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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.

04/30/1996:   CIVIL WORKS LEGISLATION GOES TO CONGRESS
04/30/1996:   Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William J. Perry - 1996 Latin American Strategy Symposium
04/28/1996:   U.S - ISRAEL SIGN JOINT STATEMENT OF INTENT ON THEATER MISSILE DEFENSE
04/26/1996:   C-17 MULTI-YEAR PROCUREMENT APPROVED
04/26/1996:   GPS AND FDR IMPLEMENTATION PLANS ANNOUNCED
04/26/1996:   Remarks Prepared for Delivery by William J. Perry Secretary of Defense - George Washington University
04/26/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/26/1996:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/25/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/25/1996:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/25/1996:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/25/1996:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/25/1996:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/25/1996:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/25/1996:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/25/1996:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AND TEXAS INSTRUMENTS ANNOUNCE SINGLE PROCESS INITIATIVE BLOCK CHANGE MODIFICATION
04/24/1996:   Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William J. Perry - Anti-Defamation League
04/24/1996:   MEADS TRILATERAL STATEMENT OF INTENT SIGNED
04/22/1996:   DOD ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD WINNERS NAMED
04/22/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/19/1996:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE EARTH DAY MESSAGE
04/19/1996:   DOD ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF'S ANNUAL AWARD FOR INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE
04/18/1996:   DOD FINDS LOCKHEED MARTIN ACQUISITION OF LORAL ACCEPTABLE
04/18/1996:   AEGIS DESTROYER ROSS (DDG 71) TO BE CHRISTENED
04/18/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/17/1996:   HIV ADJUNCT THERAPEUTIC VACCINE TRIAL ENDS
04/17/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/17/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/17/1996:   DoD AWARDS $20.7 MILLION TO UNIVERSITIES FOR RESEARCH EQUIPMENT
04/16/1996:   U.S. FORCES IN HAITI RETURN TOMORROW; FAIRWINDS CONTINUES
04/12/1996:   SMALL BUSINESS GETS HOME PAGE
04/11/1996:   SERVICES ANNOUNCED FOR AIR FORCE CREWMEMBERS
04/11/1996:   SHUGHART (T-AKR 295) NAMED AFTER MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT
04/11/1996:   NAVY TO COMMISSION GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER CARNEY (DDG 64)
04/11/1996:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT REPORT ON PROLIFERATION
04/09/1996:   DARPA ANNOUNCES FY 1996 MARITECH SELECTIONS
04/09/1996:   T-43A ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION UPDATE
04/08/1996:   Secretary of Defense William J. Perry - Howard University Student Leadership Conference
04/08/1996:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES SINGLE PROCESS INITIATIVE
04/08/1996:   DARPA PRESENTS FUTURE VISION TO INDUSTRY
04/06/1996:   VICE ADMIRAL JOHN D. BULKELEY, USN (RET) "AN OUTSTANDING LEADER OF MEN AND AGALLANT AND INTREPID SEAMAN"
04/05/1996:   Deputy Secretary of Defense John P. White - Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition
04/04/1996:   DOD/ NRC SIGN AGREEMENT ON SECURITY SERVICES
04/04/1996:   AIR FORCE CREWMEMBERS NAMES RELEASED
04/04/1996:   DOD REPORTS TO CONGRESS THAT THE MILITARY CAN SHARPEN ITS COMBAT EDGE THROUGH OUTSOURCING
04/04/1996:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON $1 BILLION R&D PROGRAM FOR SMALL COMPANIES
04/04/1996:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO FUND $450 MILLION IN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AT SMALL COMPANIES
04/03/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/03/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/03/1996:   DEFENSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON WOMEN IN THE SERVICES
04/02/1996:   REPORT RELEASED ON EVALUATION AND CARE OF MORE THAN 18,000 GULF WAR VETERANS
04/01/1996:   KENNETH H. BACON CONFIRMED ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS

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  • President Barack Obama, right, admires a ring U.S. Naval Academy football team members Cody Peterson, left, and Matt Aiken, center, presented to him at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The president presented the Navy midshipmen with the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, which goes to the academy team with the most victories against its service rivals.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel
  • President Barack Obama holds a ceremony to present midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy's football team with the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The trophy is an honor that goes to the team with the most victories against its service rivals. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Kenneth Johnson read the names of the fallen from Jacksonville on the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Johnson is the city's senior policy advisor on military affairs. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, talk at the NBA board of governors meeting in 
New York, April 17, 2014. During the meeting, Dempsey discussed a new partnership between the NBA and Defense Department to support for a commitment to service. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Spc. Josh Lueken provides security at Observation Post English in Afghanistan's Logar province, April 18, 2014. Lueken is assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Landry
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Orin Sanford looks out the side door of a UH-1Y Huey after taking off from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 18, 2014, to assist South Korea's efforts surrounding the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of South Korea. Sanford is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • Runners take off from the starting line at the Boston Marathon "shadow run" on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 18, 2014. More than 600 runners participated in the race. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gary J. Rihn
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