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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.

02/29/2000:   NAVY SECRETARY NAMES DESTROYER TO HONOR WORLD WAR II AFRICAN AMERICAN HERO
02/29/2000:   COMBAT EVALUATION IDENTIFICATION EXERCISE DRAWS 6,000 U.S., BRITISH FORCES TO EAST COAST SITES
02/29/2000:   STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN
02/25/2000:   KOREAN WAR 50TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION ANNOUNCED
02/25/2000:   DOD PROVIDES HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE SUPPORT TO SOUTH AFRICA AND MOZAMBIQUE
02/25/2000:   AEROSPACE MEDICINE JOURNAL TO PUBLISH ANTHRAX ARTICLE: "PROTECTING THE HEALTH OF US MILITARY FORCES -- A NATIONAL OBLIGATION"
02/24/2000:   GULF WAR FOX TAPES 'DEFINITELY' DO NOT SHOW POSITIVE CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS
02/24/2000:   REPORT PROBES RISKS OF CARC PAINT EXPOSURE TO GULF WAR VETERANS
02/24/2000:   INFORMATION PAPER ADDRESSES DOD PLANNING METHODOLOGY FOR GULF WAR AIR CAMPAIGN
02/23/2000:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO FIX HOUSING ALLOWANCE GAP
02/22/2000:   PENTAGON OPENS FIRST TRICARE CLINIC
02/22/2000:   AFRICA CENTER FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES TO HOLD PROGRAM REVIEW CONFERENCE
02/18/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
02/18/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
02/18/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
02/18/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
02/17/2000:   YEAR 2000 DACOWITS CIVILIAN MEMBERS SELECTED
02/16/2000:   NAVY'S LIFELINES DELIVERY SYSTEM INITIATIVE WINS AWARD
02/16/2000:   DEFENSE AWARDS GIVEN FOR COMPETITIVE RESEARCH
02/16/2000:   POSSIBLE FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO THE NETHERLANDS ANNOUNCED
02/16/2000:   POSSIBLE FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO ISRAEL ANNOUNCED
02/16/2000:   POSSIBLE FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO FINLAND ANNOUNCED
02/15/2000:   1999 TOP 100 CONTRACTORS REPORT RELEASED
02/15/2000:   "SUPER HORNET" OPERATIONAL EVALUATION RESULTS ANNOUNCED
02/15/2000:   DOD ANNOUNCES 25TH ROUND OF OVERSEAS BASE CLOSURES
02/14/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
02/11/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
02/10/2000:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE AND MRS. COHEN TO HOST PENTAGON POPS 2000
02/10/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
02/08/2000:   DOD AWARDS $40.2 MILLION TO UNIVERSITIES FOR RESEARCH EQUIPMENT
02/08/2000:   U.S.-U.K. DECLARATION OF PRINCIPLES SIGNED
02/08/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
02/07/2000:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT REPORTS ON OPERATION ALLIED FORCE
02/07/2000:   FY 2001 MILITARY CONSTRUCTION BUDGET REQUEST
02/07/2000:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE BUDGET FOR FY 2001
02/04/2000:   MURI AWARDS FOR FUTURE DOD TECHNOLOGY PRESENTED
02/04/2000:   UNITED STATES PROPOSES RENEWED REMAINS RECOVERY TALKS WITH NORTH KOREA
02/04/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
02/01/2000:   SECRETARY COHEN APPROVES SERVICES HOMOSEXUAL CONDUCT TRAINING PLANS
02/01/2000:   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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