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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.

06/29/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/29/2012:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal 2012, Through May
06/29/2012:   General Officer Announcement
06/29/2012:   General Officer Assignments
06/29/2012:   General Officer Assignments
06/29/2012:   Introduction of the MV-22 Aircraft into Japan
06/28/2012:   DOD Updates Enlistment Priority for Certain Education Credentials
06/28/2012:   Readout of Secretary Panetta’s Call with U.S. NORTHCOM Commander Gen. Chuck Jacoby on Defense Department Support to Fighting the Waldo Canyon Fire
06/28/2012:   Readout of Meeting with Deputy Secretary Ash Carter and Indian Parliamentarians
06/28/2012:   General Officer Announcements
06/27/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/27/2012:   Readout of Secretary Panetta’s Call to Egypt’s Field Marshal Tantawi
06/27/2012:   DOD Announces Value Engineering Achievement Award Winners
06/27/2012:   General Officer Announcement
06/26/2012:   Flag Officer Assignments
06/26/2012:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
06/26/2012:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/25/2012:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/25/2012:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/25/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/25/2012:   Airman Missing in Action from WWII Identified
06/23/2012:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/22/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/22/2012:   Army Releases May 2012 Suicide Data
06/22/2012:   General Officer Assignments
06/21/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/21/2012:   Army Announces Force Structure Relocations
06/21/2012:   11th Quadrennial Review of Military Compensation Released
06/21/2012:   General Officer Announcement
06/20/2012:   Airman Missing from Vietnam War Identified
06/19/2012:   Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta’s Statement on Saudi Arabia Trip
06/19/2012:   United States, New Zealand Sign Defense Cooperation Arrangement
06/19/2012:   Soldier Missing from Korean War Identified
06/19/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/18/2012:   General Officer Assignments
06/18/2012:   General Officer Announcement
06/18/2012:   General Officer Announcement
06/18/2012:   Flag Officer Assignments
06/17/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/17/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/15/2012:   Readout of Secretary Panetta’s Phone Call with Field Marshal Tantawi
06/15/2012:   Statement by George Little on War Powers Report
06/15/2012:   Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta Father’s Day Message
06/15/2012:   DOD Releases Mobility Device Strategy
06/15/2012:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 12, 2012
06/15/2012:   Amphibious Ready Group Early Move Announced
06/15/2012:   General Officer Assignments
06/14/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/14/2012:   Airmen Missing from Vietnam War Identified
06/14/2012:   Joint Statement of the 2012 United States – Republic of Korea Foreign and Defense Ministers’ Meeting Released
06/14/2012:   Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta’s Statement Marking the Army Birthday Celebration
06/14/2012:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/13/2012:   United States, Republic of Korea and Japanese Naval Exercises Announced
06/13/2012:   New Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Director Named
06/13/2012:   Readout of Secretary Panetta’s Phone Call with Japan’s Defense Minister Morimoto
06/12/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/12/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/12/2012:   Senior Executive Service Assignment
06/11/2012:   Readout of Secretary Panetta’s Meeting with Israel’s President Shimon Peres
06/09/2012:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
06/09/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/09/2012:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/08/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/08/2012:   General Officer Assignments
06/08/2012:   Flag Officer Announcements
06/08/2012:   General Officer Announcements
06/08/2012:   General Officer Assignments
06/07/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/07/2012:   DOD Identifies Units for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation
06/06/2012:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 5, 2012
06/06/2012:   Readout of Secretary Panetta's Meeting with Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony
06/05/2012:   Statement on Remains Recovery Activities in India
06/05/2012:   Readout of Secretary Panetta’s Meeting with the Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh and Indian National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon
06/05/2012:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
06/04/2012:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/04/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/04/2012:   Statement from George Little on the Exchange of Artifacts Taken During the Vietnam War
06/02/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/02/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/02/2012:   Readout of Secretary Panetta’s Meeting with Malaysia’s Minister of Defence at Shangri-La
06/02/2012:   Joint Statement of the U.S.-Australia-and Japan Meeting at Shangri-La
06/02/2012:   Joint Statement of the U.S.-Republic of Singapore Meeting at Shangri-La
06/02/2012:   Joint Statement of the U.S.-Republic of Korea-and Japan Meeting at Shangri-La
06/02/2012:   Readout of Secretary Panetta's Meeting with Republic of the Philippines Minister of Defense at Shangri-La
06/01/2012:   General Officer Assignment
06/01/2012:   General Officer Assignments
06/01/2012:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta Regarding Military Credentialing and Licensing
06/01/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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