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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.

06/30/1997:   SECRETARY COHEN ANNOUNCES TASK FORCE MEMBERS
06/27/1997:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AND NORTH KOREAN MILITARY REPRESENTATIVES AGREE TO THREE JOINT RECOVERY OPERATIONS
06/27/1997:   NAVY COMMISSIONS GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER
06/26/1997:   NAVY ISSUES RECORD OF DECISION FOR REUSEOF NAVAL BASE PHILADELPHIA
06/26/1997:   DOD COMPLETES ANALYSIS OF SUSPECTED LASING INCIDENT
06/26/1997:   REAR ADMIRAL THOMAS J. BARRETT APPOINTED TO RESERVE FORCES POLICY BOARD
06/25/1997:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR MAY 31, 1997SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
06/25/1997:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR APRIL 30, 1997SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
06/25/1997:   U.S.-KUWAITI FORCES TO PARTICIPATE IN EXERCISE INTRINSIC ACTION 97-2
06/24/1997:   FIRST FLIGHT TEST FOR NMD PROGRAM COMPLETED
06/24/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/24/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/23/1997:   Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen - National Defense University Joint Operations Symposium - QDR Conference Fort McNair Washington, D.C. June 23, 1997
06/23/1997:   PENTAGON METRO CAFE OPENS
06/23/1997:   TEN FORMER DEFENSE SECRETARIES CONFIRM SUPPORTFOR RENEWAL OF MOST FAVORED NATION STATUS WITH CHINA
06/23/1997:   TRICARE MARKETING PROGRAM WINS TOP AWARD
06/20/1997:   PHASE III OF THE TOTAL FORCE 2010 SYMPOSIA SERIES ANNOUNCED
06/20/1997:   ARMY AWARDS ADVERTISING CONTRACT
06/19/1997:   STATEMENT BY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE KENNETH H. BACON
06/19/1997:   MAINTENANCE AWARDS FOR 1997 PRESENTED
06/17/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/17/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/17/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/11/1997:   COGSWELL AWARD RECIPIENTS FOR 1997 ANNOUNCED
06/11/1997:   CLARK APPOINTED TO SUCCEED JOULWAN AS SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER, EUROPE
06/11/1997:   Remarks Prepared for Delivery by William S. Cohen Secretary of Defense - Asia Society June 11, 1997
06/11/1997:   GULFLINK ADDRESS CHANGED, SEARCH CAPABILITY IMPROVED
06/10/1997:   SECRETARY OF THE NAVY NAMES NEW AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP USS IWO JIMA
06/10/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/10/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/09/1997:   AIRCRAFT CARRIER USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN-74) TO CHANGE HOMEPORT
06/09/1997:   STATEMENT OF GENERAL JOHN M. SHALIKASHVILI CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF
06/09/1997:   STATEMENT BY DEFENSE SECRETARY WILLIAM S. COHEN
06/09/1997:   STATEMENT BY GEN. JOSEPH W. RALSTON
06/07/1997:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES INITIATIVES TO ENSURE EQUITY IN POLICIES FOR GOOD ORDER AND DISCIPLINE
06/07/1997:   RELEASE OF INTERIM REPORT OF DEFENSE GUIDELINES REVIEW
06/06/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
06/06/1997:   MMR JOINT PROGRAM OFFICE CHARTER SIGNED
06/05/1997:   STATEMENT BY GENERAL JOSEPH W. RALSTON
06/05/1997:   STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHENCONCERNING GENERAL JOSEPH W. RALSTON
06/05/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENT
06/05/1997:   DOD VALUE ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS FOR 1997 PRESENTED
06/05/1997:   NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE PUBLISHES STUDY OF BIRTH DEFECTS AMONG CHILDREN OF GULF WAR VETERANS
06/03/1997:   AIR RESERVE SOFTWARE PROGRAM WINS WORLDWIDE RECOGNITION
06/02/1997:   MAJOR GENERAL JOHN R. GROVES JR. APPOINTED TO RESERVE FORCES POLICY BOARD

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