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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.

08/29/2008:   General Officer Assignments
08/29/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/29/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/28/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/28/2008:   DoD Announces Installation Realignments In Germany
08/27/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 27, 2008
08/26/2008:   Detainee Transfer Announced
08/26/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/25/2008:   Senior Executive Service Appointments
08/24/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/22/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/22/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/22/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/20/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 20, 2008
08/20/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/20/2008:   General Officer Assignments
08/19/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/19/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/19/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/19/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/19/2008:   Flag Officer Assignment
08/18/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
08/18/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/18/2008:   Department of Defense Releases Selected Acquisition Reports
08/15/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/14/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/14/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/13/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 13, 2008
08/13/2008:   Missing WWII Pilot Is Identified
08/12/2008:   Independent Panel To Review DCAA Procedures
08/12/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
08/11/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/11/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/11/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/11/2008:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for July 2008
08/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
08/09/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/08/2008:   General Officer Assignments
08/08/2008:   General Officer Assignment
08/07/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/07/2008:   Hamdan Sentenced To 66 Months
08/06/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/06/2008:   Navy Commissions New Guided Missile Destroyer Sterett
08/06/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/06/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/06/2008:   DoD Marks 60th Anniversary Of Armed Forces And Civil Service Integration
08/06/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/06/2008:   Detainee Convicted Of Terrorism Charge At Military Commission Trial
08/06/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 6, 2008
08/06/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
08/05/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/05/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/05/2008:   Second Volume of Tenth Quadrennial Review of Military Compensation Released
08/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/04/2008:   2008 Maintenance Award Winners Announced
08/04/2008:   Sailor Missing from The Vietnam War is Identified
08/04/2008:   DoD Activates Defense Counterintelligence and Human Intelligence Center

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  • Arati Prabhakar, the director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, briefs Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on the Atlas robot and other robotics at the Pentagon, April 22, 2014. The program showcased DARPA technologies and how they contribute to U.S. national security. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby briefs the press at the Pentagon, April 22, 2014. Kirby answered questions regarding the upcoming joint exercises between the United States and Poland as well as also addressing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's upcoming trip to Mexico and Guatemala. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • A MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor helicopter assists South Korea's search operations near the site of the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off Jindo island. The helicopter is assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, attached to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Christian Senyk
  • U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Cameron H. Depue scans the ocean from the back of an MV-22 Osprey aircraft after departing from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 21, 2014, to assist South Korea's search operations for the Sewol, the ferry that sank off Jindo island. Depue is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Henry Antenor
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class John Delong tracks with another parachutist during free fall training on Naval Station Rota Spain in Rota, Spain, April 14, 2014. Delong is assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8.  U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Nathaniel Spencer
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michael Milano jumps over a wall during a mock helicopter raid as part of weapons and tactics instructor course Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., April 9, 2014. Milano is an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Marine Division's India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher A. Mendoza
  • U.S. Air Force and Marine engineers insulate the roof at the Edward P. Yorke school during New Horizons 2014 in Belize City, Belize, April 18, 2014. U.S. Southern Command sponsored the exercise, during which civil engineers from the United States and Belize will construct three school additions in Belize City and one in Hattieville.  U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kelly Ogden
  • U.S. Army Spc. Steven Dixon, left, and U.S. Army Capt. Harjind Sidhu examine a patient's teeth during New Horizons Belize 2014 in Progresso, Belize, April 11, 2014. Dixon is a dental technician and Sidhu is a dentist. The medical training exercise gives U.S. and Canadian military doctors and nurses the opportunity to work with their Belize counterparts to provide free care to Belizeans. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar
  • Army 2nd Lt. John Bergman low crawls through a water obstacle during the 31st annual Best Ranger Competition at Camp Rogers on Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Bergman is assigned to the 25th Infantry Division. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austin Berner
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