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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.

09/30/1997:   DOD IMPLEMENTS CIO PERFORMANCE PILOT PROGRAM
09/29/1997:   1997 NATIONAL MILITARY STRATEGY RELEASED
09/29/1997:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR AUGUST 31, 1997SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
09/25/1997:   Remarks Prepared for Delivery Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen Environmental Protection Agency Awards Ceremony 25 September, 1997
09/25/1997:   DARPA RECOGNIZES EXCELLENCE IN PAST YEAR
09/25/1997:   LATEST DOD CASE NARRATIVES RELEASED
09/24/1997:   NEW HEALTH CARE SATISFACTION SURVEY RATES MILITARY MEDICAL SYSTEM HIGHER IN SATISFACTION THAN CIVILIAN HMOS
09/24/1997:   PENTAGON TO CREATE 'TENT CITY' FOR LOGISTICS REFORM FOCUS DAY
09/24/1997:   GLOBAL POWER TRAINING EXERCISE TO BAHRAIN
09/24/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/24/1997:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE APPROVES VOLUNTARY INTERMODAL SEALIFT AGREEMENT (VISA)
09/23/1997:   COMPLETION OF THE REVIEW OF THE GUIDELINES FOR U.S.-JAPAN DEFENSE COOPERATION
09/23/1997:   JOINT STATEMENT U.S.-JAPAN SECURITY CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE New York, New York September 23, 1997
09/23/1997:   ARMY ANNOUNCES HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM -TAKE CHARGE!
09/23/1997:   RESERVE DENTAL PROGRAM TO BEGIN OCTOBER 1, 1997
09/23/1997:   MILITARY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SITE
09/19/1997:   NAVY COMMISSIONS AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP
09/19/1997:   AIR FORCE CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY SEPT. 18
09/18/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/18/1997:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RESOURCE TEAM AWARDED HAMMER
09/18/1997:   AL JUBAYL, SCUD PIECE CASE NARRATIVES RELEASED
09/17/1997:   STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN
09/17/1997:   SECRETARY COHEN STATEMENT ON SAFETY STAND DOWN
09/17/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/17/1997:   DOD DEPLOYS FORCES TO BEGIN NEXT SERIES OF PEACEKEEPING TRAINING FOR AFRICAN MILITARIES
09/17/1997:   REMARKS BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN AT KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY
09/16/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/16/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/16/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/15/1997:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE LAUNCHES NEW COMMUNICATIONS EFFORT
09/12/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/12/1997:   Remarks as Delivered Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen Eisenhower Elementary School Fort Leavenworth, Kansas September 12, 1997
09/12/1997:   SECRETARY COHEN ISSUES STATEMENT COMMEMORATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
09/12/1997:   FULL HONORS CEREMONY SET FOR DOD'S 50TH BIRTHDAY
09/12/1997:   NEWEST BOOK ON THE HISTORY OF THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE IS PUBLISHED
09/12/1997:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TAKES ACTION TO ADDRESS CONCERNS ABOUT CRANBERRIES ON CAPE COD, MASSACHUSETTS
09/11/1997:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE STATEMENT ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE ARMY
09/11/1997:   DOD SIGNS JOINT MOA ON SPACE LAUNCH SITE GUIDANCE
09/11/1997:   SECRETARY COHEN SIGNS MEMORANDUM EMPHASIZING INCREASED RELIANCE ON THE RESERVE COMPONENTS
09/09/1997:   PLANS SET FOR DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 50TH ANNIVERSARY FETE
09/09/1997:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR JULY 31, 1997 SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
09/09/1997:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR JUNE 30, 1997 SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
09/09/1997:   CHARLES L. CRAGIN SELECTED AS PRINCIPAL DEPUTY ASSISTANTSECRETARY OF DEFENSE, RESERVE AFFAIRS
09/09/1997:   OPERATION JOINT ENDEAVOR MAILING ADDRESSES RELEASED
09/08/1997:   Remarks prepared for Delivery Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen American Legion Convention Orlando, Fla September 4, 1997
09/08/1997:   Remarks prepared for Delivery Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen United States Marines Corps Recruits Parris Island, South Carolina September 4, 1997
09/08/1997:   Remarks prepared for Delivery Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen Naval Training Center Orlando, Fla September 4, 1997
09/04/1997:   AIR EXPEDITIONARY FORCE TO DEPLOY
09/04/1997:   U.S. TO PARTICIPATE IN BRAVE EAGLE '97
09/03/1997:   GENERAL SHALIKASHVILI TO BE HONORED BY BOY SCOUTS

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