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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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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greets Canadian Defense Minister Robert Nicholson before meeting in Mexico City, April 23, 2014. Hagel will attend a defense ministerial conference with Mexico, Canada and the United States before traveling to Guatemala. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel watches a live-fire demonstration behind a blast screen while touring a special operations command on Fort Bragg, N.C., April 23, 2014. Hagel traveled to Fort Bragg to visit military members, receive briefings, and view unit demonstrations and capabilities. The secretary will continue his three-day trip to Mexico and Guatemala to meet with defense counterparts.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • President Barack Obama views the scene of the mudslide in Oso, Wash., from Marine One, April 22, 2014. Obama later met privately with families who lost loved ones. White House photo by Pete Souza
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosts an honor cordon for French army Gen. Pierre de Villiers, chief of the defense staff, at the Pentagon, April 23, 2014. The two leaders later discussed bilateral defense topics.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • 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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