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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.

11/30/1998:   U.S.-HONG KONG SEARCH AND RESCUE EXERCISE
11/25/1998:   NAVY TO COMMISION AEGIS GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER
11/25/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE SHIPS AID FOR CENTRAL AMERICA
11/24/1998:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE RELEASES EAST ASIA STRATEGY REPORT
11/23/1998:   SEPTEMBER 1998 SELECTED ACQUISITION REPORTS RELEASED
11/19/1998:   CORRECTED COPYDOD MOVES TO NEXT PHASE OF HURRICANE MITCH RELIEF EFFORT
11/18/1998:   UNITED STATES, SWEDEN AGREE TO DEVELOP PFP SIMULATION NETWORK
11/18/1998:   NEW WEBSITE ON DEFENSE REFORM AVAILABLE
11/17/1998:   BMDO NOTICE OF INTENT PUBLISHED
11/17/1998:   THOMAS C. IRWIN SELECTED AS NATIONAL CHAIRMAN, NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR EMPLOYER SUPPORT OF THE GUARD AND RESERVE
11/13/1998:   SECRETARY OF THE NAVY NAMES NEW ATTACK SUBMARINE USS TEXAS
11/13/1998:   NATO NATIONS HOLD TALKS TO PLANFOR 21ST CENTURY SECURITY
11/12/1998:   CORRECTION TO NUMBER OF AIRCRAFT BEING SENT TO THE GULF
11/12/1998:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE TO ADDRESSNATO TRANSFORMATION CONFERENCE
11/11/1998:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN SIGNS DEPLOYMENT ORDER TO INCREASE FORCE PRESENCE IN THE GULF REGION
11/10/1998:   U.S. SPONSORED UNEXPLODED ORDNANCE SEMINARS IN PANAMA
11/10/1998:   REMARKS AS PREPARED BY DR. HAMRE AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE VETERANS RECOGNITION CEREMONY
11/10/1998:   THOMAS K. LONGSTRETH APPOINTED AS DEPUTY UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR READINESS
11/10/1998:   CEREMONY HONORS AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE VETERANS
11/06/1998:   NAME OF TECHNICAL SERGEANT RICHARD B. FITZGIBBON TO BE ADDED TO THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL
11/06/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN APPOINTS ARMY SECRETARY LOUIS CALDERA TO BE HIS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR RELIEF EFFORTS IN CENTRAL AMERICA
11/06/1998:   GENERAL DYNAMICS' ACQUISITION OF NASSCO WILL NOT HARM DOD
11/05/1998:   NAVY TO CHRISTEN AEGIS GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER OSCAR AUSTIN (DDG 79)
11/05/1998:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR SEPTEMBER 30, 1998SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
11/05/1998:   STATEMENT BY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS KEN BACON
11/05/1998:   REMAINS OF U.S. SERVICEMEN RECOVERED IN NORTH KOREA
11/05/1998:   DOD RELEASES SECOND ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE REPORT ON GULF WAR ILLNESSES - EFFECTS OF OIL WELL FIRES
11/05/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RELEASES REPORT ON ACTIVITIES OF THE 11TH MARINES DURING THE GULF WAR
11/04/1998:   VIETNAM POW/MIA TALKS END
11/04/1998:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT PROVIDES CENTRAL AMERICAN HURRICANE RELIEF
11/03/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN MEETS WITH KING FAHD
11/03/1998:   U.S.-BASED B-52S ALERTED FOR NATO SUPPORT
11/02/1998:   PROMISING NEW LAND MINE DETECTION CAPABILITY DEMONSTRATED

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  • President Barack Obama, right, admires a ring U.S. Naval Academy football team members Cody Peterson, left, and Matt Aiken, center, presented to him at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The president presented the Navy midshipmen with the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, which goes to the academy team with the most victories against its service rivals.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel
  • President Barack Obama holds a ceremony to present midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy's football team with the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The trophy is an honor that goes to the team with the most victories against its service rivals. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Kenneth Johnson read the names of the fallen from Jacksonville on the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Johnson is the city's senior policy advisor on military affairs. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, talk at the NBA board of governors meeting in 
New York, April 17, 2014. During the meeting, Dempsey discussed a new partnership between the NBA and Defense Department to support for a commitment to service. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Spc. Josh Lueken provides security at Observation Post English in Afghanistan's Logar province, April 18, 2014. Lueken is assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Landry
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Orin Sanford looks out the side door of a UH-1Y Huey after taking off from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 18, 2014, to assist South Korea's efforts surrounding the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of South Korea. Sanford is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • Runners take off from the starting line at the Boston Marathon "shadow run" on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 18, 2014. More than 600 runners participated in the race. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gary J. Rihn
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