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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.

03/31/1999:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE MODIFIES ANTHRAX VACCINATION PROGRAM
03/31/1999:   MILITARY HEALTH SYSTEM ON TRACK FOR Y2K COMPLIANCE - Progress Reflective of Department-wide Attention to Y2K Repairs
03/31/1999:   SELECTED ACQUISITION REPORTS
03/29/1999:   SECRETARY COHEN ORDERS MORE BOMBERS TO EUROPE
03/29/1999:   PRUEHER - TRICARICO COMMISSION COMPLETES BILATERAL EUROPEAN FACT-FINDING TRIP
03/29/1999:   THAAD TEST FLIGHT DOES NOT ACHIEVE INTERCEPT TARGET
03/27/1999:   STATEMENT BY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE KEN BACON
03/24/1999:   DARPA AND AIR FORCE SELECT BOEING TO BUILD UCAV DEMONSTRATOR SYSTEM
03/24/1999:   WOMEN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS ACHIEVEMENT AWARDEES ANNOUNCED
03/23/1999:   NAVY CHRISTENS OCEANOGRAPHIC SURVEY SHIP
03/23/1999:   ARMED FORCES EXPEDITIONARY MEDAL APPROVED FOR OPERATION JOINT ENDEAVOR OR OPERATION JOINT GUARD
03/23/1999:   DEFENSE REFORM INITIATIVE MADE PART OF DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS STAN Z. SOLOWAY, DUSD (ACQUISITION REFORM), TAPPED TO DIRECT DEFENSE REFORM
03/23/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/19/1999:   U.S. AIRCRAFT ORDERED TO DEPLOY IN SUPPORT OF NATO OPERATIONS
03/18/1999:   BASE CLOSURE COMMUNITIES, DOD TO HOLD CONFERENCE
03/18/1999:   NAVY TO COMMISSION AEGIS GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER
03/15/1999:   PAC-3 TEST SUCCESSFUL
03/15/1999:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CHOOSES FTS2001 TELEPHONE PROVIDER
03/12/1999:   TANDEM THRUST '99
03/12/1999:   NAVY ISSUES RECORD OF DECISION FOR REUSE OFNAVAL TRAINING CENTER SAN DIEGO
03/11/1999:   LORD NOMINATED FOR AIR UNIVERSITY POST
03/11/1999:   AIR UNIVERSITY COMMANDER TO RETIRE
03/11/1999:   NEW VICE COMMANDER FOR AIR FORCE SPACE COMMAND
03/10/1999:   STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHENREGARDING TRAGEDY AT CAVALESE
03/10/1999:   SECRETARY COHEN NAMES ADM PRUEHER TO REVIEW MEASURES TAKEN SINCE CAVALESE INCIDENT
03/08/1999:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR JANUARY 31, 1999 SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
03/08/1999:   STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN ON DEATH OF HIS HIGHNESS SHAIKH ISA THE AMIR OF BAHRAIN
03/05/1999:   WORLD WAR II MIA REMAINS IDENTIFIED
03/05/1999:   AIR FORCE ANNOUNCES FORCE STRUCTURE CHANGES
03/04/1999:   ARMED FORCES RADIO AND TELEVISION TO BROADCAST EXCLUSIVE PRESIDENTIAL INTERVIEW FOR U.S. TROOPS
03/04/1999:   DOD EXPANDS DISASTER SUPPORT FOR HURRICANE-STRICKEN COUNTRIES
03/02/1999:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CONDUCTS VIRTUAL JOB FAIR
03/01/1999:   DOD NAMES 1999 MENTOR-PROTEGE NUNN-PERRY AWARD WINNERS
03/01/1999:   SECRETARY COHEN OUTLINES 1999 UPDATE ON DEFENSE REFORM RELEASES "PARTNERING FOR EXCELLENCE" CD-ROM

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greets Canadian Defense Minister Robert Nicholson before meeting in Mexico City, April 23, 2014. Hagel will attend a defense ministerial conference with Mexico, Canada and the United States before traveling to Guatemala. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel watches a live-fire demonstration behind a blast screen while touring a special operations command on Fort Bragg, N.C., April 23, 2014. Hagel traveled to Fort Bragg to visit military members, receive briefings, and view unit demonstrations and capabilities. The secretary will continue his three-day trip to Mexico and Guatemala to meet with defense counterparts.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • President Barack Obama views the scene of the mudslide in Oso, Wash., from Marine One, April 22, 2014. Obama later met privately with families who lost loved ones. White House photo by Pete Souza
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosts an honor cordon for French army Gen. Pierre de Villiers, chief of the defense staff, at the Pentagon, April 23, 2014. The two leaders later discussed bilateral defense topics.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • 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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