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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.

03/28/2002:   DOD IDENTIFIES SERVICEMEMBER KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN
03/27/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF MARCH 27
03/26/2002:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
03/26/2002:   BUSINESS INITIATIVE COUNCIL APPROVES FOURTH ROUND OF INITIATIVES
03/25/2002:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
03/25/2002:   SECRETARY RUMSFELD APPROVES START OF AFGHAN ARMY TRAINING
03/22/2002:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
03/22/2002:   AIR FORCE ANNOUNCES 2003 FORCE STRUCTURE CHANGES
03/22/2002:   DOD TO AWARD $15.7 MILLION FOR SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING RESEARCH
03/21/2002:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
03/21/2002:   SECRETARY RUMSFELD ANNOUNCES MILITARY COMMISSION RULES
03/20/2002:   DOD CLARIFIES ORIGIN OF GPS SYSTEM
03/20/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF MARCH 20
03/20/2002:   UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AWARDS ANNOUNCED
03/20/2002:   DOD AWARDS $45 MILLION TO UNIVERSITIES FOR RESEARCH EQUIPMENT
03/19/2002:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE RUMSFELD HONORS LIBERTY DAY
03/19/2002:   DOD ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF'S ANNUAL AWARD FOR INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE
03/19/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/15/2002:   MISSILE INTERCEPT TEST SUCCESSFUL
03/15/2002:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE RUMSFELD UNDERGOES PROCEDURE AT WALTER REED ARMY MEDICAL CENTER
03/15/2002:   NUNN-PERRY AWARDS SET FOR MENTOR-PROTEGE CONFERENCE
03/14/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
03/13/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF MARCH 13
03/12/2002:   ALASKA CIVIL SUPPORT TEAM CERTIFIED
03/12/2002:   ASSISTANT SECRETARY CLARKE CLARIFICATION ON AL QAEDA, TALIBAN
03/12/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
03/09/2002:   STATEMENT ON NUCLEAR POSTURE REVIEW
03/08/2002:   ANTHRAX RESEARCH PROJECT DATA PRESENTED
03/08/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
03/07/2002:   DARPA, ARMY ANNOUNCE FUTURE COMBAT SYSTEMS LEAD SYSTEM INTEGRATOR
03/06/2002:   ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY FOR CIVIL WORKS RESIGNS
03/06/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF MAR. 6
03/06/2002:   DACOWITS TO BE REVITALIZED
03/05/2002:   ADVANCED CONCEPT TECHNOLOGY DEMONTRATION LIST FOR 2002 ANNOUNCED
03/05/2002:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
03/05/2002:   DOD IDENTIFIES THOSE KILLED IN OPERATION ANACONDA
03/04/2002:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE IDENTIFIES SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION
03/01/2002:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
03/01/2002:   NEW MASTER CHIEF PETTY OFFICER OF THE NAVY SELECTED

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak hold a press conference at the Pentagon, April 17, 2014, after meeting to discuss issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps photo Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is given a MH-65D Dolphin helicopter weapons capabilities briefing during a visit to the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. Battaglia met with coast guardsmen, and gained an understanding for the squadron’s mission. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to applicants about military commitment and service to their country before administering the ceremonial oath of enlistment at the Military Entrance Processing Station in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
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  • 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
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  • 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
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