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News Transcripts document all DOD news briefings and significant interviews. News transcripts issued within the past 30 days are listed below. Older transcripts are available on the transcript archive page. Transcripts are also available by e-mail subscription. Go to DOD News for more information and for links to other news items.

04/22/2014:   Department of Defense Press Briefing by Rear Admiral Kirby in the Pentagon Briefing Room
04/21/2014:   Remarks by Secretary Hagel to DoD Safe Help Line and Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network Staff, Washington DC
04/21/2014:   Media Availability with Secretary Hagel at the DoD Safe Helpline, Washington, DC
04/17/2014:   Department of Defense Press Briefing with Secretary Hagel and Minister Siemoniak in the Pentagon Briefing Room
04/10/2014:   Joint Press Conference with Secretary Hagel and Minister Bat-Erdene in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
04/08/2014:   Department of Defense Press Briefing by Deputy Assistant Secretary Dory and Gen. Rodriguez in the Pentagon Briefing Room
04/08/2014:   Joint Press Conference with Secretary Hagel and Minister Chang in Beijing, China
04/08/2014:   Remarks by Secretary Hagel in a Question-And-Answer Session at the People's Liberation Army National Defense University, Beijing, China
04/07/2014:   Remarks by Acting Deputy Secretary Fox at the Navy War College, Newport, Rhode Island
04/07/2014:   Remarks by Acting Deputy Secretary Fox at the Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania
04/06/2014:   Joint Press Conference with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Japanese Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera
04/05/2014:   Remarks by Secretary Hagel at a Troop Event at Yokota Air Base, Japan
04/05/2014:   Media Availability with Secretary Hagel En Route to Japan
04/03/2014:   Remarks by Acting Deputy Secretary Fox at the Air War College, Montgomery, Alabama
04/03/2014:   Remarks at ASEAN Conference
04/02/2014:   Media Availability with Secretary Hagel Onboard the USS Anchorage, Honolulu, Hawaii
04/02/2014:   Opening Remarks by Secretary Hagel and USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah at the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting
04/01/2014:   Department of Defense Press Briefing by Secretary Hagel en route to Hawaii
03/31/2014:   Department of Defense Press Briefing by Secretary Hagel in the Pentagon Briefing Room
03/27/2014:   Defense Department Press Briefing by Senior Air Force Officials on Results of the AFGSC Commander Directed Investigation into Allegations of Compromised Test Materials, and an Update on the Force Improvement Program in the Pentagon Briefing Room
03/27/2014:   Department of Defense Press briefing by Rear Adm. Kirby in the Pentagon Briefing Room
03/26/2014:   Department of Defense Press Briefing by Secretary Hagel and Secretary Hammond in the Pentagon Briefing Room
01/30/2014:   Department of Defense Press Briefing by Secretary James and Lt. Gen. Wilson on the Results of the AFGSC Commander Directed Investigation into Allegations of Compromised Test Materials, and an Update on the Force Improvement Program in the Pentagon Briefin

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greets Canadian Defense Minister Robert Nicholson before meeting in Mexico City, April 23, 2014. Hagel will attend a defense ministerial conference with Mexico, Canada and the United States before traveling to Guatemala. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel watches a live-fire demonstration behind a blast screen while touring a special operations command on Fort Bragg, N.C., April 23, 2014. Hagel traveled to Fort Bragg to visit military members, receive briefings, and view unit demonstrations and capabilities. The secretary will continue his three-day trip to Mexico and Guatemala to meet with defense counterparts.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • President Barack Obama views the scene of the mudslide in Oso, Wash., from Marine One, April 22, 2014. Obama later met privately with families who lost loved ones. White House photo by Pete Souza
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosts an honor cordon for French army Gen. Pierre de Villiers, chief of the defense staff, at the Pentagon, April 23, 2014. The two leaders later discussed bilateral defense topics.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • 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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