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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.

01/31/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
01/31/2011:   Flag Officer Announcement
01/31/2011:   General Officer Announcements
01/28/2011:   General Officer Announcements
01/28/2011:   General Officer Announcement
01/27/2011:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty
01/27/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
01/27/2011:   General Officer Announcement
01/26/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of January 25, 2011
01/26/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
01/25/2011:   General Officer Announcement
01/24/2011:   General Officer Announcement
01/21/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
01/21/2011:   Airman Missing in Action from Korean War is Identified
01/21/2011:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
01/21/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/21/2011:   General Officer Announcements
01/21/2011:   General Officer Announcement
01/21/2011:   General Officer Announcement
01/21/2011:   General Officer Announcements
01/20/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
01/20/2011:   General Officer Announcements
01/19/2011:   Army Releases December and 2010 Suicide Data
01/19/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of January 18, 2011
01/19/2011:   Interactive Simulation Launched to Provide Information on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
01/18/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
01/18/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/18/2011:   General Officer Announcements
01/18/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
01/17/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
01/17/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
01/17/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
01/16/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
01/15/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
01/14/2011:   DOD Announces Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration Program
01/13/2011:   Tricare Young Adult Program Announced
01/13/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
01/12/2011:   Airmen Missing from Vietnam War Identified
01/12/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of January 11, 2011
01/12/2011:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal Year-to-Date 2011, through December
01/11/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
01/10/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
01/10/2011:   Opening Statement by Secretary Robert Gates during Joint Press Conference with General Liang Guanglie from Beijing, China
01/09/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
01/08/2011:   Statement by Secretary Robert Gates on Tucson Shooting
01/08/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
01/08/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/07/2011:   DOD Identifies Units for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation
01/07/2011:   General Officer Assignments
01/06/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
01/06/2011:   Detainee Transfer Announced
01/06/2011:   Statement by Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Amos on Efficiencies
01/06/2011:   Statement by Secretary of the Navy and Chief of Naval Operations on Efficiencies
01/06/2011:   Statement by Secretary of the Army John McHugh on Efficiencies
01/06/2011:   Statement by Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Norton Schwartz on Efficiencies
01/06/2011:   DOD Announces $150 Billion Reinvestment from Efficiencies Savings
01/06/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
01/05/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of January 04, 2011
01/03/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/03/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/02/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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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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