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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.

07/31/2000:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ADDS 1,000 SOLDIERS, MARINES TO FIGHT WILDLAND WILDFIRES
07/28/2000:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE COMMITS SOLDIERS, AIRMEN, ASSETS FOR WILDFIRE SUPPRESSION, PUBLIC SAFETY
07/28/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
07/28/2000:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE INTENDS TO ESTABLISH SUBSISTENCE PLAN
07/27/2000:   AIR FORCE EXCEEDS 2000 RECRUITING GOAL
07/27/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/27/2000:   REPORT ASSESSES HEALTH EFFECTS OF AIR QUALITY ON GULF WAR VETERANS
07/27/2000:   DOD RELEASES FINAL REPORT ON RISKS OF CARC PAINT EXPOSURE TO GULF WAR VETERANS
07/27/2000:   NEW INFORMATION PAPER EXAMINES IRAQ'S USE OF SCUD BALLISTIC MISSILES DURING GULF WAR
07/27/2000:   DOD REPORT CONFIRMS PRESENCE OF CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENT ON SCUD PIECE 'UNLIKELY'
07/27/2000:   POSSIBLE MUSTARD RELEASE AT UKHAYDIR NO THREAT TO U.S. SOLDIERS
07/27/2000:   NAVY CHRISTENS THE USNS WATKINS
07/27/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
07/27/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/27/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/27/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/27/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/27/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/26/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/26/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/26/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/26/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/26/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/26/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/26/2000:   GENERAL, FLAG OFFICERS APPOINTED TO RESERVE FORCES POLICY BOARD
07/25/2000:   FIRST CV-22 TILT-ROTOR ROLLS OUT
07/25/2000:   USS CHANCELLORSVILLE (CG 62) TO VISIT QINGDAO, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
07/25/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/25/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/25/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/25/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/25/2000:   U.S. NAVY AWARDS FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY CONTRACTS FOR WORK ON ALL-ELECTRIC SHIP
07/25/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
07/25/2000:   ROSTKER TO SPEAK AT DEFENSE CIVILIAN EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
07/24/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO TURKEY ANNOUNCED
07/24/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO PORTUGAL ANNOUNCED
07/24/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO ITALY ANNOUNCED
07/24/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO DENMARK ANNOUNCED
07/24/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO POLAND ANNOUNCED
07/21/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/21/2000:   DONATION CONTRACT SIGNED TRANFERRING HISTORIC BATTLESHIP
07/21/2000:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
07/21/2000:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ISSUES ANTI-HARASSMENT GUIDELINES
07/20/2000:   26TH CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS RETIRES FROM ACTIVE DUTY
07/20/2000:   NAVY OFFERS LARGER SUMMER ENLISTMENT BONUS
07/20/2000:   NAVY LAUNCHES BILINGUAL VIEQUES WEBSITE
07/20/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO SAUDI ARABIA ANNOUNCED
07/20/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO KUWAIT ANNOUNCED
07/20/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO EGYPT ANNOUNCED
07/20/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO EGYPT ANNOUNCED
07/20/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO EGYPT ANNOUNCED
07/20/2000:   TACTICAL TOMAHAWK COMPLETES CRITICAL DESIGN REVIEW
07/20/2000:   REMAINS OF U.S. SERVICEMEN RECOVERED IN NORTH KOREA
07/19/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO THAILAND ANNOUNCED
07/19/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO KOREA ANNOUNCED
07/19/2000:   DOD'S 2000 MAINTENANCE SYMPOSIUM SET FOR CHARLESTON, S.C.
07/18/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/18/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/17/2000:   U.S., AUSTRALIA SIGN DEFENSE COOPERATION AGREEMENT
07/17/2000:   50 COMPANIES RECEIVE COGSWELL AWARD FOR INDUSTRIAL SECURITY
07/13/2000:   ARMED FORCES STRENGTH FIGURES FOR MAY 31, 2000, SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
07/13/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/13/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/13/2000:   COMMISSION ON NATIONAL SECURITY SPACE MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION HOLDS FIRST MEETING
07/13/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO THE UNITED KINGDOM ANNOUNCED
07/12/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO JAPAN ANNOUNCED
07/12/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO NEW ZEALAND ANNOUNCED
07/12/2000:   PROPOSED FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCED
07/12/2000:   FISCAL 2000 AVIATION CAREER PAY PROGRAM INCREASES
07/12/2000:   NAVY REINFORCES COMMITMENT TO COLLEGE EDUCATION
07/11/2000:   DOD TEMPORARILY SLOWS ANTHRAX VACCINATION EFFORT
07/11/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/08/2000:   UPDATE ON NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE INTERCEPT TEST
07/08/2000:   NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE CONDUCTS INTERCEPT TEST
07/07/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
07/07/2000:   DEFENSE STANDARDIZATION PROGRAM AWARDS FOR 1999 PRESENTED
07/06/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/06/2000:   DEBT COLLECTION ASSISTANCE OFFICER PROGRAM TO EASE TRICARE CREDIT HASSLES
07/06/2000:   JOINT WARRIOR INTEROPERABILITY DEMONSTRATION 2000 KICKS OFF
07/06/2000:   U.S. FORCES TRAVEL TO ROMANIA FOR RESCUE EAGLE 2000
07/05/2000:   NAVY ESTABLISHES MISSILE DEFENSE OFFICE
07/05/2000:   DACOWITS VISITS U.S. SERVICEMEMBERS THROUGHOUT EUROPE
07/05/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
07/04/2000:   PRESIDENT NAMES NEW SHIP CLASS AFTER ADMIRAL ZUMWALT

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  • President Barack Obama, right, admires a ring U.S. Naval Academy football team members Cody Peterson, left, and Matt Aiken, center, presented to him at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The president presented the Navy midshipmen with the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, which goes to the academy team with the most victories against its service rivals.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel
  • President Barack Obama holds a ceremony to present midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy's football team with the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The trophy is an honor that goes to the team with the most victories against its service rivals. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Kenneth Johnson read the names of the fallen from Jacksonville on the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Johnson is the city's senior policy advisor on military affairs. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, talk at the NBA board of governors meeting in 
New York, April 17, 2014. During the meeting, Dempsey discussed a new partnership between the NBA and Defense Department to support for a commitment to service. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Spc. Josh Lueken provides security at Observation Post English in Afghanistan's Logar province, April 18, 2014. Lueken is assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Landry
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Orin Sanford looks out the side door of a UH-1Y Huey after taking off from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 18, 2014, to assist South Korea's efforts surrounding the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of South Korea. Sanford is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • Runners take off from the starting line at the Boston Marathon "shadow run" on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 18, 2014. More than 600 runners participated in the race. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gary J. Rihn
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Casualty Status (PDF): The Casualty Status report is an official accounting of all fatalities endured by the U.S. Military during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operation New Dawn (OND), and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). It is updated daily at 10 a.m. Eastern Time.