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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.

06/30/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 29, 2010
06/30/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/30/2010:   Flag Officer Announcements
06/29/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/29/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/29/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/29/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/29/2010:   Sailor Missing From Korean War Identified
06/29/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointment and Reassignment
06/28/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/28/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/28/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/28/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/28/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/28/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/28/2010:   DOD Launches Voter Online Registration Assistant During Armed Forces and Overseas Citizens’ Voters’ Week
06/28/2010:   Defense Secretary Robert Gates Statement on the National Space Policy
06/28/2010:   General Officer Announcement
06/28/2010:   Flag Officer Announcements
06/28/2010:   General Officer Announcements
06/25/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/25/2010:   General Officer Announcement
06/25/2010:   Army Announces Conversion of Brigade to Stryker Configuration
06/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/24/2010:   Navy To Christen USNS Howard O. Lorenzen
06/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/23/2010:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 22, 2010
06/23/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/23/2010:   Army Releases Findings of Wanat Review
06/23/2010:   DOD Announces Installation Realignments in Germany
06/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/22/2010:   Defense Secretary Gates Statement on McChrystal Profile
06/22/2010:   Marine Missing in Action From World War I Identified
06/22/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments
06/22/2010:   Flag Officer Assignments
06/21/2010:   Air Force Chooses Bases for MQ-1/9 Ground Control Stations
06/21/2010:   Defense Secretary Gates Announces Recommendations to the President on Senior Marine Corps Leadership Positions
06/21/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/21/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/21/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/21/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
06/18/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/17/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/17/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/16/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 15, 2010
06/16/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/16/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/15/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/15/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/15/2010:   Army Releases May Suicide Data
06/15/2010:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for May 2010
06/15/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments
06/14/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/14/2010:   Air Force MIAS from Vietnam War are Identified
06/14/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/14/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/11/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/11/2010:   WWII Pearl Harbor Sailor Identified
06/11/2010:   General Officer Assignments
06/10/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/10/2010:   Navy to Christen Amphibious Transport Dock Ship San Diego
06/10/2010:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualties
06/10/2010:   Airmen Missing From Vietnam War Identified
06/10/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/10/2010:   McHugh Strengthens Arlington National Cemetery Management, Oversight
06/09/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualties
06/09/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 08, 2010
06/09/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/08/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointments
06/07/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualties
06/07/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/04/2010:   Soldier Missing From Korean War Identified
06/04/2010:   Secretary of Defense Provides Guidance for Improved Operational Efficiencies
06/04/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/03/2010:   DOD Announces Ohio and Washington National Guard HRFs
06/03/2010:   Navy to Christen Guided Missile Destroyer Spruance
06/02/2010:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 1, 2010
06/02/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/02/2010:   Air Force Pilot Missing From Vietnam War Identified
06/02/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/02/2010:   2010 DACOWITS Committee Members Announced
06/02/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/02/2010:   General Officer Assignments
06/01/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/01/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments

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  • U.S. Defense Chuck Hagel shakes hands with Guatemalan Defense Minister Manuel Lopez Ambrosio as Charge d'Affaires Bruce Williamson from the U.S. Embassy looks on upon Hagel's arrival in Guatemala City, Guatemala, April 24, 2014. Hagel will visit with defense counterparts, the Guatemalan president and U.S. troops conducting exercises in the area. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, second from right, walks with Secretary of National Defense Gen. Salvador Zepeda Cienfuegos and Naval Secretary Adm. Vidal Francisco Soberon Sanz, Mexico's defense ministers, and Canadian Defense Minister Robert Nicholson after an honors ceremony in Mexico City, April 24, 2014. Hagel participated in the second North American Defense Ministerial conference, which brought together the defense leaders from the United States, Canada and Mexico. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, far left, participates in the second North American Defense Ministerial conference with Secretary of National Defense Gen. Salvador Zepeda Cienfuegos and Naval Secretary Adm. Vidal Francisco Soberon Sanz, Mexico's defense ministers, and Canadian Defense Minister Robert Nicholson in Mexico City, April 24, 2014. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Marine Corps Marine Sgt. Orrin G. Stanford looks out of a UH-1Y Huey helicopter while conducting search and rescue operations April, 22, 2014, for the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of Jindo island. Stanford is a crew chief assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Navy video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Christian Senyk
  • 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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