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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.

03/31/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Portuguese Minister of Defense Pedro Aguiar-Branco
03/31/2014:   General Officer Assignments
03/28/2014:   Senior Executive Service Announcement
03/28/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Selection of Former Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg as the Next NATO Secretary General
03/28/2014:   Navy to Christen Research Vessel Neil Armstrong
03/28/2014:   DOD ANNOUNCES RECRUITING AND RETENTION NUMBERS FOR FISCAL 2014, THROUGH FEBRUARY 2014
03/28/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of March 25, 2014
03/28/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Hagel on the Passing of Former Secretary Schlesinger
03/27/2014:   Notice to DOD News Release Subscribers
03/27/2014:   Sesame Street Friends Help Military Children Move
03/26/2014:   Flag Officer Announcements
03/25/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of March 18, 2014
03/25/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Announcing his Senior Advisor for Military Professionalism
03/24/2014:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
03/21/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call with Malaysian Defense Minister and Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin
03/21/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call With Ukrainian Minister of Defense Tenyukh
03/20/2014:   Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Jackson
03/20/2014:   Defense Department Announces Comprehensive Awards Review
03/20/2014:   Flag Officer Assignments
03/20/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's call yesterday with Israeli Minister of Defense Moshe "Boogie" Ya'alon
03/19/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Ukrainian Minister of Defense Ihor Tenyukh
03/18/2014:   Soldier Missing From Vietnam War Accounted For
03/18/2014:   Flag Officer Announcement
03/18/2014:   General Officer Announcement
03/18/2014:   General Officer Assignments
03/18/2014:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers For Fiscal Year 2014, Through January 2014
03/18/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of March 11, 2014
03/17/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Call with Malaysian Minister of Defense Hishammuddin Tun Hussein
03/17/2014:   DoD Statement on Boarding of Commercial Tanker Morning Glory
03/15/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Call with French Minister of Defense
03/14/2014:   Senior Enlisted Leader Assignment
03/13/2014:   Detainee Transfer Announced
03/12/2014:   Flag Officer Assignments
03/11/2014:   General Officer Announcements
03/11/2014:   Flag Officer Announcement
03/07/2014:   General Officer Assignments
03/07/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s Phone Call With Israeli Minister of Defense Moshe "Boogie" Ya'alon
03/06/2014:   DOD Releases Military Intelligence Program Base Request for fiscal year 2015
03/05/2014:   DoD Releases Report on North Korea's Military and Security Developments
03/04/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Release of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget and 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review
03/04/2014:   DoD Releases Fiscal 2015 Budget Proposal and 2014 QDR
03/04/2014:   Flag Officer Assignments
03/03/2014:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty
03/03/2014:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
03/01/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Phone Call With Russia's Minister of Defense Sergey Shoygu

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