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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.

11/30/1999:   CHARLES CHIBITTY, COMANCHE CODE TALKER, RECOGNIZED AT PENTAGON CEREMONY
11/23/1999:   SELECTED ACQUISITION REPORTS AS OF SEPTEMBER 1999
11/23/1999:   31ST REPUBLIC OF KOREA-UNITED STATES SECURITY CONSULTATIVE MEETING Joint Communiqu November 23, 1999 Washington, DC
11/23/1999:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT EQUAL OPPORTUNITY SURVEY AND STUDY OF CAREER PROGRESSION OF MINORITY AND WOMEN OFFICERS
11/22/1999:   WARMINSTER NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER REUSE RECORD OF DECISION ISSUED
11/22/1999:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT COMPLETES REVIEW OF BRITISH AEROSPACE ACQUISITION OF GEC MARCONI ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
11/18/1999:   NAVY TO CHRISTEN NEW GUIDED-MISSILE DESTROYER
11/18/1999:   DEFENSE SECRETARY COHEN SAYS U.S. COMMITMENT TO WORLD LEADERSHIP REMAINS FIRM
11/18/1999:   1999 MAINTENANCE AWARDS PRESENTED
11/16/1999:   NEW DACOWITS CHAIR NAMED
11/12/1999:   CUNNINGHAM NAMED DIRECTOR OF DEFENSE SECURITY SERVICE
11/12/1999:   KOREAN WAR REMAINS REPATRIATED
11/10/1999:   RESERVE HEALTH CARE BENEFITS, ENTITLEMENTS STUDY REPORTSENT TO CONGRESS
11/10/1999:   HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNVERSITIES AWARDED DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RESEARCH CONTRACT
11/04/1999:   U.S. NAVY TO CHRISTEN NEW GUIDED-MISSILE DESTROYER
11/04/1999:   DOD DISTINGUISHED CIVILIAN SERVICE AWARDS PRESENTED
11/04/1999:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR SEPTEMBER 30, 1999 SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
11/04/1999:   EMPLOYERS EARN NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR SUPPORT OF NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE
11/03/1999:   RALSTON APPOINTED TO SUCCEED CLARK AS SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER, EUROPE
11/02/1999:   NEW DEFENSE COMMISSARY AGENCY DIRECTOR NAMED
11/02/1999:   NOKUEN-RI OUTSIDE EXPERTS
11/01/1999:   DISCUSSIONS ON NAVAL TRAINING RANGE IN VIEQUES CONTINUE
11/01/1999:   BRIG. GEN. BRUCE M. LAWLOR APPOINTED FIRST COMMANDING GENERAL FOR JOINT TASK FORCE-CIVIL SUPPORT
11/01/1999:   Nuclear Weapons Security Assessment and Training Center Opens
11/01/1999:   NEW SHIP NAMED IN HONOR OF SEN. CHAFEE

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  • 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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