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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.

03/31/2000:   SUPER HORNET MILESTONE III EXIT CRITERIA MET
03/31/2000:   RUDY DE LEON SWORN IN AS DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE
03/30/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/29/2000:   AIR FORCE STUDY STRENGTHENS LINK BETWEEN AGENT ORANGE AND DIABETES
03/28/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/24/2000:   U.S. Military to Begin Phased Withdrawal of Humanitarian Assistance Forces in Mozambique
03/24/2000:   SECRETARY COHEN CALLS FOR ACTION PLAN TO REDUCE HARASSMENT
03/24/2000:   NEW DEFENSE DEPARTMENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TASK FORCE CONDUCTS AN EXTENSIVE PROGRAM REVIEW
03/24/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENT
03/23/2000:   SECRETARY OF THE NAVY ANNOUNCES HONORARY MEMBER PROGRAM
03/22/2000:   REPORT PROBES CAUSE OF GULF WAR MARINE'S INJURY
03/22/2000:   ANNUAL CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL DEFENSE REPORT TO CONGRESS RELEASED
03/21/2000:   RETROACTIVE COMBAT ACTION RIBBON ELIGIBILITY FOR NAVAL VETERANS FROM 1941 TO 1961 ANNOUNCED
03/21/2000:   NAVY CHRISTENS NEWEST AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP
03/20/2000:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR JANUARY 31, 2000 SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
03/16/2000:   FY2000 ADVANCED CONCEPT TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATIONS ANNOUNCED
03/16/2000:   MIA REMAINS RECOVERY EFFORTS TO BEGIN IN SOUTH KOREA
03/15/2000:   NUNN-PERRY AWARDS FOR SMALL BUSINESS MENTOR-PROTEGE PROGRAM ANNOUNCED
03/14/2000:   VIETNAM WAR REMAINS IDENTIFIED
03/10/2000:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
03/09/2000:   FIRST DOD RESERVE FORCES FAMILY READINESS STRATEGIC PLAN UNVEILED
03/09/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/08/2000:   DOD AND EPA PARTNERSHIP COMPLETES INTERIM FINAL UXO MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES DOCUMENT
03/08/2000:   POSSIBLE FOREIGN MILITARY SALE OF AGM-142D AIR-TO-GROUND MISSILES TO ISRAEL ANNOUNCED
03/08/2000:   POSSIBLE FOREIGN MILITARY SALE OF LANTIRN, SHARPSHOOTER PODS, AND OTHER EQUIPMENT TO EGYPT ANNOUNCED
03/07/2000:   POSSIBLE FOREIGN MILITARY SALE HAWK MISSILES TO TECRO ANNOUNCED
03/07/2000:   POSSIBLE FOREIGN MILITARY SALE OF RADAR CONVERSIONS TO TECRO ANNOUNCED
03/06/2000:   POSSIBLE FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO GERMANY ANNOUNCED
03/06/2000:   NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY PUBLISHED
03/03/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
03/02/2000:   NDU ESTABLISHES CHINESE MILITARY AFFAIRS STUDY CENTER
03/02/2000:   NEW DEFENSE PROCUREMENT DIRECTOR NAMED
03/02/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/01/2000:   NEW POLICY ON COMMERCIAL SECURITY PRODUCTS ANNOUNCED

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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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