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News Releases

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.

05/31/2004:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
05/31/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/31/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/31/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/28/2004:   DoD Begins Tricare Retail Pharmacy Program June 1
05/27/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/27/2004:   Technology and Privacy Advisory Committee Statement Received
05/27/2004:   Navy Flight 0 Littoral Combat Ship Contract Option Awards Announced
05/27/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/27/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/27/2004:   General Officer Assignments
05/27/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
05/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/26/2004:   Navy Commissions New Guided-Missile Destroyer
05/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/26/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of May 26, 2004
05/25/2004:   Department of Defense Defers Tanker Lease Decision
05/25/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/25/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/24/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/24/2004:   National Security Personnel System Appointment Announced
05/24/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
05/24/2004:   General Officer Announcement
05/24/2004:   Remains of U.S. Servicemen Found in North Korea
05/23/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/21/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/21/2004:   Next Generation Aircraft Carrier Contract Awarded
05/21/2004:   General/Flag Officer Announcements
05/21/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/20/2004:   DoD Awards Grants to Minority Institutions
05/20/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/19/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of May 19, 2004
05/18/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/18/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/18/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/18/2004:   SECDEF Approves Iraq Deployment
05/18/2004:   Missing Vietnam War Serviceman Identified
05/18/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/18/2004:   Review Procedures Announced for Guantanamo Detainees
05/18/2004:   General Officer Announcement
05/18/2004:   General Officer Assignment
05/18/2004:   DoD Begins New Tricare West Region Transition
05/18/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/17/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/17/2004:   Flag Officer Announcements
05/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
05/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/17/2004:   General Officer Announcements
05/17/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
05/15/2004:   Statement from DoD Spokesperson Mr. Lawrence Di Rita
05/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/13/2004:   DoD Sexual Assault Task Force Completes Review
05/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/12/2004:   Department of Defense Value Engineering Achievement Awards
05/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/12/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of May 12, 2004
05/11/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/11/2004:   DoD Meets, Exceeds White House E-Health IT Standards
05/11/2004:   Flag Officer Announcements
05/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/07/2004:   Secretary Rumsfeld Announces DoD Detention Operations Review
05/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/07/2004:   General Officer Announcements
05/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/06/2004:   General Officer Announcement
05/05/2004:   Joint Staff Hosts Coalition Planning Conference
05/05/2004:   Navy Flag Officer Announcements
05/05/2004:   Army General Officer Assignment
05/05/2004:   Air Force General Officer Announcement
05/05/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of May 5, 2004
05/04/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/04/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/04/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/04/2004:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualties
05/04/2004:   Secretary of the Navy Honors Naval Heroes
05/04/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/04/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/04/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/04/2004:   Secretary of Defense Approves Iraq Troop Deployment
05/03/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/03/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/03/2004:   Secretary of Defense Announces Environmental Award Winners
05/03/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/03/2004:   Flag and General Officer Assignments
05/03/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualties

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  • Arati Prabhakar, the director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, briefs Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on the Atlas robot and other robotics at the Pentagon, April 22, 2014. The program showcased DARPA technologies and how they contribute to U.S. national security. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby briefs the press at the Pentagon, April 22, 2014. Kirby answered questions regarding the upcoming joint exercises between the United States and Poland as well as also addressing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's upcoming trip to Mexico and Guatemala. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • A MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor helicopter assists South Korea's search operations near the site of the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off Jindo island. The helicopter is assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, attached to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Christian Senyk
  • U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Cameron H. Depue scans the ocean from the back of an MV-22 Osprey aircraft after departing from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 21, 2014, to assist South Korea's search operations for the Sewol, the ferry that sank off Jindo island. Depue is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Henry Antenor
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class John Delong tracks with another parachutist during free fall training on Naval Station Rota Spain in Rota, Spain, April 14, 2014. Delong is assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8.  U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Nathaniel Spencer
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michael Milano jumps over a wall during a mock helicopter raid as part of weapons and tactics instructor course Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., April 9, 2014. Milano is an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Marine Division's India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher A. Mendoza
  • U.S. Air Force and Marine engineers insulate the roof at the Edward P. Yorke school during New Horizons 2014 in Belize City, Belize, April 18, 2014. U.S. Southern Command sponsored the exercise, during which civil engineers from the United States and Belize will construct three school additions in Belize City and one in Hattieville.  U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kelly Ogden
  • U.S. Army Spc. Steven Dixon, left, and U.S. Army Capt. Harjind Sidhu examine a patient's teeth during New Horizons Belize 2014 in Progresso, Belize, April 11, 2014. Dixon is a dental technician and Sidhu is a dentist. The medical training exercise gives U.S. and Canadian military doctors and nurses the opportunity to work with their Belize counterparts to provide free care to Belizeans. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar
  • Army 2nd Lt. John Bergman low crawls through a water obstacle during the 31st annual Best Ranger Competition at Camp Rogers on Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Bergman is assigned to the 25th Infantry Division. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austin Berner
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