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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.

06/30/2000:   SAILORS TO RECEIVE IMPROVED MATTRESSES
06/30/2000:   DARPA AND NAVY SELECT NAVAL UCAV CONTRACTORS
06/30/2000:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
06/29/2000:   SLAM-ER "REPORTS FOR DUTY" TO THE FLEET
06/29/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
06/29/2000:   ENGINEERS DEPLOY TO MOLDOVA FOR CORNERSTONE EXERCISE
06/29/2000:   AFRICA CENTER FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES SET TO START SECOND LEADERSHIP SEMINAR
06/29/2000:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RECOGNIZES TOP MILITARY RECRUITERS
06/28/2000:   NAVY TO CHRISTEN DESTROYER MCCAMPBELL (DDG 85)
06/28/2000:   KERNAN NOMINATED TO LEAD SACLANT AND JOINT FORCES COMMAND
06/27/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/26/2000:   KOREAN WAR REMAINS IDENTIFIED
06/23/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
06/23/2000:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RELEASES ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH REPORT
06/22/2000:   NAVY TO CHRISTEN DESTROYER BULKELEY (DDG 84)
06/22/2000:   NAVY COMMISIONS PATROL COASTAL SHIP
06/22/2000:   U.S. AND HUNGARIAN FORCES ENGAGED IN EXERCISE LARIAT RESPONSE
06/22/2000:   KOREAN WAR SERVICE MEDAL AVAILABLE TO VETERANS
06/20/2000:   COHEN TO HONOR FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA. SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM, SEARCH DOGS
06/20/2000:   NEXT NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE FLIGHT TEST SCHEDULED
06/20/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
06/20/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/20/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/16/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO EGYPT ANNOUNCED
06/16/2000:   DOD ATTENDS EUROSATORY DEFENSE EQUIPMENT EXHIBITION
06/16/2000:   SUPER HORNET ENTERS FULL RATE PRODUCTION
06/16/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
06/16/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT - HOBBINS
06/16/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT - FOGLESONG
06/15/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/15/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/15/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
06/14/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/14/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/13/2000:   JOINT STAFF CHAIRMAN AND BASEBALL COMMISSONER TO HONOR KOREAN WAR VETERANS
06/13/2000:   U.S., REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA FORCES SET TO BEGIN MEDCEUR 00-1
06/13/2000:   18,700 U.S., MULTINATIONAL FORCES SET TO BEGIN ROVING SANDS 00
06/13/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/12/2000:   ARMED FORCES STRENGTH FIGURES FOR APRIL 30, 2000, SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
06/09/2000:   U.S., NORTH KOREAN NEGOTIATORS AGREE TO REMAINS RECOVERY OPERATIONS
06/09/2000:   PORTUGAL JOINS F-16 CONSORTIUM
06/09/2000:   F-16 GROUP WILL EXPLORE JOINT PURCHASE OF PGMS
06/09/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
06/08/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCED
06/08/2000:   PORTSMOUTH NAVAL SHIPYARD CELEBRATES BICENTENNIAL
06/07/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO ISRAEL ANNOUNCED
06/07/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO THE TAIPEI ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE ANNOUNCED
06/07/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO THE TAIPEI ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE ANNOUNCED
06/06/2000:   NAVY SEEKS INCENTIVE BASED ADVERTISING CONTRACT
06/06/2000:   POW/MIA TALKS WITH NORTH KOREA RESUME
06/06/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/06/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/02/2000:   NAVY ANNOUNCES REDESIGNED RECRUITING WEBSITE
06/02/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/02/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/02/2000:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
06/02/2000:   ARMED FORCES STRENGTH FIGURES FOR MARCH 31, 2000, SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
06/01/2000:   6,000 U.S., ALLIED FORCES LAUNCH GLOBAL PATRIOT '00

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos, foreground, at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, foreground, during a meeting at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with U.S. military assigned to duty in Canada during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, signs the guestbook of Canadian Air Force Gen. Thomas J. Lawson, chief of Canada's defense staff, during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • 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
  • 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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