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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.

09/28/1996:   Secretary of Defense William J. Perry Addresses Baltic NATO Membership
09/27/1996:   NEW CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT OF THE AIR FORCE NAMED
09/26/1996:   ARCTIC REGION MILITARY ENVIRONMENTAL AGREEMENT SIGNED
09/26/1996:   ARMED FORCES INAUGURAL SUPPORT COMMENCES
09/26/1996:   NAVY ANNOUNCES CHRISTENING OF COASTAL MINE HUNTER SHIP RAVEN (MHC 61)
09/26/1996:   GLOBAL COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEM ADOPTED
09/25/1996:   DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE BROADENS DOD INVESTIGATIVE ACTIONS ON PERSIAN GULF VETERANS ILLNESSES
09/20/1996:   FORT HOOD ENGINEER UNIT DEPLOYS TO BOSNIA
09/20/1996:   GENERAL SHALIKASHVILI TO DEDICATE BRADLEY CORRIDOR
09/20/1996:   ACQUISITION REFORM EFFORTS WIN HAMMER AWARD
09/19/1996:   OPENING STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM J. PERRY BEFORE THE HOUSE NATIONAL SECURITY COMMITTEE ON THE DOWNING ASSESSMENT TASK FORCE
09/19/1996:   OPENING STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM J. PERRY BEFORE THE SENATE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE ON THE DOWNING ASSESSMENT TASK FORCE
09/19/1996:   NEW NATIONAL SPACE POLICY ANNOUNCED
09/18/1996:   NOTIFICATIONS OF POSSIBLE CHEMICAL WEAPONS EXPOSURE TO BE MADE
09/18/1996:   DoD HIGH LEVEL ARCHITECTURE BASELINE APPROVED
09/18/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/17/1996:   DOD ANNOUNCES NEW MILITARY FORCE PROTECTION MEASURES
09/13/1996:   FORT HOOD SOLDIERS DEPLOY TO KUWAIT
09/13/1996:   Remarks as Delivered Secretary of Defense William J. Perry - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
09/12/1996:   1996 ANTITERRORISM RECOGNITION PROGRAM AWARD RECIPIENTS HONORED
09/12/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/12/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/11/1996:   NAVY COMMISSIONS LAST LOS ANGELES CLASS ATTACK SUBMARINE, CHEYENNE (SSN 773)
09/10/1996:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO TEST MEDICARE SUBVENTION
09/09/1996:   DOD HEALTH CARE SURVEY RESULTS ANNOUNCED
09/09/1996:   LPD 17 NAMED USS SAN ANTONIO BY SECRETARY OF THE NAVY
09/09/1996:   U.S. PERSONNEL IN BOSNIA TO FAX VOTING MATERIAL
09/06/1996:   NAVY'S NEWEST AIRCRAFT CARRIER HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN 75) TO BE CHRISTENED
09/04/1996:   DOD COMPREHENSIVE CLINICAL EVALUATION PROGRAM DATABASE AVAILABLE FOR INDEPENDENT SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATION

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  • President Barack Obama, right, admires a ring U.S. Naval Academy football team members Cody Peterson, left, and Matt Aiken, center, presented to him at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The president presented the Navy midshipmen with the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, which goes to the academy team with the most victories against its service rivals.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel
  • President Barack Obama holds a ceremony to present midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy's football team with the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The trophy is an honor that goes to the team with the most victories against its service rivals. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Kenneth Johnson read the names of the fallen from Jacksonville on the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Johnson is the city's senior policy advisor on military affairs. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, talk at the NBA board of governors meeting in 
New York, April 17, 2014. During the meeting, Dempsey discussed a new partnership between the NBA and Defense Department to support for a commitment to service. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Spc. Josh Lueken provides security at Observation Post English in Afghanistan's Logar province, April 18, 2014. Lueken is assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Landry
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Orin Sanford looks out the side door of a UH-1Y Huey after taking off from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 18, 2014, to assist South Korea's efforts surrounding the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of South Korea. Sanford is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • Runners take off from the starting line at the Boston Marathon "shadow run" on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 18, 2014. More than 600 runners participated in the race. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gary J. Rihn
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