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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.

10/31/2001:   RESERVE AND NATIONAL GUARD FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - OCT. 31
10/30/2001:   DOD ANNOUNCES NEW WAYS TO EXPRESS SUPPORT
10/30/2001:   RESERVE FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - OCT. 30
10/30/2001:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
10/30/2001:   DOD STUDIES MEDICAL IMPACT OF DEPLETED URANIUM IN THE BALKANS
10/30/2001:   DOD RELEASE REAFFIRMS ASSESSMENTS MADE ON EVENTS AT AL JUBAYL
10/30/2001:   WINKENWERDER SWORN IN AS HEALTH AFFAIRS ASSISTANT SECRETARY
10/29/2001:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
10/29/2001:   RESERVE FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - OCT. 29
10/26/2001:   DOD ANNOUNCES NEW TELEWORK POLICY
10/26/2001:   RESERVE FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - OCT. 26
10/26/2001:   JSF CONTRACTOR AWARD
10/26/2001:   SECDEF DESIGNATES COMMANDERS FOR HOMELAND DEFENSE
10/25/2001:   PENTAGON SEEKS IDEAS ON COMBATING TERRORISM
10/24/2001:   RESERVE FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - OCT. 24
10/24/2001:   DOD ANNOUNCES COUNTERDRUG AWARDS
10/23/2001:   DOD COMPLETES REVIEW OF MERGER PROPOSALS FOR NEWPORT NEWS
10/23/2001:   RESERVE FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - OCT. 23
10/22/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - OCT. 22
10/22/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE - OCT. 22
10/21/2001:   DOD ANNOUNCES NAMES OF SERVICEMEMBERS KILLED IN HELICOPTER ACCIDENT
10/19/2001:   TWO U.S. SERVICEMEMBERS DIE IN HELICOPTER CRASH
10/19/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - OCT. 19
10/19/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE - OCT. 19
10/18/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
10/18/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - OCT. 18
10/18/2001:   NAVY COMMISSIONS GUIDED-MISSILE DESTROYER HOWARD (DDG 83)
10/18/2001:   TENTH CIVIL SUPPORT TEAM CERTIFIED
10/18/2001:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/17/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - OCT. 17
10/17/2001:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/16/2001:   U.S. INADVERTENTLY STRIKES ICRC WAREHOUSES
10/16/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - OCT. 16
10/16/2001:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
10/16/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
10/15/2001:   FIRST ROUND OF BUSINESS INITIATIVES FORMALIZED
10/13/2001:   JDAM MISSES INTENDED TARGET IN AFGHANISTAN
10/12/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE - OCT. 12
10/12/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - OCT. 12
10/12/2001:   DOD SELECTS FOREIGN DEFENSE EQUIPMENT FOR TESTING
10/10/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE - OCT. 10
10/10/2001:   OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM UPDATE - OCT. 10
10/10/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - OCT. 10
10/09/2001:   NATO AWACS AIRCRAFT DEPLOY TO THE U.S.
10/09/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE - OCT. 9
10/09/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - OCT. 9
10/09/2001:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
10/09/2001:   GRONE, WOODLEY JOIN INSTALLATIONS, ENVIRONMENT LEADERSHIP TEAM
10/08/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE - OCT. 8
10/08/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - OCT. 8
10/07/2001:   U.S. HUMANITARIAN RELIEF MISSION TO AFGHANISTAN
10/07/2001:   STATEMENT OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE
10/04/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE - OCT. 4
10/04/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - OCT. 4
10/04/2001:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/03/2001:   EXERCISE BRIGHT STAR TO BEGIN OCT. 8
10/03/2001:   AIR FORCE RECRUITING SERVICE BEATS GOAL
10/03/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE - OCT. 3
10/03/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - OCT. 3
10/02/2001:   ARMY SECRETARY TO LEAD DOD HOMELAND SECURITY EFFORT
10/02/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE - OCT. 2
10/02/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - OCT. 2
10/02/2001:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/01/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
10/01/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - OCT. 1
10/01/2001:   REMAINS OF U.S. SERVICEMEN RECOVERED IN NORTH KOREA

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