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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.

05/29/1998:   NAVY COMMISSIONS DOCK LANDING SHIP PEARL HARBOR (LSD 52)
05/29/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN EULOGIZES SEN. BARRY GOLDWATER
05/29/1998:   CONTRACTS - DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
05/29/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/28/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/27/1998:   SECRETARY DALTON SIGNS HORNET DONATION CONTRACT
05/26/1998:   U.S. FORCES PARTICIPATE IN BALTOPS '98
05/26/1998:   NAVY ISSUES RECORD OF DECISION FORDISPOSAL OF LONG BEACH COMPLEX
05/23/1998:   POW/MIA ARCHIVAL TEAM ENTERS NORTH KOREA
05/22/1998:   ROBERT L. JONES NAMED DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARYOF DEFENSE FOR POW/MISSING PERSONNEL AFFAIRS
05/22/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/22/1998:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF SURVEY OF PHYSICAL FITNESS FACILITIES
05/22/1998:   TOTAL FORCE ANTHRAX VACCINATION DECISION ANNOUNCED
05/22/1998:   REGIONAL RAPID ASSESSMENT ELEMENT STATIONING PLANS ANNOUNCED
05/21/1998:   U.S. ATLANTIC COMMAND DESIGNATED EXECUTIVEAGENT FOR JOINT WARFIGHTING EXPERIMENTATION
05/19/1998:   EXERCISE INTRINSIC ACTION 98-2 IN KUWAIT ANNOUNCED
05/19/1998:   DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY DIRECTOR SELECTED
05/18/1998:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR FEBRUARY 28, 1998SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
05/15/1998:   EXERCISE INFINITE MOONLIGHT 98 IN JORDAN ANNOUNCED
05/15/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN NAMES DIRECTOR OF DEFENSE REFORM INITIATIVE
05/15/1998:   COBRA GOLD '98
05/14/1998:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN'S REMARKS AT THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWNS
05/13/1998:   DOD ANNOUNCES REORGANIZATION OF C3I OFFICE
05/12/1998:   INDEPENDENT ADVISORS NAMED TO MONITOR PUBLIC-PRIVATE COMPETITION FOR SACRAMENTO AIR LOGISTICS CENTER
05/12/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   THAAD FAILS TO INTERCEPT TARGET
05/12/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/12/1998:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/11/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN APPOINTS DARPA DIRECTOR
05/07/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN RESPONDS TO SASC BRAC VOTE
05/07/1998:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES DECISION REGARDING THE VIETNAM UNKNOWN
05/07/1998:   DOD ANNOUNCES AWARD OF TRAVEL CONTRACT
05/06/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN FORWARDS CUBAN THREAT ASSESSMENT TO CONGRESS
05/05/1998:   SECRETARY COHEN PRESENTS PACKARD AWARDS
05/04/1998:   SECRETARY DALTON SIGNS MISSOURI DONATION CONTRACT
05/01/1998:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT

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