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News Releases

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.

06/30/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 29, 2010
06/30/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/30/2010:   Flag Officer Announcements
06/29/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/29/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/29/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/29/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/29/2010:   Sailor Missing From Korean War Identified
06/29/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointment and Reassignment
06/28/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/28/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/28/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/28/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/28/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/28/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/28/2010:   DOD Launches Voter Online Registration Assistant During Armed Forces and Overseas Citizens’ Voters’ Week
06/28/2010:   Defense Secretary Robert Gates Statement on the National Space Policy
06/28/2010:   General Officer Announcement
06/28/2010:   Flag Officer Announcements
06/28/2010:   General Officer Announcements
06/25/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/25/2010:   General Officer Announcement
06/25/2010:   Army Announces Conversion of Brigade to Stryker Configuration
06/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/24/2010:   Navy To Christen USNS Howard O. Lorenzen
06/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/23/2010:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 22, 2010
06/23/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/23/2010:   Army Releases Findings of Wanat Review
06/23/2010:   DOD Announces Installation Realignments in Germany
06/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/22/2010:   Defense Secretary Gates Statement on McChrystal Profile
06/22/2010:   Marine Missing in Action From World War I Identified
06/22/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments
06/22/2010:   Flag Officer Assignments
06/21/2010:   Air Force Chooses Bases for MQ-1/9 Ground Control Stations
06/21/2010:   Defense Secretary Gates Announces Recommendations to the President on Senior Marine Corps Leadership Positions
06/21/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/21/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/21/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/21/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
06/18/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/17/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/17/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/16/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 15, 2010
06/16/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/16/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/15/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/15/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/15/2010:   Army Releases May Suicide Data
06/15/2010:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for May 2010
06/15/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments
06/14/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/14/2010:   Air Force MIAS from Vietnam War are Identified
06/14/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/14/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/11/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/11/2010:   WWII Pearl Harbor Sailor Identified
06/11/2010:   General Officer Assignments
06/10/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/10/2010:   Navy to Christen Amphibious Transport Dock Ship San Diego
06/10/2010:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualties
06/10/2010:   Airmen Missing From Vietnam War Identified
06/10/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/10/2010:   McHugh Strengthens Arlington National Cemetery Management, Oversight
06/09/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualties
06/09/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 08, 2010
06/09/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/08/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointments
06/07/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualties
06/07/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/04/2010:   Soldier Missing From Korean War Identified
06/04/2010:   Secretary of Defense Provides Guidance for Improved Operational Efficiencies
06/04/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/03/2010:   DOD Announces Ohio and Washington National Guard HRFs
06/03/2010:   Navy to Christen Guided Missile Destroyer Spruance
06/02/2010:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 1, 2010
06/02/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/02/2010:   Air Force Pilot Missing From Vietnam War Identified
06/02/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/02/2010:   2010 DACOWITS Committee Members Announced
06/02/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/02/2010:   General Officer Assignments
06/01/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/01/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments

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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
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to Navy Chief Petty Officer 3rd Class Hester about the capabilities of the USS Zephyr on Naval Station Mayport, Fla., April 14, 2014. 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, speaks to sailors on Naval Station Mayport, Fla., April 14, 2014. Battaglia met with sailors, toured a patrol craft and discussed the benefits of the new GPS curriculum for transitioning service members and their families. 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, talks to Navy Chief Petty Officer Bolden in the engine room about the capabilities of the USS Zephyr on Naval Station Mayport, Fla., April 14, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Maria Contreras-Sweet, Small Business Administration administrator, talks with members of the Air Force participating in a Boots to Business class at the Pentagon, April 15, 2014. Boots to Business is an SBA sponsored, worldwide program offered as a component of the Defense Department's redesigned Transition Assistance Program (TAP) renamed Transition GPS. U.S. Air Force photo Jim Varhegyi
  • First Lady Michelle Obama visits with families working on crafts at Maryland Fisher House IV at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., April 14, 2014.  White House photo by Chuck Kennedy
  • An Afghan army commando runs to assist a wounded comrade into a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter while conducting a medical evacuation mission in Sorbaghal village in the Maiwand district of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, April 10, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Sara Wakai
  • Smoking brass casings fall from the bottom of an M2A1 machine gun fired by a member of the Massachusetts Army National Guard's Company B, 126th Brigade Support Battalion during weapons qualification on Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Jericho, Vt., April 5, 2014.  Massachusetts National Guard photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jerry Saslav
  • Air Force Senior Airman Sean Meehan, left, and Air Force Staff Sgt. Kane Lawlor provide cover after a tactical air insertion by a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during training on Fort Dix, N.J., April 10, 2014. Meehan and Lawlor, tactical air controllers, are assigned to New Jersey Air National Guard's 227th Air Support Operations Squadron, 177th Fighter Wing. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht
  • Two U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform an inverted formation fly-by during the Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona event at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 13, 2014. In addition to 14 aerial demonstrations, there were more than 40 aircraft static displays during the event.  U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey
  • U.S. Marines and sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island perform well deck operations with landing craft air cushion vehicles in the Pacific Ocean, April 9, 2014. The Makin Island is conducting amphibious squadron marine expeditionary unit integration training in preparation for an upcoming deployment.from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit.  U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Robin W. Peak
  • Air Force Capt. Sarah Evans dives during a swimming race at the 2014 Air Force Trials on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 7, 2014. Evans won first place in the women's 50-meter freestyle swimming competition. Evans is assigned to the 59th Medical Wing Patients Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo
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