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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.

06/27/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Geoff Morrell from the Pentagon
06/24/2011:   Remarks by Deputy Secretary Lynn at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa
06/16/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Maj. Gen. Toolan via Teleconference from Afghanistan
06/16/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Secretary Gates and Adm. Mullen from the Pentagon
06/16/2011:   Remarks by Deputy Secretary Lynn at the International Workshop on Global Security, Paris, France
06/15/2011:   Joint Media Availability with Deputy Secretary Lynn and Minister Vondra from Prague, Czech Republic
06/14/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Deputy Secretary Lynn and Assistant Secretary Burke from the Pentagon on the DOD Operational Energy Strategy
06/10/2011:   Remarks by Secretary Gates at the Security and Defense Agenda, Brussels, Belgium
06/09/2011:   Press Conference with Secretary Gates from Brussels, Belgium
06/06/2011:   Remarks by Secretary Gates during Troop Visit at Forward Operating Base Shank, Logar Province, Afghanistan
06/06/2011:   Remarks by Secretary Gates During Troop Visit at Forward Operating Base Andar, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan
06/06/2011:   Remarks by Secretary Gates During Troop Visit at Forward Operating Base Sharana, Paktika Province, Afghanistan
06/05/2011:   Remarks by Secretary Gates During Troop Visit at Forward Operating Base Walton, Afghanistan
06/05/2011:   Media Availability with Secretary Gates at Forward Operating Base Dwyer, Afghanistan
06/04/2011:   Joint Press Conference with Secretary Gates and President Karzai from Kabul, Afghanistan
06/03/2011:   Remarks by Secretary Gates at the Shangri-La Dialogue, International Institute for Strategic Studies, Singapore
06/02/2011:   Media Availability with Secretary Gates en route to Singapore - Updated
06/01/2011:   DOD News Briefing with Maj. Gen. Krause via Teleconference from Afghanistan

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 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
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