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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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