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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.

06/30/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/30/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/30/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/30/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/30/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/30/1998:   U.S. AND 11 EUROPEAN ARMED FORCES TRAIN FOR PEACE SUPPORTIN BALTIC CHALLENGE 98
06/30/1998:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN'S STATEMENT CONCERNING THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE VIETNAM UNKNOWN
06/29/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/29/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/29/1998:   ROGER W. KALLOCK APPOINTED DEPUTY UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR LOGISTICS
06/29/1998:   SECOND DARKSTAR UAV COMPLETES TEST FLIGHT
06/26/1998:   ACTIVE, GUARD, RESERVE FORCES JOIN BULGARIAN ARMED FORCES FOR EXERCISE CORNERSTONE '98
06/25/1998:   DESTRUCTION OF LAST NON-SELF-DESTRUCTING ANTI-PERSONNEL LANDMINES IN U.S.-BASED STOCKPILE
06/25/1998:   DEFENSE SECRETARY WILLIAM S. COHEN ISSUES ACCIDENT PREVENTION PROCLAMATION
06/24/1998:   INDUSTRIAL COLLEGE OF THE ARMED FORCES PLANS CONFERENCE ON LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
06/23/1998:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT EXPANDED HEALTH CARE INITIATIVES ANNOUNCED AT "FAMILY RE-UNION 7 CONFERENCE"
06/23/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/23/1998:   ENCRYPTION FORMULAS DECLASSIFIED
06/22/1998:   TRICARE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NAMED
06/22/1998:   RESERVE COMPONENTS ISSUED FIRST TOTAL FORCE "GREEN" ID CARDS
06/19/1998:   SEAY (T-AKR 302) NAMED AFTER U.S. ARMY MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT
06/18/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/18/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/18/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/18/1998:   DR. SUE BAILEY SWORN IN AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR HEALTH AFFAIRS
06/18/1998:   OPERATION JOINT FORGE COMMENCES
06/17/1998:   DEFENSE AGENCY WINS TOP PRESIDENTIAL AWARD FOR QUALITY
06/17/1998:   RESERVE COMPONENT EMPLOYMENT STUDY
06/17/1998:   DOD VALUE ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS FOR 1998 PRESENTED
06/15/1998:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR APRIL 30, 1998SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
06/10/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/10/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/10/1998:   DOD TO PARTICIPATE IN U.N. CEREMONY FOR SPANISH-LANGUAGE MINE AWARENESS COMIC BOOK
06/09/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/08/1998:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE APPROVES PLANS
TO IMPROVE INITIAL ENTRY TRAINING
06/08/1998:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES SECRETARY DALTON'S DEPARTURE
06/05/1998:   JOINT ELECTRONIC COMMERCE PROGRAM OFFICE OPENS
06/04/1998:   STUDENTS COMPETE TO NAME A NEW NAVY SHIP
06/04/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ESTABLISHES WORLD WIDE WEB SITE FOR MILITARY TEENS
06/03/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/03/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/03/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/02/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TEAM TO RECEIVE HAMMER AWARDFOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE WELFARE TO WORK PROGRAM
06/02/1998:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR MARCH 31, 1998SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
06/02/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ISSUES NEW IDENTIFICATION CARDS

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