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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 Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos, foreground, at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • 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
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with U.S. military assigned to duty in Canada during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, signs the guestbook of Canadian Air Force Gen. Thomas J. Lawson, chief of Canada's defense staff, during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • 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
  • 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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