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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.

05/29/1999:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE ORDERS ADDITIONAL AIRCRAFT TO JOIN OPERATION ALLIED FORCE
05/27/1999:   SPRINT CHOSEN FOR SELECTED FTS2001 COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES
05/27/1999:   NAVY TO COMMISSION COASTAL MINE HUNTER SHRIKE (MHC 62) MEMORIAL DAY IN BATON, ROUGE, LA.
05/27/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/26/1999:   AIR FORCE BEGINS "STOP LOSS"
05/26/1999:   REMARKS AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY, ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND, MAY 26, 1999
05/25/1999:   NEW DFAS DIRECTOR ANNOUNCED
05/25/1999:   THAAD TENTH FLIGHT TEST LAUNCH ABORTED
05/25/1999:   FISCAL YEAR 98 VALUE ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS PRESENTED
05/25/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/25/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/25/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/25/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/25/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/24/1999:   NEW OPEN FORUM FOR NATIONAL SECURITY STUDY GROUP
05/21/1999:   STATEMENT BY DEFENSE SECRETARY WILLIAM COHEN ON GENERAL WESLEY K. CLARK'S VISIT TO WASHINGTON
05/21/1999:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/21/1999:   UNIDENTIFED REMAINS DISINTERMENT POLICY ESTABLISHED
05/21/1999:   STATEMENT BY GENERAL HENRY H. SHELTON, US ARMY, CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF
05/20/1999:   NAVY ISSUES RECORD OF DECISION FOR REUSE OF NAS CECIL FIELD
05/20/1999:   WEB SITE HIGHLIGHTS 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE KOREAN WAR
05/20/1999:   MAJ. GEN. WILFRED HESSERT APPOINTED TO RESERVE FORCES POLICY BOARD
05/19/1999:   RAND REVIEW FINDS RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STRESS AND GULF WAR ILLNESSES UNCERTAIN
05/19/1999:   DOD'S GULF WAR ILLNESSES OFFICE RELEASES 2ND ANNUAL REPORT
05/18/1999:   U.S. OFFICIALS RELEASE YUGOSLAV PRISONERS OF WAR
05/14/1999:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/14/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/13/1999:   REMAINS OF U. S. SERVICEMEN RECOVERED IN NORTH KOREA
05/13/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/13/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/13/1999:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/13/1999:   DOD RELEASES RESULTS OF 1998 SURVEY OF HEALTH RELATED BEHAVIORS
05/11/1999:   STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN ABOUT MILITARY SPOUSE DAY
05/10/1999:   JOINT STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN AND CIA DIRECTOR GEORGE J. TENET
05/07/1999:   WOMEN-OWNED MANUFACTURING BUSINESS CONFERENCE SET FOR TAMPA
05/06/1999:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE ORDERS ADDITIONAL AIRCRAFT TO JOIN OPERATION ALLIED FORCE
05/06/1999:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT LEADERS AND TEENS INAUGURATE NEW STRATEGIC YOUTH ACTION PLAN
05/06/1999:   EXERCISE COBRA GOLD 99 ANNOUNCED
05/05/1999:   AUTOMATIC TRICARE RE-ENROLLMENT PROGRAM ANNOUNCED
05/05/1999:   U.S. AIR FORCE TO CONDUCT BASE-WIDE Y2K TEST
05/05/1999:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT INITIATIVE ENCOURAGES GOVERNMENT TO BUY "GREEN" PRODUCTS
05/04/1999:   REPORT ON THEATER MISSILE DEFENSE ARCHITECTURE OPTIONS IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION
05/04/1999:   1999 INTERNATIONAL MARITIME DEFENSE EXHIBITION PARTICIPATION PLANNED
05/02/1999:   F-16 PILOT RECOVERED

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