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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.

04/17/2014:   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
03/24/2014:   Department of Defense Press Briefing by Rear Admiral Kirby 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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  • President Barack Obama, right, admires a ring U.S. Naval Academy football team members Cody Peterson, left, and Matt Aiken, center, presented to him at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The president presented the Navy midshipmen with the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, which goes to the academy team with the most victories against its service rivals.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel
  • President Barack Obama holds a ceremony to present midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy's football team with the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The trophy is an honor that goes to the team with the most victories against its service rivals. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Kenneth Johnson read the names of the fallen from Jacksonville on the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Johnson is the city's senior policy advisor on military affairs. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, talk at the NBA board of governors meeting in 
New York, April 17, 2014. During the meeting, Dempsey discussed a new partnership between the NBA and Defense Department to support for a commitment to service. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Spc. Josh Lueken provides security at Observation Post English in Afghanistan's Logar province, April 18, 2014. Lueken is assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Landry
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Orin Sanford looks out the side door of a UH-1Y Huey after taking off from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 18, 2014, to assist South Korea's efforts surrounding the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of South Korea. Sanford is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • Runners take off from the starting line at the Boston Marathon "shadow run" on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 18, 2014. More than 600 runners participated in the race. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gary J. Rihn
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