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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.

04/30/1998:   DOD KICKS OFF THIRD ANNUAL ACQUISITION REFORM WEEK
04/30/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/30/1998:   UNITED STATES PARTICIPATES IN COMBINED ENDEAVOR '98
04/29/1998:   AMERICAN TEAM TO RECOVER REMAINS IN NORTH KOREA
04/29/1998:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE GENERALS NAMED AS ASSISTANTS TO JCS CHAIRMAN
04/28/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/28/1998:   AMENDMENT TO THE U.S.-JAPAN ACQUISTION AND CROSS-SERVICING AGREEMENT (ACSA)
04/27/1998:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY AWARD WINNERS NAMED TODAY AT 36TH ANNUAL CEREMONY
04/24/1998:   SOLOWAY APPOINTED AS ACQUISITION REFORM CHIEF
04/24/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/24/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/24/1998:   STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN
04/24/1998:   NAVY TO COMMISSION AEGIS GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER
04/20/1998:   DOD RELEASES GOVERNMENT PANEL REPORT ON SHIP SCRAPPING
04/17/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROGRAM CONTRIBUTES TO TURNAROUND IN A KEY SEMICONDUCTOR MATERIALS INDUSTRY
04/17/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PARTICIPATES IN OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL CRIME VICTIMS' RIGHTS WEEK
04/17/1998:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES NEW WATER QUALITY INITIATIVES
04/16/1998:   DARPA AND AIR FORCE SELECT UCAV CONTRACTORS
04/16/1998:   U.S. ARMY RESERVE LAUNCHES 90TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
04/16/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/16/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/16/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/15/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/15/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/15/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/15/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/14/1998:   DOD ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF COMMANDER IN CHIEF'S ANNUAL AWARD FOR INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE
04/14/1998:   DoD SELECTS NEXT GENERATION INTERNET PROPOSALS
04/08/1998:   SECRETARY OF THE NAVY NAMES THIRD SEAWOLF-CLASS SUBMARINE FOR PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER
04/08/1998:   DOD ANNOUNCES MORE GULF WAR ILLNESSES TOWN HALL MEETINGS
04/07/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RELEASES REPORT OF REVIEW OF IMPLEMENTATION OF HOMOSEXUAL CONDUCT POLICY
04/07/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/07/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/06/1998:   NATIONAL GUARD TECHNOLOGY PROJECT RECEIVES SMITHSONIAN AWARD
04/03/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN CONFIDENT WITH NAVY SOLUTIONTO F/A-18E/F WING DROP
04/03/1998:   NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR EMPLOYER SUPPORT INSTALLEDIN PENTAGON CEREMONY
04/03/1998:   DOD SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAM FINISHES STRONG IN FISCAL YEAR 1997
04/03/1998:   DoD ANNOUNCES CIVILIAN ACQUISITION WORK FORCE PERSONNEL DEMONSTRATION PROJECT
04/03/1998:   U.S. MILITARY PARTICIPATES IN BERLIN AIR SHOW
04/02/1998:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT "KICK BUTTS DAY" ACTIVITY ANNOUNCED
04/02/1998:   DEFENSE SECRETARY WILLIAM S. COHEN SAYS FUTURE SECURITY REQUIRES MORE BASE CLOSURES
04/01/1998:   NEW DIRECTOR OF DEFENSE SECURITY SERVICE SELECTED

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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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