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News Releases
04/30/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy
04/30/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Hagel on the Confirmation of Robert Work
04/30/2014:   DOD Releases Report on Progress in Afghanistan
04/30/2014:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
04/30/2014:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
04/29/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Czech Republic Minister of Defense Martin Stropnicky
04/29/2014:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/28/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Hagel on British Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan
04/28/2014:   Department of Defense Releases 2014 Human Goals Charter
04/28/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Phone Call With Russia's Minister of Defense
04/28/2014:   General Officer Assignments
04/25/2014:   DOD Announces Start of Civil Navigation Message Broadcasting
04/25/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of April 22, 2014
04/25/2014:   DoD Releases 2012 Annual Report on Suicide
04/24/2014:   Joint Statement from the Second Meeting of North American Defense Ministers
04/23/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting With Canada's Minister of Defense
04/23/2014:   Altus, McConnell selected to receive KC-46A Pegasus aircraft
04/22/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Call with Egyptian Minister of Defense Col. General Sedki Sobhy
04/21/2014:   General Officer Assignments
04/21/2014:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/21/2014:   Command Senior Enlisted Leader Assignment
04/21/2014:   Department of Defense Announces Winners of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards
04/18/2014:   United States, Japan, Republic of Korea Defense Trilateral Talks Joint Statement
04/18/2014:   Flag Officer Assignment
04/17/2014:   Department of Defense Selected Acquisition Reports (SARs) (As of December 31, 2013)
04/17/2014:   Senior Executive Service Announcement
04/17/2014:   General Officer Assignments
04/17/2014:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
04/16/2014:   Joint Statement of the Korea-U.S. Integrated Defense Dialogue
04/16/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Call with United Arab Emirates Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan
04/16/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Republic of Korea National Assembly's Ratification of a New Special Measures Agreement
04/16/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Chilean Minister of National Defense Jorge Burgos Varela
04/16/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of April 15, 2014
04/15/2014:   DOD Releases Estimated Impacts of Sequestration-Level Funding Report
04/15/2014:   Flag Officer Announcements
04/15/2014:   DoD Announces Comprehensive Review of Military Justice System
04/14/2014:   DOD to Award $167 Million in Research Funding
04/14/2014:   General Officer Announcements
04/13/2014:   Readout of Secretary Chuck Hagel's Call with Egyptian Minister of Defense Col. General Sedki Sobhy
04/11/2014:   Statement by Secretary Chuck Hagel on the Retirement of Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns
04/11/2014:   Readout of Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine Fox’s Meeting with Iceland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Gunnar Sveinsson
04/11/2014:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/10/2014:   General Officer Assignments
04/10/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Call with Ukraine's Acting Minister of Defense Mykhaylo Koval
04/10/2014:   Navy to Christen future USS Zumwalt, New Class of Destroyer
04/10/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Call with Republic of Korea Minister of National Defense Kim Kwan-Jin
04/09/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of April 8, 2014
04/09/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's meeting with the President of China Xi Jinping
04/08/2014:   Readout of Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine Fox's meeting with Spanish Secretary of State for Defense Pedro Argüelles
04/08/2014:   DoD Announces Strategic Force Structure
04/08/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's meeting with the Chinese Central Military Committee Vice Chairman Gen. Fan
04/07/2014:   Flag Officer Announcement
04/05/2014:   Statement by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Afghan Elections
04/05/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
04/04/2014:   General Officer Assignments
04/04/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of April 1, 2014
04/02/2014:   Statement from Secretary of Defense Hagel on Fort Hood
04/02/2014:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/02/2014:   Navy to Commission Littoral Combat Ship Coronado
04/01/2014:   Flag Officer Announcements
04/01/2014:   General Officer Announcement
04/01/2014:   General Officer Assignments
04/01/2014:   Secretary of Defense and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Issue Video Message on Sexual Assault Awareness Month
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