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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.

07/30/2003:   Navy Announces DD(X) S-Band Radar Decision
07/30/2003:   General Officer Announcement
07/30/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/30/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 30, 2003
07/30/2003:   New Supply, Transportation Fellows Program Established
07/29/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/29/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/28/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/28/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/28/2003:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/28/2003:   Department of Defense Statement on the Death of Bob Hope
07/28/2003:   O'Connell Sworn in as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict
07/26/2003:   Army Announces the Alert of Two National Guard Enhanced Separate Brigades
07/25/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/25/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/25/2003:   Navy Commissions New Guided-Missile Destroyer Mustin
07/23/2003:   DoD Statement on British Detainee Meetings
07/23/2003:   DoD Statement on Australian Detainee Meetings
07/23/2003:   DoD Selects Tribal Colleges and Universities for Grants
07/23/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/23/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 23, 2003
07/23/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/22/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/21/2003:   Flag Officer Assignment
07/21/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/20/2003:   Additional Security Personnel Ordered to Monrovia
07/20/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/20/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/19/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/18/2003:   Transfer of Detainees Completed
07/18/2003:   Theft Trade Secrets Investigation Leads to Indictment
07/18/2003:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
07/18/2003:   General and Flag Officer Announcements
07/18/2003:   Flag Officer Announcement
07/17/2003:   Navy Announces Contract Award for Design of Ship
07/16/2003:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/16/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/16/2003:   General Officer Announcement
07/16/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 16, 2003
07/16/2003:   Navy Christens Amphibious Ship
07/15/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/14/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/14/2003:   U.S., North Korea Conclude Remains Recovery Talks
07/14/2003:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/11/2003:   DoD, DoL Partner to Support Military Families
07/11/2003:   DoD Receives New Capabilities Development System
07/11/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/11/2003:   General Officer Assignment
07/10/2003:   DCIS Agents Launch 18-Company Search in Tech Transfer Case
07/10/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/09/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/09/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 9, 2003
07/08/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/08/2003:   General Officer Announcement
07/08/2003:   Navy Secretary Announces Carrier Donation
07/07/2003:   Flag Officer Announcement
07/04/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/03/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/03/2003:   President Determines Enemy Combatants Subject to His Military Order
07/03/2003:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/03/2003:   Flag Officer Announcements
07/03/2003:   DoD Inspector General Completes Transformation Process
07/02/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/02/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 2, 2003
07/01/2003:   Combat-Related Special Compensation Update
07/01/2003:   Secretary Rumsfeld's July 4th Message to the Troops
07/01/2003:   Navy Commissions Aircraft Carrier Ronald Reagan (CVN 76)
07/01/2003:   General Officer Announcement
07/01/2003:   DoD Completes Deseret Test Center Investigation

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos, foreground, at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, foreground, during a meeting at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with U.S. military assigned to duty in Canada during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, signs the guestbook of Canadian Air Force Gen. Thomas J. Lawson, chief of Canada's defense staff, during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is given a MH-65D Dolphin helicopter weapons capabilities briefing during a visit to the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. Battaglia met with coast guardsmen, and gained an understanding for the squadron’s mission. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to applicants about military commitment and service to their country before administering the ceremonial oath of enlistment at the Military Entrance Processing Station in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, explores the instrument panel of the Midnight Express, a tactical training boat, which is part of Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron, in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land in a field to extract U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers during Operation Cyclone in Passau village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 11, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 11, and the Georgian soldiers are assigned to Bravo Company, 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal
  • Operators aboard the Ocean Shield, an Australian navy ship, move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle into position to deploy it in the Indian Ocean, April 14, 2014. Using side-scan sonar, the Bluefin will descend to a depth of between 4,000 and 4,500 meters, or about 2.5 to 2.8 miles, and about 115 feet above the ocean floor. Joint Task Force 658 is supporting Operation Southern Indian Ocean, searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter D. Blair
  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
  • U.S. Marines prepare to demonstrate how to fire their weapons to Australian soldiers after hiking on Robertson Barracks in Northern Territory, Australia, April 15, 2014, to acclimate the to the area's humidity. The Marines are assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force Darwin.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. James Gulliver
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