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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.

07/23/2014:   DOD Identifies Units for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation
07/22/2014:   Department of Defense Releases Fourth Quarter Suicide Information
07/21/2014:   Readout of Secretary Chuck Hagel's call with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop
07/21/2014:   Readout of Secretary Chuck Hagel's Call with Egyptian Minister of Defense Col. General Sedki Sobhy
07/21/2014:   Flag Officer Announcement
07/21/2014:   Marine Missing From WWII Accounted For
07/19/2014:   Readout of Secretary Chuck Hagel’s Call with the former Republic of Korea Minister of National Defense Kim Kwan Jin
07/19/2014:   Readout of Secretary Chuck Hagel’s Call with Republic of Korea Minister of National Defense Han
07/19/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's phone call Hagel with the Netherlands' Minister of Defense Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaer
07/18/2014:   Flag Officer Announcements
07/18/2014:   General Officer Assignments
07/18/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Phone Call with Malaysian Minister of Defense Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein
07/17/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Phone Call with UK Secretary of State for Defense Michael Fallon
07/16/2014:   DOD Approves Grants Totaling $62,599,954 for Design, Renovation, Repair, and New Construction of Schools on Naval Base San Diego, California; Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California; and Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
07/15/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Phone Call with French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian
07/15/2014:   General Officer Announcements
07/14/2014:   DoD Statement on Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Qatar Minister of State for Defense Affairs Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah
07/14/2014:   Air Force Announces Changes to Headquarters Organization
07/11/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call with Israeli Minister of Defense Ya'alon
07/10/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Phone Call with Members of the Council of Governors
07/10/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Phone Call with Czech Minister of Defense Martin Stropnicky
07/10/2014:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/10/2014:   General Officer Assignments
07/09/2014:   General Officer Announcement
07/09/2014:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/08/2014:   General Officer Announcement
07/04/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel’s Calls to Service Members on Independence Day
07/04/2014:   Independence Day Message From Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel
07/03/2014:   Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby on F-35 Fleet Grounding
07/03/2014:   Readout of Deputy Secretary Bob Work's Visit to the United Kingdom
07/03/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s Meeting with Latvia’s Minister of Defense Raimonds Vejonis
07/03/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of July 1, 2014
07/02/2014:   Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby on the Transfer of Syria Chemical Material to Motor Vessel Cape Ray
07/02/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Call with Goalkeeper Tim Howard
07/02/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Phone Call with Israeli Minister of Defense Moshe Ya'alon
07/01/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Japan's Collective Self-Defense Decision
06/30/2014:   Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary, Rear Admiral John Kirby on Additional Security Forces to Iraq
06/30/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Nomination of Bob McDonald
06/30/2014:   DoD Releases Revised Military Intelligence Program (MIP) Request for Fiscal Year 2015
06/30/2014:   Department of Defense Releases Strategy to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction
06/27/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Italy's Minister of Defense Roberta Pinotti
06/27/2014:   Flag Officer Assignment
06/26/2014:   Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby on Fiscal Year 2015 Overseas Contingency Operations Request
06/26/2014:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/25/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting with Norway’s Minister of Defense Ine Eriksen Søreide
06/25/2014:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal 2014, through May 2014
06/25/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 24, 2014
06/25/2014:   Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby on the Departure of M/V Cape Ray

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