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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.

04/29/2009:   DoD News Briefing with Gen. Conway at the Pentagon
04/28/2009:   DoD News Briefing with Geoff Morrell from the Pentagon
04/23/2009:   DoD Background Briefing
04/23/2009:   Media Availability with Secretary Gates Following visit with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
04/22/2009:   DoD Briefing with Maj. Gen. Tucker From Afghanistan
04/17/2009:   Remarks By Secretary Of Defense Robert Gates At The Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island
04/16/2009:   Remarks by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates at the Army War College, Carlisle, Pa.
04/15/2009:   Remarks by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
04/14/2009:   Press Conference with Secretary Gates at Ft. Rucker, Alabama
04/14/2009:   DoD News Briefing with Col. Volesky from Iraq
04/12/2009:   DoD News Briefing With Vice Adm. Gortney From Bahrain
04/07/2009:   Media Roundtable with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and General James Cartwright, Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff and Selected Reporters
04/07/2009:   Department of Defense Conference Call with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Gen. James Cartwright with Internet Security Writers (Corrected Title)
04/07/2009:   Secretary of Defense Gates Interview With Judy Woodruff, The News Hour with Jim Lehrer
04/06/2009:   DoD News Briefing With Secretary Gates From The Pentagon
04/06/2009:   DoD News Briefing with Brig. Gen. Ayala at the Pentagon Briefing Room, via Teleconference from Iraq
04/03/2009:   Secretary Robert Gates Interview with Afghan TV

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