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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.

08/28/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF AUGUST 28
08/27/2002:   2002 MAINTENANCE SYMPOSIUM, EXHIBITION SET FOR RENO, NEV.
08/27/2002:   DOD ANNOUNCES BIOLOGICAL DEFENSE HOMELAND SECURITY INITIATIVE
08/27/2002:   "RELEASE 3" OF MEDICAL LOGISTICS PROGRAM APPROVED
08/27/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
08/26/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENT
08/22/2002:   MILITARY TAX PROGRAMS WIN IRS AWARDS
08/21/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF AUGUST 21
08/21/2002:   DOD SELECTS FOREIGN DEFENSE EQUIPMENT FOR TESTING
08/20/2002:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RELEASES SELECTED ACQUISITION REPORTS
08/19/2002:   REMAINS OF U.S. SERVICEMEN RECOVERED IN NORTH KOREA
08/16/2002:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
08/14/2002:   DOD SELECTS FOREIGN COMPARATIVE TESTING PROGRAMS
08/14/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF AUG. 14
08/14/2002:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
08/14/2002:   GUIDED-MISSILE DESTROYER MCCAMPBELL TO BE COMMISSIONED
08/13/2002:   DOD PROJECT 112/SHAD INVESTIGATION INFO NOW ON-LINE
08/12/2002:   ARMED FORCES RETIREMENT HOME NAMES CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
08/12/2002:   GENERAL AND FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
08/12/2002:   SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN AFGHANISTAN
08/08/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
08/07/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF AUGUST 7
08/07/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS AND FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
08/06/2002:   TERMINATION PAPERS FOR CRUSADER SIGNED
08/06/2002:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
08/05/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENT
08/01/2002:   JOINT STATEMENT ON MULTINATIONAL FORCE AND OBSERVERS
08/01/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER AND FLAG ANNOUNCEMENTS
08/01/2002:   TRICARE CONTRACT REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL ANNOUNCED
08/01/2002:   VIETNAM MIAS IDENTIFIED

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greets Mexican Brig. Gen. Uriel Rios as U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Simeon G. Trombitas, senior defense official in Mexico, looks on upon Hagel's arrival in Mexico City, April 23, 2014. Rios is a liaison officer to the Mexican secretariat of national defense. Hagel will attend a defense ministerial conference with Mexico, Canada and the United States before traveling to Guatemala. Earlier in the day, Hagel toured Fort Bragg, N.C. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • First Lady Michelle Obama greets service members after participating in a "Joining Forces" event on Fort Campbell, Ky., April 23, 2014. During the event, Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, launched the Veterans Service Center, the first online one-stop shopping tool for veterans, transitioning service members and spouses seeking jobs.
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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