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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.

09/29/1998:   PENTAGON GETS ITS FIRST K-9 UNIT
09/28/1998:   MAJ. GEN. REESE R. NIELSEN APPOINTED TO RESERVE FORCES POLICY BOARD
09/25/1998:   AIR FORCE TO RETIRE EC-135c FLYING COMMAND POST AIRCRAFT--Correction--
09/25/1998:   DEPUTY SECRETARY HAMRE ORDERS REVIEW OF WEB SECURITY
09/24/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RESPONDS, PREPARESFOR HURRICANE GEORGES
09/24/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/24/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/24/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/24/1998:   AIR FORCE TO RETIRE EC-135C FLYING COMMAND POST AIRCRAFT
09/23/1998:   NAVY FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/23/1998:   NAVY FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/21/1998:   AIR FORCE ANNOUNCES SACRAMENTO MAINTENANCE DECISIONS
09/17/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN TO HOST POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY CEREMONY
09/17/1998:   CORRECTEDPLANS SET FOR LOGISTICS REFORM FOCUS DAY II
09/17/1998:   DOD ANNOUNCES GULF WAR ILLNESSES OUTREACH VISITS TO MARINE CORPS BASES IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
09/16/1998:   PLANS SET FOR LOGISTICS REFORM FOCUS DAY II
09/15/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/15/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/15/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/15/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/15/1998:   BRIG. GEN. WALTER R. ERNST II APPOINTED TO RESERVE FORCES POLICY BOARD
09/14/1998:   Remarks Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen Council on Foreign Relations New York, New York September 14, 1998
09/11/1998:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR JULY 31, 1998SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
09/11/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/10/1998:   SECRETARY OF THE NAVY NAMES NEW ATTACK SUBMARINE CLASS
09/09/1998:   STATEMENT BY KEN BACON, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS, REGARDING THE LATE PHIL G. GOULDING
09/04/1998:   NAVY TO COMMISSION COASTAL MINE HUNTER SHIP RAVEN (MHC 61) IN BALTIMORE
09/04/1998:   HAMRE ASSESSES "SEAMLESS TOTAL FORCE" ON FIRST ANNIVERSARY
09/03/1998:   DOD ANNOUNCES 23rd BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENTROUND FOR OPERATIONS OVERSEAS
09/03/1998:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE APPOINTS DEFENSE POLICY PANEL ON NATIONAL SECURITY AND THE GLOBALIZATION OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY
09/01/1998:   U.S. AIR FORCE COLD WARRIORS TO BE BURIED AT ARLINGTON

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