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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.

10/29/2012:   Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta's Remarks at a Portrait-Unveiling Ceremony for Former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates
10/25/2012:   DOD News Briefing with Secretary Panetta and Gen. Dempsey from the Pentagon
10/24/2012:   Remarks as Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter at the AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition, Washington, DC
10/24/2012:   Joint Press Conference with Secretary Panetta and Defense Minister Kim in the Pentagon Briefing Room
10/19/2012:   Remarks by Deputy Secretary Carter aboard the USS Eisenhower
10/18/2012:   DOD News Briefing on Efforts to Enhance the Financial Health of the Force with Secretary Panetta, Assistant Director Petraeus, and Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Milam from the Pentagon
10/17/2012:   Remarks by Deputy Secretary Carter at a Base in Southwest Asia
10/11/2012:   Remarks by Secretary Panetta on Cybersecurity to the Business Executives for National Security, New York City
10/10/2012:   Press Conference with Secretary Panetta at NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium
10/10/2012:   Secretary Panetta Intervention at Meeting of Ministers of Defense from ISAF Contributing Nations in Brussels
10/06/2012:   Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta Holds a Press Conference with Peruvian Defense Minister Pedro Cateriano
10/05/2012:   Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta Holds a Press Briefing En Route to Lima, Peru
10/04/2012:   DOD News Briefing with George Little from the Pentagon
10/03/2012:   Remarks by Deputy Secretary of Defense Carter at the Woodrow Wilson Center
10/03/2012:   DOD News Briefing with Lt. Gen. Bradshaw from the Pentagon
10/02/2012:   DOD News Briefing with George Little from the Pentagon
10/01/2012:   Remarks by Vice President Biden, Deputy Secretary of Defense Carter and MRAP Task Force Executive Director Shaffer at the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Program Transition Ceremony

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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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