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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.

05/31/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/31/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/31/2011:   DOD Announces Charges Sworn Against Five Detainees Allegedly Responsible for 9/11 Attacks
05/31/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
05/31/2011:   General Officer Announcements
05/31/2011:   General Officer Announcements
05/31/2011:   General Officer Announcements
05/30/2011:   Statement by Adm. Mike Mullen on CJCS, VCJCS, and Chief of Staff for the Army
05/30/2011:   Statement by Defense Secretary Robert Gates on CJCS, VCJCS, and Chief of Staff for the Army
05/29/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/29/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/29/2011:   Navy Names Next Aircraft Carrier USS John F. Kennedy
05/28/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
05/27/2011:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualties
05/27/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/27/2011:   Flag Officer Announcement
05/25/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
05/25/2011:   General Officer Announcements
05/25/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
05/24/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
05/24/2011:   DOD Announces Iraq Force Deployment
05/24/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
05/24/2011:   General Officer Announcements
05/24/2011:   General Officer Announcements
05/24/2011:   General Officer Announcement
05/23/2011:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal Year-to-Date 2011, Through April
05/20/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 17, 2011
05/20/2011:   General Officer Announcement
05/20/2011:   General Officer Announcements
05/19/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/19/2011:   General Officer Announcement
05/18/2011:   Navy Names Ship for Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez
05/18/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
05/18/2011:   Flag Officer Announcement
05/17/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/17/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/17/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
05/17/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcement
05/16/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/15/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/13/2011:   General Officer Announcement
05/13/2011:   General Officer Announcements
05/13/2011:   Flag Officer Announcement
05/13/2011:   Army Released April Suicide Data
05/13/2011:   General Officer Announcements
05/13/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
05/12/2011:   DOD Announces Force Protection Equipment Demonstration VIII
05/12/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/11/2011:   Navy to Christen Amphibious Transport Dock Ship Anchorage
05/11/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 10, 2011
05/11/2011:   U.S. Soldier MIA from Korean War Identified
05/11/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
05/10/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/10/2011:   General Officer Announcement
05/09/2011:   General Officer Announcements
05/09/2011:   General Officer Announcement
05/07/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/06/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
05/06/2011:   General Officer Announcements
05/05/2011:   Army Tranfers High Speed Vessels to Navy
05/05/2011:   General Officer Announcement
05/04/2011:   Soldier Missing in Action from WWII Identified
05/04/2011:   Air Force Announces Criteria for Basing of Security Forces Training Center
05/04/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 03, 2011
05/04/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/04/2011:   Navy to Christen Guided Missile Destroyer Michael Murphy
05/04/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
05/04/2011:   General Officer Announcement
05/04/2011:   General Officer Announcements
05/03/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/03/2011:   General Officer Announcements
05/03/2011:   General Officer Announcements
05/03/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
05/02/2011:   DOD Announces Reassignment of USJFCOM Functions
05/01/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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