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News Releases

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.

03/30/2007:   Detainee Convicted of Terrorism Charge at Guantanamo Trial
03/30/2007:   Imminent Danger, Hardship Pay Changes Announced
03/30/2007:   Detainee Transfer Announced
03/30/2007:   DoD Announces Winners of the Commander In Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence
03/30/2007:   USS Carl Vinson To Return To Pacific Fleet
03/30/2007:   General Officer Announcement
03/30/2007:   DoD Announces Installation Realignment In The United Kingdom
03/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/29/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
03/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/28/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/28/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/28/2007:   Department of Defense Hosts 2007 Mentor-Protege Conference and Presents Nunn-Perry Awards
03/28/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Mobilized As Of March 28, 2007
03/27/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/26/2007:   Terror Suspect Transferred To Guantanamo
03/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
03/26/2007:   Flag Officer Announcements
03/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/23/2007:   Navy Names New Guided-Missile Destroyer USS Jason Dunham
03/23/2007:   General Officer Assignments
03/23/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/23/2007:   General Officer Assignments
03/23/2007:   General Officer Announcement
03/23/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/22/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/22/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/22/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
03/22/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/21/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/21/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/21/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/21/2007:   Standardization Program Presents Annual Achievement Awards
03/21/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Mobilized As Of March 21, 2007
03/20/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/20/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/20/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/20/2007:   General and Flag Officer Announcements
03/20/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/19/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/19/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/19/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/19/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/19/2007:   Flag Officer Announcements
03/19/2007:   General Officer Announcement
03/19/2007:   General Officer Announcements
03/17/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/17/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/17/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/16/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/16/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/16/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/16/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/16/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/16/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/16/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/16/2007:   Flag Officer Announcements
03/16/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
03/15/2007:   Secretary of the Navy Recommends Way Ahead for Littoral Combat Ship Program
03/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/14/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/14/2007:   WMD-CST Team Certified for Wyoming
03/14/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Mobilized As Of March 14, 2007
03/13/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/13/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/13/2007:   Flag Officer Announcements
03/13/2007:   General Officer Announcements
03/13/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/13/2007:   A Statement From Gen. Peter Pace, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
03/13/2007:   General Officer Assignments
03/13/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
03/12/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/12/2007:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for February
03/12/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/12/2007:   General Officer Assignments
03/12/2007:   General Officer Assignment
03/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/09/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/09/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/08/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/08/2007:   General Officer Assignments
03/07/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/07/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/07/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/07/2007:   67 Universities Selected to Receive $207 Million in Research Funding
03/07/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Mobilized as Of March 7, 2007
03/07/2007:   Department of Defense Announces Value Engineering Achievement Award Winners
03/06/2007:   Guantanamo Bay 2006 Administrative Review Board Results Announced
03/06/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/06/2007:   Navy to Commission Amphibious Transport Dock Ship New Orleans
03/06/2007:   General Officer Assignment
03/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualties
03/05/2007:   $41.2 Million Awarded to Universities for Research Equipment
03/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/05/2007:   General Officer Assignments
03/04/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/04/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/02/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
03/02/2007:   Reliable Replacement Warhead Design Decision Announced
03/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
03/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
03/01/2007:   Independent Medical Review Group Holds First Meeting
03/01/2007:   Secretary Gates On Walter Reed Leadership Change
03/01/2007:   Detainee Transfer Announced
03/01/2007:   Military Commission Charges Referred

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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
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, explores the instrument panel of the Midnight Express, a tactical training boat within the Coast Guard's Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron, in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • 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
  • President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, cheer on participants in the seventh annual Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride, on the South Lawn of the White House, Washington, D.C., April 17, 2014.  White House photo by Chuck Kennedy
  • 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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