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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.

12/31/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
12/28/2007:   Detainee Transfer Announced
12/28/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/28/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/27/2007:   Enhanced Health Information Sharing Supports Care of Wounded Warriors
12/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/26/2007:   General Officer Announcement
12/26/2007:   DoD Identifies AIr Force Casualty
12/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/21/2007:   Guantanamo Detainee Charged
12/21/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/21/2007:   General Officer Assignments
12/21/2007:   General Officer Announcement
12/20/2007:   Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates' Holiday Message
12/20/2007:   Soldier Missing in Action From Korean War is Identified
12/20/2007:   Findings and Recommendations of Task Force on the Future of Military Healthcare Released
12/20/2007:   Detainee Transfer Announced
12/19/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of December 19, 2007
12/19/2007:   General Officer Announcement
12/19/2007:   General Officer Assignments
12/19/2007:   Flag Officer Assignment
12/19/2007:   General Officer Announcements
12/18/2007:   Mrap Vehicle Orders Top 11,900
12/18/2007:   Air Force Officer Missing In Action From Vietnam War Is Identified
12/18/2007:   Weapons Of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team Certified
12/18/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/17/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/14/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/14/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/14/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/13/2007:   The United States Extends Strategic Nonproliferation Partnership with Kazakhstan
12/13/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
12/13/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/13/2007:   Comparative Testing Office Announces Projects for Fiscal 2008
12/12/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/12/2007:   Detainee Transfer Announced
12/12/2007:   Navy Commissions Amphibious Transport Dock Ship Mesa Verde
12/12/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of December 12, 2007
12/12/2007:   Airmen Missing in Action from Korean War are Identified
12/12/2007:   DoD Releases 2008 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates
12/11/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/11/2007:   General Officer Announcements
12/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/10/2007:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for November 2007
12/10/2007:   General Officer Announcement
12/10/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
12/07/2007:   DoD Evaluates Military Service Academies' Sexual Harassment and Violence Programs
12/06/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/05/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized, as of December 5, 2007
12/05/2007:   Marine Missing From Korean War is Identified
12/05/2007:   General Officer Announcement
12/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/04/2007:   DoD Announces New Manufacturing Technology Program
12/04/2007:   Department of Defense Disability Awards Ceremony and Forum
12/04/2007:   Soldier Missing from Korean War is Identified
12/04/2007:   General Officer Assignments
12/03/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/03/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/03/2007:   Army Soldier MIA From Vietnam War is Identified
12/03/2007:   DoD Announces Units for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation
12/03/2007:   DoD Announces Force Adjustments

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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 within the Coast Guard's 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
  • President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, cheer on participants in the seventh annual Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride, on the South Lawn of the White House, Washington, D.C., April 17, 2014.  White House photo by Chuck Kennedy
  • 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
  • U.S. Marines prepare to demonstrate how to fire their weapons to Australian soldiers after hiking on Robertson Barracks in Northern Territory, Australia, April 15, 2014, to acclimate the to the area's humidity. The Marines are assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force Darwin.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. James Gulliver
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