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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.

01/31/2013:   U.S., Japan and Republic of Korea Defense Trilateral Talks Joint Statement
01/31/2013:   General Officer Assignments
01/31/2013:   DOD Identifies Units for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation
01/31/2013:   General Officer Announcement
01/29/2013:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of January 29, 2013
01/29/2013:   General Officer Announcement
01/26/2013:   Ground-Based Interceptor Completes Successful Flight Test
01/26/2013:   Readout of Secretary Panetta Call with French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian
01/25/2013:   General Officer Announcements
01/24/2013:   General Officer Announcements
01/24/2013:   Flag Officer Announcement
01/24/2013:   General Officer Announcements
01/24/2013:   Defense Department Rescinds Direct Combat Exclusion Rule; Services to Expand Integration of Women into Previously Restricted Occupations and Units
01/23/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
01/23/2013:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of January 22, 2013
01/22/2013:   Statement by Defense Press Secretary George Little on General John Allen, U.S. Marine Corps
01/22/2013:   General Officer Assignments
01/18/2013:   Convening Authority for Military Commissions Declines to Withdraw Conspiracy Charge Against Alleged 9/11 Co-Conspirators Pending Appellate Ruling
01/17/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
01/17/2013:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of January 15, 2013
01/15/2013:   General Officer Assignments
01/11/2013:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
01/10/2013:   Flag Officer Assignments
01/10/2013:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal 2013, Through November 2012
01/09/2013:   Readout of Secretary Panetta’s Meeting with Israeli Minister of Defense Ehud Barak
01/09/2013:   Air Force Announces KC-46A Candidate Bases
01/09/2013:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of January 8, 2013
01/08/2013:   NORAD Exercise Planned for National Capital Region
01/07/2013:   Secretary Leon Panetta Congratulates New Japan Defense Minister Itsumori Onodera
01/07/2013:   Statement by Secretary Panetta on the Nomination of Chuck Hagel
01/07/2013:   Flag Officer Assignment
01/03/2013:   General Officer Assignments
01/02/2013:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of January 1, 2013
01/02/2013:   Statement by Secretary Panetta on Sequestration Delay

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