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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.

10/30/1998:   DARPA SELECTS NGI SUPERNET PROPOSAL
10/28/1998:   FISCAL YEAR 1998 RECRUITING ACHIEVES 97 PERCENT OF GOAL FOR QUANTITY WHILE EXCEEDING QUALITY BENCHMARKS
10/28/1998:   NAVY ISSUES RECORD OF DECISION FOR REUSE OF MARE ISLAND NAVAL SHIPYARD
10/28/1998:   COMMUNITY DRUG AWARENESS AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
10/27/1998:   CORRECTION - NEXT DACOWITS CHAIR NAMED
10/26/1998:   REMARKS AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY BYSECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHENAT THE NATIONAL DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATIONHOUSTON, TEXASOCTOBER 26, 1998
10/26/1998:   DOD DEPLOYS FORCES TO BENIN FOR PEACEKEEPING TRAINING
10/26/1998:   DOD'S SCARLET-II SUCCESFULLY LAUNCHED ON DEEP SPACE 1
10/26/1998:   NEXT DACOWITS CHAIR NAMED
10/22/1998:   EXERCISE IRON COBRA 99
10/21/1998:   ACQUISITON REFORM SATELLITE BROADCAST AIRS OCT. 22
10/21/1998:   MAINTENANCE AWARDS FOR 1998 PRESENTED
10/21/1998:   DOD RELEASES AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE POLICY
10/19/1998:   DOD SELECTS FOREIGN DEFENSE EQUIPMENT FOR TESTING
10/19/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PRESENTS AWARDS TO OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEES WITH DISABILITIES
10/16/1998:   EVOLVED EXPENDABLE LAUNCH VEHICLE CONTRACT AWARD
10/16/1998:   Remarks Prepared for DeliverybySecretary of Defense William S. CohenFortune 500 Forum Dinner Keynote AddressPittsburgh, PennsylvaniaOctober 16, 1998
10/16/1998:   DOD ANNOUNCES GULF WAR ILLNESSES OUTREACH VISITS TO MARINE CORPS INSTALLATIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA
10/15/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/15/1998:   NAVY RESEARCHERS REACH MILESTONE IN DEVELOPING DNA VACCINE
10/15/1998:   EMPLOYERS EARN NATIONAL RECOGNITIONFOR SUPPORT OF NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE
10/14/1998:   U.S. UNITS IN BOSNIA ROTATE
10/13/1998:   DOD ESTABLISHES THE BOREN-RUDMAN COMMISSION
10/13/1998:   B-52 AIRCRAFT ORDERED TO DEPLOY TO THE UNITED KINGDOM
10/09/1998:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT MAKES PROGRESS WITH REFORM ACTIONS
10/06/1998:   SECRETARY OF THE NAVY ASSIGNS NEW SHIP NAMES
10/06/1998:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR AUGUST 31, 1998SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
10/06/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN TO VISIT GULF REGION
10/02/1998:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE HOSTS OATH OF OFFICE CEREMONY FOR FIRST CHANCELLOR FOR EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
10/01/1998:   USNS DAHL (T-AKR 312) NAMED AFTER MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT
10/01/1998:   DOD LIFE CYCLE COST REDUCTION AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
10/01/1998:   WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION RESPONSE TEAMLOCATIONS ANNOUNCED
10/01/1998:   NAVY SECRETARY TURNOVER DATE TO BE NOVEMBER 16
10/01/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AIDS HURRICANE, STORM RECOVERY IN GULF STATES AND CARIBBEAN
10/01/1998:   1998 MAINTENANCE SYMPOSIUM TO EMPHASIZE CHALLENGES AND VISION
10/01/1998:   ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos, foreground, at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, foreground, during a meeting at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with U.S. military assigned to duty in Canada during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, signs the guestbook of Canadian Air Force Gen. Thomas J. Lawson, chief of Canada's defense staff, during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Operators aboard the Ocean Shield, an Australian navy ship, move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle into position to deploy it in the Indian Ocean, April 14, 2014. Using side-scan sonar, the Bluefin will descend to a depth of between 4,000 and 4,500 meters, or about 2.5 to 2.8 miles, and about 115 feet above the ocean floor. Joint Task Force 658 is supporting Operation Southern Indian Ocean, searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter D. Blair
  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to Navy Chief Petty Officer 3rd Class Hester about the capabilities of the USS Zephyr on Naval Station Mayport, Fla., April 14, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to sailors on Naval Station Mayport, Fla., April 14, 2014. Battaglia met with sailors, toured a patrol craft and discussed the benefits of the new GPS curriculum for transitioning service members and their families. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to Navy Chief Petty Officer Bolden in the engine room about the capabilities of the USS Zephyr on Naval Station Mayport, Fla., April 14, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Maria Contreras-Sweet, Small Business Administration administrator, talks with members of the Air Force participating in a Boots to Business class at the Pentagon, April 15, 2014. Boots to Business is an SBA sponsored, worldwide program offered as a component of the Defense Department's redesigned Transition Assistance Program (TAP) renamed Transition GPS. U.S. Air Force photo Jim Varhegyi
  • First Lady Michelle Obama visits with families working on crafts at Maryland Fisher House IV at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., April 14, 2014.  White House photo by Chuck Kennedy
  • An Afghan army commando runs to assist a wounded comrade into a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter while conducting a medical evacuation mission in Sorbaghal village in the Maiwand district of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, April 10, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Sara Wakai
  • Smoking brass casings fall from the bottom of an M2A1 machine gun fired by a member of the Massachusetts Army National Guard's Company B, 126th Brigade Support Battalion during weapons qualification on Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Jericho, Vt., April 5, 2014.  Massachusetts National Guard photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jerry Saslav
  • Air Force Senior Airman Sean Meehan, left, and Air Force Staff Sgt. Kane Lawlor provide cover after a tactical air insertion by a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during training on Fort Dix, N.J., April 10, 2014. Meehan and Lawlor, tactical air controllers, are assigned to New Jersey Air National Guard's 227th Air Support Operations Squadron, 177th Fighter Wing. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht
  • Two U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform an inverted formation fly-by during the Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona event at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 13, 2014. In addition to 14 aerial demonstrations, there were more than 40 aircraft static displays during the event.  U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey
  • U.S. Marines and sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island perform well deck operations with landing craft air cushion vehicles in the Pacific Ocean, April 9, 2014. The Makin Island is conducting amphibious squadron marine expeditionary unit integration training in preparation for an upcoming deployment.from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit.  U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Robin W. Peak
  • Air Force Capt. Sarah Evans dives during a swimming race at the 2014 Air Force Trials on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 7, 2014. Evans won first place in the women's 50-meter freestyle swimming competition. Evans is assigned to the 59th Medical Wing Patients Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo
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