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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.

07/31/1997:   SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER ATLANTIC NAMED
07/29/1997:   JOHN J. HAMRE SWORN IN AS DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE
07/29/1997:   MINEFIELD BREACHING CASE NARRATIVE, FOX VEHICLE INFORMATION PAPER RELEASED
07/28/1997:   STATEMENT BY GENERAL JOHN M. SHALIKASHVILI, CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF
07/28/1997:   STATEMENT BY SECRETARY WILLIAM S. COHEN
07/25/1997:   DoD CONGRATULATES SERVICE LIBRARY CHIEFS
07/24/1997:   TROOPS NOT EXPOSED TO DANGEROUS LEVELS OF CHEMICAL AGENT
07/22/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/21/1997:   Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen Commonwealth Club of California 21 July 1997
07/18/1997:   NEW DEFENSELINK POLICY ANNOUNCED
07/18/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/18/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/18/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/17/1997:   Statement by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen Regarding the Nomination of General Henry H. Shelton as the Next Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff July 17, 1997
07/17/1997:   NAVY COMMISSIONS FAST ATTACK SUBMARINE SEAWOLF (SSN 21) IN GROTON, CONNECTICUT
07/17/1997:   Statement by General John Shalikashvili Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on the Nomination of General Henry "Hugh" Shelton as his Successor
07/17/1997:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DEVELOPS PAINTLESS AIRCRAFT TECHNOLOGY
07/17/1997:   DOD DEPLOYS FORCES TO TRAIN AFRICAN MILITARIES FOR HUMANITARIAN AND PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS
07/15/1997:   Remarks as Given and Questions Taken by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen to the Atlantic Club Sofia, Bulgaria July 13, 1997
07/15/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/15/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/14/1997:   Remarks Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen Academy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Kiev, Ukraine July 12, 1997
07/14/1997:   Remarks Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen Closing Ceremonies of Cooperative Neighbor Yavoriv Training Area, Ukraine July 11, 1997
07/11/1997:   DOD NOW USING THE MINORITY ON-LINE INFORMATION SYSTEM
07/10/1997:   Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen Address to Session at Parliament, Budapest, Hungary July 10, 1997
07/10/1997:   NEW COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, U.S. EUROPEAN COMMAND
07/09/1997:   GLOBAL COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEM FULLY IN PLACE
07/07/1997:   SECRETARY OF THE NAVY DALTON ANNOUNCES HONORARY UNITED KINGDOM SPONSOR FOR DESTROYER NAMED IN HONOR OF WINSTON CHURCHILL
07/07/1997:   DEFENSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON WOMEN IN THE SERVICES TO VISIT SERVICEMEMBERS IN THE PACIFIC
07/03/1997:   OLD IRONSIDES TO SAIL AGAIN
07/03/1997:   Remarks by Deputy Secretary of Defense John P. White Armed Forces Farewell Fort Myer, Washington, D.C. June 30, 1997
07/03/1997:   Remarks Prepared for Delivery by William S. Cohen, Secretary of Defense Farewell to John P. White, Deputy Secretary of Defense Fort Myer, Washington, D.C. June 30, 1997
07/03/1997:   Remarks as Delivered by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General John M. Shalikashvili Farewell to John P. White, Deputy Secretary of Defense Fort Myer, Washington, D.C. June 30, 1997
07/03/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/02/1997:   Remarks As Prepared for Delivery by Deputy Secretary of Defense John P. White NATO Workshop Prague, Czech Republic June 22, 1997
07/02/1997:   DOD FINDS RAYTHEON'S ACQUISITION OF TEXAS INSTRUMENTS' DEFENSE SYSTEMS AND ELECTRONICS GROUP ACCEPTABLE, EXCEPT FOR ONE AREA
07/02/1997:   TRAVEL SYSTEM ADOPTS DIGITAL SIGNATURES
07/01/1997:   DOD FINDS BOEING'S ACQUISITION OF MCDONNELL DOUGLAS ACCEPTABLE
07/01/1997:   EXERCISE EASTERN CASTLE 97-7 BEGINS IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
07/01/1997:   MILITARY PERSONNEL RECRUITING RESULTS FOR THE ACTIVE COMPONENT FIRST HALF FISCAL YEAR 1997
07/01/1997:   CORRECTED BRIGADIER GENERAL ARNOLD L. PUNARO APPOINTED TO RESERVE FORCES POLICY BOARD
07/01/1997:   BRIGADIER GENERAL CRAIG BAMBROUGHAPPOINTED TO RESERVE FORCES POLICY BOARD

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