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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.

03/30/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Gen. Fraser from the Pentagon on U.S. Southern Command Operations
03/28/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Vice Adm. Gortney from the Pentagon on Libya Operation Odyssey Dawn
03/27/2011:   CBS's "Face the Nation" interview with Secretary Gates and Secretary Clinton on Libya
03/27/2011:   NBC's "Meet the Press" interview with Secretary Gates and Secretary Clinton on Libya
03/27/2011:   ABC's "This Week" interview with Secretary Gates and Secretary Clinton on Libya
03/25/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Vice Adm. Gortney from the Pentagon on Libya Operation Odyssey Dawn
03/24/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Vice Adm. Gortney from the Pentagon on Libya Operation Odyssey Dawn
03/24/2011:   Joint Press Conference with Secretary Gates and Minister Barak from Tel Aviv, Israel
03/24/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Lt. Col. Walker and Governor Azizi via Teleconference from Afghanistan
03/23/2011:   Media Availability with Secretary Gates from Cairo, Egypt
03/23/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Rear Adm. Hueber via Telephone from USS Mount Whitney
03/22/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Adm. Locklear via Telephone from USS Mount Whitney
03/22/2011:   Joint Press Statement by Secretary Gates and Minister Serdyukov at the Ministry of Defense Guest House, Moscow
03/22/2011:   Media Availability with Secretary Gates from Moscow, Russia
03/21/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Gen. Ham via Teleconference from Germany
03/21/2011:   Secretary Gates Speech at Kuznetzov Naval Academy in St. Petersburg with Q&A
03/20/2011:   Media Availability with Secretary Gates enroute to Russia, from Andrews Air Force Base
03/20/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Vice Adm. Gortney from the Pentagon on Libya Operation Odyssey Dawn
03/19/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Vice Adm. Gortney from the Pentagon on Libya Operation Odyssey Dawn
03/17/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Adm. Willard via Telephone from Hawaii on humanitarian assistance operations in Japan
03/12/2011:   Media Availability with Secretary Gates en route to Andrews Air Force Base from Manama, Bahrain
03/10/2011:   Media Availability with Secretary Gates at the NATO Defense Ministers Meeting from Brussels, Belgium
03/08/2011:   Remarks by Secretary Gates to Service Members in Sangin, Afghanistan
03/08/2011:   Media Availability with Secretary Gates from COP Kowall, Afghanistan
03/07/2011:   Joint Press Conference with Secretary Gates and President Karzai from Kabul, Afghanistan
03/04/2011:   Remarks by Secretary Gates at the United States Air Force Academy
03/03/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Maj. Gen. Mills via Teleconference from Afghanistan
03/01/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Secretary Gates and Adm. Mullen from the Pentagon

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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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