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Secretary of Defense Messages

Messages are official statements of the Department of Defense. The last 30 Messages issued are listed below.

07/04/2014:   Independence Day Message
05/26/2014:   Memorial Day Message to the Force
05/16/2014:   Armed Forces Day Message
04/01/2014:   Message (Video) on Sexual Assault Awareness Month
11/27/2013:   Thanksgiving Day Message
11/11/2013:   Veterans Day Message
10/17/2013:   Message to Department of Defense Personnel on Reopening the Government
09/30/2013:   Message to the Force on the Potential Government Shutdown
09/03/2013:   Message on Suicide Prevention Month
07/03/2013:   Independence Day Message
05/27/2013:   Memorial Day Message
05/17/2013:   Armed Forces Day Message
05/14/2013:   Message from Secretary Hagel on Furloughs
04/02/2013:   Message on Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
03/08/2013:   Message to ISAF Personnel from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel
02/27/2013:   Message to the Department from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel
02/26/2013:   Farewell Message to the Department from Secretary Panetta
11/21/2012:   Thanksgiving Day Message
11/11/2012:   Veterans Day Message
11/07/2012:   Message on the 2012 Election
10/04/2012:   Message on Importance of Voting
08/07/2012:   Trip Message: "Arab Spring" - Challenge and Opportunity
07/23/2012:   Message on the Shootings in Colorado
07/04/2012:   Independence Day Message
06/15/2012:   Father's Day Message
06/14/2012:   Army Birthday Celebration
06/14/2012:   Trip Message: Hawaii, Singapore, Vietnam, India, and Afghanistan
05/28/2012:   Memorial Day Message
05/19/2012:   Armed Forces Day
05/11/2012:   Military Spouse Appreciation Day and Mother’s Day

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