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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.

01/31/2008:   Military Commission Charges Referred
01/30/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/30/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 30, 2008
01/30/2008:   Navy Secretary Names Three New Virginia Class Attack Submarines
01/30/2008:   DoD Begins Recruiting for National Language Service Corps Pilot
01/29/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/29/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/28/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/28/2008:   Fiscal 2008 New Start and Additional Fiscal 2007 Joint Capability Technology Demonstrations Announced
01/28/2008:   Military Health System Conference to Focus on Enhanced Healthcare Delivery & Patient Satisfaction
01/27/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/27/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/27/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/26/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/25/2008:   Senior Executive Service Appointments
01/25/2008:   General Officer Announcement
01/25/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
01/24/2008:   Soldier Missing from Korean War is Identified
01/24/2008:   Flag Officer Announcements
01/23/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/23/2008:   Navy to Christen Guided Missile Destroyer Dewey
01/23/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/23/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 23, 2008
01/21/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/21/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/21/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/18/2008:   General Officer Announcement
01/18/2008:   General Officer Assignments
01/17/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/16/2008:   DoD Selects New Government Travel Charge Card
01/16/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 16, 2008
01/16/2008:   Senior Executive Service Appointment
01/16/2008:   Navy Granted Authority To Use Sonar In Training Off California
01/15/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/15/2008:   DoD Announces Units For Afghanistan Deployment
01/15/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/15/2008:   General Officers Assignments
01/14/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/14/2008:   Mary Beth Long Sworn in as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
01/11/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/11/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
01/11/2008:   General Officer Assignments
01/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/10/2008:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for December 2007
01/09/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/09/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 9, 2008
01/08/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/08/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/07/2008:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
01/07/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/07/2008:   General Officer Assignments
01/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/03/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/03/2008:   Sailor Missing from WWII is Identified
01/02/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/02/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/02/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/02/2008:   DoD Announces Venue for Wearable Power Competition
01/02/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 2, 2008

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greets Mexican Brig. Gen. Uriel Rios as U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Simeon G. Trombitas, senior defense official in Mexico, looks on upon Hagel's arrival in Mexico City, April 23, 2014. Rios is a liaison officer to the Mexican secretariat of national defense. Hagel will attend a defense ministerial conference with Mexico, Canada and the United States before traveling to Guatemala. Earlier in the day, Hagel toured Fort Bragg, N.C. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • First Lady Michelle Obama greets service members after participating in a "Joining Forces" event on Fort Campbell, Ky., April 23, 2014. During the event, Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, launched the Veterans Service Center, the first online one-stop shopping tool for veterans, transitioning service members and spouses seeking jobs.
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  • 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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