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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.

12/22/1995:   DOD ANNOUNCES PROPOSALS SELECTED IN FINAL TRP COMPETITION
12/22/1995:   1995 HOLIDAY SEASON MESSAGES
12/22/1995:   ACQUISITION DECISION MEMORANDUM FOR TACTICAL UAV
12/20/1995:   MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT SIGNED ON JAST
12/19/1995:   FIRST SATELLITE CROSSLINK MARKS
12/18/1995:   HOLIDAY GREETING E-MAIL ADDRESS TO TROOPS ESTABLISHED
12/18/1995:   JOINT SPACE MANAGEMENT BOARD ESTABLISHED
12/18/1995:   NEWARK AFB PRIVATIZATION CONTRACTS ANNOUNCED
12/14/1995:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
12/14/1995:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES PROPOSED NEW INITIATIVES TO LIMIT THE ADVERSEIMPACT OF THE "RULE OF TWO" SUSPENSION ON SMALL DISADVANTAGED BUSINESSES
12/14/1995:   INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS LEADS U.S. INVESTIGATION INTO IRAQ
12/13/1995:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
12/12/1995:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE STATEMENT ON MURDERS IN FAYETTVILLE
12/12/1995:   Remarks As Prepared for Delivery By William J. Perry
12/11/1995:   ARPA ANNOUNCES MICROWAVE AND ANALOG FRONT END TECHNOLOGY CONTRACTORS
12/11/1995:   SECRETARY PERRY APPROVES NEW BARRACKS CONSTRUCTION STANDARD
12/11/1995:   PRESIDENT SIGNS ORDER AUTHORIZING RESERVE CALL-UP
12/08/1995:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES POLICY ON SINGLE PROCESS INITIATIVE
12/08/1995:   Active/Reserve Component Information Updated For Possible IFOR Deployment
12/08/1995:   NAVY COMMISSIONS NUCLEAR-POWERED AIRCRAFT CARRIER
12/06/1995:   STATEMENT BY AMBASSADOR MALCOLM TOON AMERICAN CO-CHAIRMAN OF THE U.S. -RUSSIANJOINT COMMISSION ON THE DEATH OF THE RUSSIAN CO-CHAIRMAN
12/05/1995:   BOSNIALINK WORLD WIDE WEB SITE ANNOUNCED
12/05/1995:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR SEPTEMBER 30, 1995
12/05/1995:   (Corrected Copy #2 -- Changes and Additions shown in boldface.)
12/04/1995:   U.S.-BASED UNITS IDENTIFIED FOR POTENTIAL BOSNIA DUTY
12/04/1995:   U.S.-BASED UNITS IDENTIFIED FOR POTENTIAL BOSNIA DUTY
12/01/1995:   STATEMENT BY GENERAL JOHN M. SHALIKASHVILI
12/01/1995:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
12/01/1995:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

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  • Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, foreground, during a meeting at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
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  • 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
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