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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.

09/30/2008:   DoD News Briefing with Geoff Morrell from the Pentagon
09/29/2008:   Question and Answer Session with Secretary Gates following remarks at National Defense University’s Distinguished Lecture Program at Ft. Leslie J. McNair, Washington, D.C., Sept. 29, 2008
09/26/2008:   DoD Briefing with Lt Col Allison from the Pentagon Briefing Room, Arlington, VA and Mr. Shawn Waddoups, Via Teleconference from Aghanistan
09/26/2008:   DoD Special Briefing with Admiral Mullen on Pakistan Cross-Border Incident from the Pentagon Briefing Room, Arlington, VA
09/25/2008:   DoD News Briefing with Acting Secretary Donley and Gen. Schwartz from the Pentagon
09/25/2008:   DoD News Briefing with Col. McCaffrey and Linda Specht from Baghdad
09/24/2008:   DoD News Briefing with Geoff Morrell from the Pentagon
09/22/2008:   DoD News Briefing with Lt. Gen. Austin from Iraq
09/19/2008:   Remarks by Secretary Gates and Czech Republic Minister of Defense Parkanova
09/18/2008:   Roundtable with Secretary Gates from London, United Kingdom
09/17/2008:   Secretary Gates Remarks ar Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan
09/15/2008:   DoD News Briefing with Maj. Gen. Lindell from Afghanistan
09/12/2008:   DoD Special Briefing With Secretary Gates; James Schlesinger, Chairman, Task Force for Nuclear Weapons Management on The Task for Nuclear Weapons Management Report from the Pentagon Briefing Room, Arlington, VA
09/05/2008:   DoD News Briefing with Maj. Gen. Schloesser from Afghanistan
09/04/2008:   DoD News Briefing with Col. McBride from Iraq

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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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