister of Defence Purnomo Yusgiantoro
05/30/2013:   General Officer Assignments
05/30/2013:   Department of Defense Appoints National Chair for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
05/30/2013:   General Officer Announcements
05/30/2013:   General Officer Announcements
05/30/2013:   DOD Expands Safe Helpline with Innovative Peer Support System for Sexual Assault Victims
05/30/2013:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 28, 2013
05/29/2013:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
05/29/2013:   General Officer Assignments
05/28/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel and Deputy Secretary Carter’s Meeting with Tunisian Minister of Defense Rachid Sabbagh
05/28/2013:   Flag Officer Announcements
05/28/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/23/2013:   Department of Defense Announces Selected Acquisition Report
05/23/2013:   Statement from Secretary Hagel on President Obama’s Speech
05/23/2013:   Army Releases April 2013 Suicide Information
05/23/2013:   Navy Names Next Two Destroyers
05/22/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting with the Netherlands’ Minister of Defence Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert
05/22/2013:   General Officer Announcement
05/22/2013:   Air Force Announces KC-46A Preferred and Reasonable Alternatives
05/22/2013:   Electronic Health Records and Healthcare Management Software
05/22/2013:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 22, 2013
05/21/2013:   DOD, VA and HHS Partner to Expand Access to Mental Health Services for Veterans, Service Members and Families
05/21/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting with Russian Federation Security Council Secretary General Nikolai Patrushev
05/21/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel’s Meeting with Australian Minister for Defense Stephen Smith
05/21/2013:   2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award Finalists Announced
05/20/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
05/20/2013:   DOD Announces Winners of the 2013 Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence
05/17/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting with French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian
05/17/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
05/17/2013:   Flag Officer Announcement
05/17/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel’s Meeting With Turkish Leaders
05/17/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/16/2013:   Readout of Deputy Secretary of Defense Carter's Meeting with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
05/16/2013:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 14, 2013
05/16/2013:   AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Flight Test
05/15/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel’s Meeting with Bosnia-Herzegovina Minister of Defense Zekerijah Osmic
05/14/2013:   Statement by Press Secretary George Little on Allegations of Misconduct
05/14/2013:   Army Announces Investigation at Fort Hood, Texas
05/14/2013:   Marine Missing from Vietnam War to be Buried with Crew
05/14/2013:   Message to All Department of Defense Personnel from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Civilian Furloughs
05/14/2013:   DOD Releases Secretary of Defense Memorandum on Civilian Furloughs
05/13/2013:   Readout of Deputy Secretary Carter’s Meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai
05/13/2013:   General Officer Announcement
05/13/2013:   General Officer Assignment
05/13/2013:   General Officer Assignments
05/13/2013:   General Officer Assignments
05/10/2013:   Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary George Little on the Visit of the King and Queen of Sweden
05/09/2013:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/09/2013:   General Officer Assignments
05/09/2013:   General Officer Announcement
05/08/2013:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 7, 2013
05/08/2013:   General Officer Announcements
05/08/2013:   General Officer Announcement
05/08/2013:   General Officer Announcements
05/08/2013:   Flag Officer Announcement
05/08/2013:   Senior Executive Service Announcement
05/07/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's meeting with Republic of Korea President Park Geun-Hye
05/07/2013:   DOD Releases Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Strategy
05/07/2013:   DOD Announces Establishment of the Response Systems to Adult Sexual Assault Crimes Panel
05/06/2013:   Statement by Press Secretary George Little on Allegations of Misconduct
05/06/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
05/06/2013:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/06/2013:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/05/2013:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualties
05/03/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
05/03/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/02/2013:   General Officer Assignments
05/02/2013:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal 2013, Through March 2013
05/02/2013:   DOD Releases Report on North Korea’s Military and Security Developments
05/01/2013:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of April 30, 2013
05/01/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel’s Meeting with Colombian Minister of Defense Juan Carlos Pinzón
05/01/2013:   Navy to Commission Amphibious Transport Dock Ship Anchorage

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