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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.

12/28/2000:   U.S., Korea Complete Negotiations on Status of Forces
12/27/2000:   HIGH ENERGY LASER RESEARCH AWARDS ANNOUNCED
12/22/2000:   NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE CONTRACT AWARDED
12/22/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
12/21/2000:   DEFENSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON WOMEN IN THE SERVICE WELCOMES EIGHT NEW MEMBERS
12/21/2000:   SERVICEMEMBERS TO RECEIVE ONE OF THE LARGEST INCREASES IN HOUSING ALLOWANCE RATES EVER
12/21/2000:   FOURTH MEMBER ADDED TO V-22 REVIEW PANEL
12/19/2000:   NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ASSOCIATION SIGNS STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR GUARD, RESERVE
12/19/2000:   SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING AUGMENTATION AWARDS ANNOUNCED
12/19/2000:   RESERVE FORCES POLICY BOARD GENERAL/FLAG OFFICERS APPOINTED
12/19/2000:   GULF WAR DEPLETED URANIUM ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE REPORT UPDATED
12/19/2000:   VACCINE USE IN THE GULF WAR: SHORTFALLS IDENTIFIED, IMPROVEMENTS NEEDED
12/18/2000:   U.S., NORTH KOREA REACH AGREEMENT ON MIA REMAINS RECOVERY
12/15/2000:   ROK OUTSIDE EXPERT VISIT TO WASHNGTON PROVES TIMELY
12/15/2000:   SECRETARY COHEN ANNOUNCES V-22 REVIEW PANEL
12/15/2000:   NAVY DEMONSTRATES COOPERATIVE ENGAGEMENT AT SEA
12/14/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
12/14/2000:   COHEN TO LEAD HOLIDAY VISIT TO U.S. FORCES OVERSEAS
12/13/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
12/13/2000:   U.S., FOUR EUROPEAN NATIONS AGREE TO PRODUCE INFORMATION TERMINALS
12/12/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
12/11/2000:   NAVY NAMES FOURTH SAN ANTONIO CLASS AMPHIBIOUS SHIP
12/11/2000:   NAVY NAMES FOURTH VIRGINIA CLASS SUBMARINE
12/11/2000:   DOD RELEASES SELECTED ACQUISITION REPORTS
12/08/2000:   TRICARE SENIOR PHARMACY BENEFIT DETAILS ANNOUNCED
12/07/2000:   NAVY AND MARINE CORPS RECEIVE MORE THAN 250 e-BUSINESS PROPOSALS
12/07/2000:   BLUE ANGELS, THUNDERBIRDS SET 2001 AIR SHOW SCHEDULES
12/06/2000:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES CONTRACT FOR IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES
12/06/2000:   JOINT RESERVE VIRTUAL INFORMATION ORGANIZATIONS APPROVED FOR ESTABLISHMENT
12/06/2000:   BLUE ANGELS, THUNDERBIRDS SET 2001 AIR SHOW SCHEDULES
12/05/2000:   2001 CHAIR AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF DACOWITS NAMED
12/05/2000:   U.S. AND UKRAINIAN DEFENSE MINISTRIES SIGN ANNUAL PLAN OF COOPERATION
12/05/2000:   DOD REISSUES REPORT ON KHAMISIYAH DEMOLITIONS
12/05/2000:   DOD ANNOUNCES RAND STUDY OF CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL AGENTS
12/01/2000:   DOD RELEASES STRATEGY REPORT FOR EUROPE AND NATO

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak hold a press conference at the Pentagon, April 17, 2014, after meeting to discuss issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps photo Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is given a MH-65D Dolphin helicopter weapons capabilities briefing during a visit to the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. Battaglia met with coast guardsmen, and gained an understanding for the squadron’s mission. 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, talks to applicants about military commitment and service to their country before administering the ceremonial oath of enlistment at the Military Entrance Processing Station in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. 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, explores the instrument panel of the Midnight Express, a tactical training boat, which is part of Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron, in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land in a field to extract U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers during Operation Cyclone in Passau village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 11, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 11, and the Georgian soldiers are assigned to Bravo Company, 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal
  • Operators aboard the Ocean Shield, an Australian navy ship, move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle into position to deploy it in the Indian Ocean, April 14, 2014. Using side-scan sonar, the Bluefin will descend to a depth of between 4,000 and 4,500 meters, or about 2.5 to 2.8 miles, and about 115 feet above the ocean floor. Joint Task Force 658 is supporting Operation Southern Indian Ocean, searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter D. Blair
  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
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