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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.

05/29/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/27/2010:   DOD Announces Units for Upcoming Rotation to Afghanistan
05/27/2010:   General Officer Assignment
05/26/2010:   Army Launches Acquisition Review
05/26/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/26/2010:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 25, 2010
05/26/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/26/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/26/2010:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/25/2010:   DOD Announces Units for Upcoming Rotation in Iraq
05/25/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/24/2010:   General Officer Assignments
05/24/2010:   General Officer Assignment
05/21/2010:   DOD to Implement New Suspicious Activity Reporting System
05/21/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/21/2010:   Fort Lee Army Force Structure Actions Announced
05/21/2010:   Army Forces Cyber Command Headquarters Standup Plan Announced
05/21/2010:   DOD Announces First U.S. Cyber Command and First U.S. CYBERCOM Commander
05/21/2010:   General Officer Assignments
05/21/2010:   General Officer Assignments
05/20/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/20/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
05/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/19/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 18, 2010
05/19/2010:   General Officer Announcement
05/19/2010:   Flag Officer Announcements
05/18/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/18/2010:   General Officer Announcements
05/18/2010:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/17/2010:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
05/17/2010:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for April 2010
05/17/2010:   General Officer Announcement
05/15/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/14/2010:   Army Recalls 44,000 Combat Helmets
05/14/2010:   DOD Certifies F/A-18 Multi-year Procurement
05/14/2010:   General Officer Assignment
05/13/2010:   Army Cancels Non-Line-of-Sight Launch System
05/13/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/13/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/13/2010:   Army Releases April Suicide Data
05/13/2010:   General Officer Assignments
05/12/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/12/2010:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 11, 2010
05/12/2010:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/12/2010:   DOD Announces Release of Net Generation Guide
05/11/2010:   11th Quadrennial Review of Military Compensation Announced
05/11/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments
05/10/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/10/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/10/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/10/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/10/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/07/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/07/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/07/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/07/2010:   General Officer Announcement
05/07/2010:   General Officer Assignments
05/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/06/2010:   General Officer Announcement
05/05/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 4, 2010
05/05/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/04/2010:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty
05/04/2010:   Detainee Transfers Announced
05/03/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/03/2010:   General Officer Assignments
05/03/2010:   General Officer Assignments
05/01/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak hold a press conference at the Pentagon, April 17, 2014, after meeting to discuss issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps photo Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is given a MH-65D Dolphin helicopter weapons capabilities briefing during a visit to the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. Battaglia met with coast guardsmen, and gained an understanding for the squadron’s mission. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to applicants about military commitment and service to their country before administering the ceremonial oath of enlistment at the Military Entrance Processing Station in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
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  • A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land in a field to extract U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers during Operation Cyclone in Passau village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 11, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 11, and the Georgian soldiers are assigned to Bravo Company, 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal
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  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
  • U.S. Marines prepare to demonstrate how to fire their weapons to Australian soldiers after hiking on Robertson Barracks in Northern Territory, Australia, April 15, 2014, to acclimate the to the area's humidity. The Marines are assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force Darwin.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. James Gulliver
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