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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.

06/30/2014:   Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary, Rear Admiral John Kirby on Additional Security Forces to Iraq
06/30/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Nomination of Bob McDonald
06/30/2014:   DoD Releases Revised Military Intelligence Program (MIP) Request for Fiscal Year 2015
06/30/2014:   Department of Defense Releases Strategy to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction
06/27/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Italy's Minister of Defense Roberta Pinotti
06/27/2014:   Flag Officer Assignment
06/26/2014:   Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby on Fiscal Year 2015 Overseas Contingency Operations Request
06/26/2014:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/25/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting with Norway’s Minister of Defense Ine Eriksen Søreide
06/25/2014:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal 2014, through May 2014
06/25/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 24, 2014
06/25/2014:   Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby on the Departure of M/V Cape Ray
06/24/2014:   Statement By Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Announcing Presidential Nominations
06/24/2014:   Readout of Deputy Secretary Bob Work's Visit to Afghanistan
06/24/2014:   DOD Approves Community Economic Adjustment Grant for Allen County, Ohio
06/23/2014:   Statement from Rear Adm Kirby on Secretary Hagel's telephone call today with Israeli Minister of Defense
06/23/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Syria
06/23/2014:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
06/22/2014:   Target Missile Intercepted Over the Pacific Ocean During Missile Defense Exercise
06/20/2014:   General Officer Assignments
06/20/2014:   Flag Officer Assignments
06/20/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting With New Zealand Prime Minister John Key
06/20/2014:   Department Of Defense Announces Value Engineering Award Winners
06/19/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Iraq
06/19/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s Meeting with Germany’s Minister of Defense Ursula von der Leyen
06/18/2014:   CORRECTION: DoD Announces Casualty Recovery
06/17/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the Capture of Ahmed Abu Khatallah
06/17/2014:   Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby
06/16/2014:   Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary RADM John Kirby on DoD Support to US Embassy Baghdad:
06/16/2014:   Statement by U.S. Army on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Investigation
06/16/2014:   Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby on the USS Mesa Verde
06/15/2014:   Statement from Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby
06/14/2014:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
06/14/2014:   Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby on the Afghan Elections
06/13/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting With Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott
06/13/2014:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 10, 2014
06/13/2014:   2014 DACOWITS Committee Members Announced
06/13/2014:   Army Statement on Sgt. Bergdahl
06/13/2014:   DOD Statement on Sergeant Bergdahl
06/12/2014:   General Officer Assignments
06/12/2014:   Flag Officer Assignment
06/10/2014:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/10/2014:   General Officer Announcement
06/10/2014:   DOD Statement on Five Casualties in Afghanistan
06/09/2014:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal 2014, through April 2014
06/09/2014:   Flag Officer Assignments
06/08/2014:   DOD Statement on Sergeant Bergdahl
06/07/2014:   Readout of Secretary Hagel's meeting with French Defense Minister Le Drian
06/06/2014:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/06/2014:   DOD Announces Winners of the 2014 Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence
06/06/2014:   Flag Officer Announcement
06/06/2014:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on General Joe Dunford
06/05/2014:   General Officer Announcement
06/05/2014:   Remarks by Secretary Hagel over the 1 MC onboard the USS Vella Gulf, Contanta, Romania
06/04/2014:   Readout of Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work's meeting with Japan Administrative Vice Minister of Defense Masanori Nishi
06/04/2014:   Statement by Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl
06/04/2014:   DOD Approves Community Economic Adjustment Grant for the States of Michigan, Indiana and Ohio in Response to Reductions in Defense Expenditures
06/03/2014:   Readout of Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work's meeting with Philip Dunne, UK Ministry of Defense, Minister for Equipment, Support, & Technology
06/03/2014:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/03/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Ukraine's Acting Minister of Defense Gen. Col. Mykhaylo Koval
06/03/2014:   Statement by Secretary of the Army John McHugh on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl
06/03/2014:   Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Meeting with Ministers of Defense from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia
06/03/2014:   DOD Announces Charges Referred Against Detainee Abd al Hadi al Iraqi
06/02/2014:   Flag Officer Assignments
06/02/2014:   General Officer Assignments
06/02/2014:   Secretary of Defense Names New Director of National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
06/01/2014:   Joint Statement from U.S.-ROK-Japan Defense Ministers Meeting

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