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News Releases

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.

11/30/2010:   Second WMD-CST Team Certified for New York
11/30/2010:   'Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell' Report Released
11/30/2010:   General Officer Announcement
11/29/2010:   General Officer Announcements
11/28/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/26/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/25/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/24/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of November 23, 2010
11/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
11/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/22/2010:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal Year-To-Date 2011 Through October
11/19/2010:   DOD Announces Units for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation
11/19/2010:   2010 Phoenix Award Winner Announced
11/19/2010:   Army Releases October Suicide Data
11/19/2010:   DOD Establishes Wounded Warrior Task Force
11/19/2010:   General Officer Announcements
11/18/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/18/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/18/2010:   Defense Logistics Agency to Provide Holiday Meals for Troops
11/18/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/18/2010:   DOD Appoints New Director of the Defense Center of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury
11/18/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of November 16, 2010
11/18/2010:   Flag Officer Announcements
11/17/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
11/17/2010:   Air Force Announces Criteria for Basing of MQ-1/9 Ground Control Stations
11/17/2010:   Air Force Announces Criteria for Basing Light Mobility Aircraft
11/17/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/17/2010:   Navy to Commission Guided Missile Destroyer Gravely
11/17/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/17/2010:   General Officer Announcement
11/17/2010:   General Officer Announcements
11/16/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
11/16/2010:   Air Force Selects Preferred Alternative Base for C-17 Aircraft
11/15/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/15/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/15/2010:   Department of Defense Announces Selected Acquisition Reports
11/15/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/13/2010:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/13/2010:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty
11/12/2010:   Statement by Press Secretary Geoff Morrell on CRWG Report Leaks
11/12/2010:   Missing WWII Airman Identified
11/12/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/11/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/10/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/10/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of November 09, 2010
11/10/2010:   General Officer Announcements
11/10/2010:   Flag Officer Announcement
11/10/2010:   General Officer Announcements
11/10/2010:   Navy Commissions New Guided Missile Destroyer Jason Dunham
11/10/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/09/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/09/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/09/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/09/2010:   General Officer Announcements
11/09/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
11/08/2010:   Soldier Missing from Korean War Identified
11/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/07/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualties
11/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/05/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/05/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/03/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/03/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of November 2, 2010
11/03/2010:   Cyber Command Achieves Full Operational Capability
11/03/2010:   Navy to Christen Submarine California
11/02/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
11/02/2010:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
11/01/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/01/2010:   General Officer Announcement

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  • U.S. Defense Chuck Hagel shakes hands with Guatemalan Defense Minister Manuel Lopez Ambrosio as Charge d'Affaires Bruce Williamson from the U.S. Embassy looks on upon Hagel's arrival in Guatemala City, Guatemala, April 24, 2014. Hagel will visit with defense counterparts, the Guatemalan president and U.S. troops conducting exercises in the area. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, second from right, walks with Secretary of National Defense Gen. Salvador Zepeda Cienfuegos and Naval Secretary Adm. Vidal Francisco Soberon Sanz, Mexico's defense ministers, and Canadian Defense Minister Robert Nicholson after an honors ceremony in Mexico City, April 24, 2014. Hagel participated in the second North American Defense Ministerial conference, which brought together the defense leaders from the United States, Canada and Mexico. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, far left, participates in the second North American Defense Ministerial conference with Secretary of National Defense Gen. Salvador Zepeda Cienfuegos and Naval Secretary Adm. Vidal Francisco Soberon Sanz, Mexico's defense ministers, and Canadian Defense Minister Robert Nicholson in Mexico City, April 24, 2014. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Marine Corps Marine Sgt. Orrin G. Stanford looks out of a UH-1Y Huey helicopter while conducting search and rescue operations April, 22, 2014, for the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of Jindo island. Stanford is a crew chief assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Navy video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Christian Senyk
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class John Delong tracks with another parachutist during free fall training on Naval Station Rota Spain in Rota, Spain, April 14, 2014. Delong is assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8.  U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Nathaniel Spencer
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michael Milano jumps over a wall during a mock helicopter raid as part of weapons and tactics instructor course Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., April 9, 2014. Milano is an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Marine Division's India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher A. Mendoza
  • U.S. Air Force and Marine engineers insulate the roof at the Edward P. Yorke school during New Horizons 2014 in Belize City, Belize, April 18, 2014. U.S. Southern Command sponsored the exercise, during which civil engineers from the United States and Belize will construct three school additions in Belize City and one in Hattieville.  U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kelly Ogden
  • U.S. Army Spc. Steven Dixon, left, and U.S. Army Capt. Harjind Sidhu examine a patient's teeth during New Horizons Belize 2014 in Progresso, Belize, April 11, 2014. Dixon is a dental technician and Sidhu is a dentist. The medical training exercise gives U.S. and Canadian military doctors and nurses the opportunity to work with their Belize counterparts to provide free care to Belizeans. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar
  • Army 2nd Lt. John Bergman low crawls through a water obstacle during the 31st annual Best Ranger Competition at Camp Rogers on Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Bergman is assigned to the 25th Infantry Division. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austin Berner
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