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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.

07/30/2004:   First Combatant Status Tribunal Conducted at Guantanamo Today
07/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/30/2004:   DoD Releases Annual Report on "Procurement From Small and other Business Firms"
07/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/30/2004:   Combatant Status Tribunal Implementation Guidance Issued
07/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casuality
07/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/29/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/29/2004:   DoD Approves Army Plan to Reach Out to Sailors, Airmen
07/28/2004:   U.S. POW/MIA Official Cites Breakthrough in Vietnam
07/28/2004:   Navy Announces Christening of Submarine Texas
07/28/2004:   Tricare South Region to begin Transition August 1
07/28/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 28, 2004
07/27/2004:   Transfer of French Detainees Complete
07/27/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/27/2004:   General Officer Assignments
07/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/26/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
07/24/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/23/2004:   Agreement Reached on Moving U.S. Forces in Korea
07/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/22/2004:   General Officer Assignments
07/22/2004:   General Officer Announcements
07/21/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/21/2004:   DoD Wins Top Awards for Energy, Environmental Management
07/21/2004:   DoD Selects Tribal Colleges and Universities for Grants
07/21/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/21/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/21/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/21/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 21, 2004
07/20/2004:   Flag Officer Announcement
07/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/19/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
07/16/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/16/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/16/2004:   General Officer Announcement
07/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/14/2004:   Additional Military Commission Charges Referred
07/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/14/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 14, 2004
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
07/12/2004:   Flag Officer Announcements
07/12/2004:   DoD Radar Data Collection Effort Planned for Washington D.C.
07/12/2004:   General Officer Assignment
07/12/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
07/09/2004:   U.S. Microwave Radio Relay Sites to Close in United Kingdom
07/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/09/2004:   DoD Announces Marine's Return to Military Control
07/09/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
07/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/08/2004:   Transfer of Swedish Detainee Complete
07/07/2004:   Combatant Status Review Tribunal Order Issued
07/07/2004:   United States and Australia Sign Missile Defense Agreement
07/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/07/2004:   Presidential Military Order Applied to Nine more Combatants
07/07/2004:   General Officer Assignment
07/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/07/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 7, 2004
07/06/2004:   General Officer Assignments
07/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/06/2004:   DoD Tricare Regional Transitions Continue
07/03/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/02/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/01/2004:   DoD Announces Marine's Captured Status
07/01/2004:   Allied Countries Join Forces in Maritime Exercise
07/01/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment

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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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