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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.

03/30/1998:   ADDITIONAL CIVIL CODED SIGNALS ONFUTURE GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) SATELLITES
03/27/1998:   NAVY TO CHRISTEN AEGIS GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER
03/27/1998:   NAVY CHRISTENS FAST COMBAT SUPPORT SHIP BRIDGE (AOE 10)IN SAN DIEGO, CALIF.
03/27/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/26/1998:   NEW YORK AIR GUARD ASSUMES ANTARCTIC AIRLIFT RESPONSIBILITIES
03/25/1998:   WOMEN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS ANNOUNCED
03/24/1998:   DOD DEPLOYS FORCES TO GHANA TO CONDUCT PEACEKEEPING TRAINING
03/24/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/23/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE COMPLETES REVIEW AND SAYS IT OPPOSES PROPOSED MERGER OF LOCKHEED MARTIN-NORTHROP GRUMMAN
03/20/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/20/1998:   LONG RANGE AIR POWER REVIEW PANEL CONCLUDES REVIEW
03/19/1998:   DOD, MOD RELEASE "KUWAITI GIRLS' SCHOOL" GULF WAR CASE NARRATIVE
03/18/1998:   TACTICAL COMMON DATA LINK PHASE 2 AWARDS ANNOUNCED
03/17/1998:   RESERVE INTEGRATION MOVES FORWARD WITH ESTABLISHMENT OF CONSEQUENCE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM INTEGRATION OFFICE
03/17/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/16/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN ISSUES GUIDANCE TO SERVICES ON KASSEBAUM BAKER PANEL RECOMMENDATIONS
03/16/1998:   REMAINS RECOVERY TEAM TO NICARAGUA
03/16/1998:   ARMY ASSISTANT SECRETARY JASON L. SPIEGEL NAMED TO RESERVE FORCES POLICY BOARD
03/16/1998:   DOD DEPLOYS FORCES TO GUINEA FOR MEDICAL TRAINING AND CIVIC ASSISTANCE EXERCISE
03/11/1998:   DOD ACCEPTS DELIVERY OF MIDS TERMINALS
03/10/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/08/1998:   UNIDENTIFIED MAN MED-EVACUATED FROM PENTAGON
03/06/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/04/1998:   NEW DIRECTOR OF DFAS ANNOUNCED
03/03/1998:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR JANUARY 31, 1998 SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
03/03/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/03/1998:   ACCELERATED ANTHRAX VACCINATION PROGRAM TO ENHANCE FORCE PROTECTION ANNOUNCED
03/02/1998:   GLOBAL HAWK COMPLETES FIRST FLIGHT
03/02/1998:   DOD TO AWARD $8 MILLION TO HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES AND MINORITY INSTITUTIONS

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  • President Barack Obama, right, admires a ring U.S. Naval Academy football team members Cody Peterson, left, and Matt Aiken, center, presented to him at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The president presented the Navy midshipmen with the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, which goes to the academy team with the most victories against its service rivals.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel
  • President Barack Obama holds a ceremony to present midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy's football team with the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The trophy is an honor that goes to the team with the most victories against its service rivals. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Kenneth Johnson read the names of the fallen from Jacksonville on the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Johnson is the city's senior policy advisor on military affairs. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, talk at the NBA board of governors meeting in 
New York, April 17, 2014. During the meeting, Dempsey discussed a new partnership between the NBA and Defense Department to support for a commitment to service. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Spc. Josh Lueken provides security at Observation Post English in Afghanistan's Logar province, April 18, 2014. Lueken is assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Landry
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Orin Sanford looks out the side door of a UH-1Y Huey after taking off from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 18, 2014, to assist South Korea's efforts surrounding the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of South Korea. Sanford is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • Runners take off from the starting line at the Boston Marathon "shadow run" on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 18, 2014. More than 600 runners participated in the race. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gary J. Rihn
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