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News Releases
08/30/2013:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/29/2013:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/29/2013:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal 2013, Through July 2013
08/29/2013:   Flag Officer Assignments
08/29/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel’s Discussion with Myanmar Minister of Defense Lieutenant General Wai Lwin
08/29/2013:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/29/2013:   Detainee Transfer Announced
08/28/2013:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 27, 2013
08/28/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Phone Call with German Minister of Defense
08/28/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting with ASEAN Defense Ministers in Brunei
08/28/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting with Vietnamese Minister of National Defense General Phung Quang Thanh
08/28/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting with Republic of Korea Minister of Defense Kim Kwan Jin
08/28/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting with Japan Defense Minister Onodera
08/28/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting with Brunei Host
08/27/2013:   Senior Executive Service Announcement
08/27/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel’s Calls with U.K. and French Defense Leaders
08/25/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
08/24/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call with Egyptian Minister of Defense General Abdul Fatah al-Sisi from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
08/23/2013:   ARMY RELEASES JULY 2013 SUICIDE INFORMATION
08/22/2013:   General Officer Assignments
08/21/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting With Georgia’s Minister of Defense Irakli Alasania
08/21/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/21/2013:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 20, 2013
08/21/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting With Denmark’s Minister of Defence Nicolai Wammen
08/21/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon
08/20/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting with Indian National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon
08/20/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/20/2013:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
08/19/2013:   Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary George Little on Secretary Hagel's Upcoming Travel to Southeast Asia
08/16/2013:   Flag Officer Assignments
08/16/2013:   Navy Names Littoral Combat Ship Indianapolis
08/15/2013:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 13, 2013
08/15/2013:   Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Statement on U.S. - Egypt Defense Relationship
08/15/2013:   Secretary Hagel’s Statement on New Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Measures
08/14/2013:   DOD Announces Same-Sex Spouse Benefits
08/12/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
08/10/2013:   DoD, VA Establish Two Multi-Institutional Consortia to Research PTSD and TBI
08/09/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Conversation with Russian Minister of Defense Shoygu
08/09/2013:   Marine Missing from Korean War Identified
08/08/2013:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 6, 2013
08/08/2013:   Flag Officer Assignments
08/08/2013:   Flag Officer Assignment
08/07/2013:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/06/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call With Egyptian Minister of Defense Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi
08/06/2013:   Secretary Of Defense Chuck Hagel's Message on Reducing Civilian Furloughs
08/05/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call with Egyptian Defense Minister Gen. Abdul Fatah al-Sisi
08/05/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting with Azerbaijan’s Minister of Defense Safar Abiyev
08/03/2013:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call with Egyptian Defense Minister Gen. Abdul Fatah al-Sisi
08/02/2013:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal 2013, Through June 2013
08/01/2013:   Secretary Hagel Statement on Senior Leaders
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