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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.

05/31/2014:   Statement from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the return of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl
05/31/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Malaysian Minister of Defense Dato' Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein
05/31/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Japanese Defense Minister Onodera Itsunori
05/31/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the People's Liberation Army Lt. Gen. Wang Guanzhong
05/31/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Vietnam's Defense Minister Gen. Phung Quang Thanh
05/31/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Republic of Korea's Defense Minister Kim Kwan Jin
05/30/2014:   The United Kingdom and the United States Kick Off Invictus Games with “100 Days to Go” Reception
05/30/2014:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/30/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Shinseki
05/30/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Singaporean Defense Minister Dr. Ng Eng Hen
05/30/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
05/30/2014:   Joint Statement from the Japan-U.S.-Australia Defense Ministers Meeting
05/29/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 27, 2014
05/29/2014:   Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Orders Military Health System Review
05/28/2014:   Department of Defense Announces Research Equipment Awards
05/27/2014:   Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby on Review of Military Health System
05/27/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Afghanistan
05/27/2014:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/27/2014:   Soldier Missing From Korean War Accounted For
05/26/2014:   Memorial Day Message from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel
05/24/2014:   Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby on Thailand
05/23/2014:   Department Announces Facilities Adjustments in Europe
05/21/2014:   General Officer Assignment
05/21/2014:   Standard Missile Completes First Test Launch from Aegis Ashore Test Site
05/19/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 13, 2014
05/19/2014:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/18/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Passing of Laos Defense Minister Phichit
05/16/2014:   Department of Defense Supports Health and Human Services Request for Assistance
05/16/2014:   Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Armed Forces Day Message
05/16/2014:   Readout of Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert O. Work's meeting with General Fang Fenghui
05/16/2014:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/16/2014:   Readout of Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert O. Work's meeting with Singaporean Minister of Foreign Affairs K. Shanmugam
05/15/2014:   General Officer Assignments
05/15/2014:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/14/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting with His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Al-Hussein in Amman, Jordan
05/14/2014:   Message to the Department of Defense from Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert O. Work
05/13/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Salman
05/13/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Saudi Vice Minister of Defense Salman bin Sultan
05/12/2014:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/09/2014:   General Officer Announcements
05/08/2014:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/08/2014:   General Officer Assignments
05/07/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Georgia's Minister of Defense Irakli Alasania
05/07/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's meeting with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh
05/06/2014:   DOD ANNOUNCES RECRUITING AND RETENTION NUMBERS FOR FISCAL 2014, THROUGH MARCH 2014
05/06/2014:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/06/2014:   General Officer Assignments
05/05/2014:   Farewell Message to the Department of Defense Workforce by Former Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine Fox
05/05/2014:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
05/05/2014:   Flag Officer Announcements
05/05/2014:   General Officer Announcements
05/05/2014:   Statement by Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work on Confirmation as Deputy Secretary of Defense
05/04/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Phone Call with Philippine Secretary of National Defense Voltaire Gazmin
05/02/2014:   Readout of Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine Fox's meeting with Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay
05/02/2014:   General Officer Announcement
05/02/2014:   General Officer Assignments
05/01/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Montenegro's Minister of Defense Milica Pejanovic-Djurisic
05/01/2014:   Department of Defense Issues New Initiatives to Eliminate Sexual Assault, Updates Prevention Strategy and Releases 2013 Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military
05/01/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of April 29, 2014

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