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News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense. News releases issued within the past 30 days are listed below. Older news releases are available from the news release archive page. News releases are also available by e-mail subscription. Go to DOD News for more information and for links to other news items.

01/30/1996:   Senate Confirms Assignment of Admiral Joseph Prueher as Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Command
01/30/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
01/30/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
01/29/1996:   GENERAL SHALIKASHVILI RECEIVES NAVAL WAR COLLEGE'S FIRST DISTINGUISHED GRADUATE AWARD
01/26/1996:   ARMY PLACES RECRUITING ADVERTISING ACCOUNT UP FOR COMPETITION
01/26/1996:   UNITED STATES ARMY PARACHUTE TEAM, GOLDEN KNIGHTS 1996 SCHEDULE
01/25/1996:   PATROL COASTAL SHIP SHAMAL (PC 13) TO BE COMMISSIONED AT BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA
01/24/1996:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
01/24/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
01/24/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
01/24/1996:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
01/24/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
01/24/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
01/24/1996:   U.S. CHEMICAL WEAPONS STOCKPILE INFORMATION DECLASSIFIED
01/24/1996:   DEFENSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON WOMEN IN THE SERVICES
01/18/1996:   OPERATION JOINT ENDEAVOR MAILING ADDRESSES RELEASED
01/18/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
01/18/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
01/18/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
01/16/1996:   FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING SERVICE INAUGURATES HOME PAGE
01/11/1996:   DOD TO ACCEPT BULK DONATIONS FOR U.S. FORCES IN BOSNIA
01/10/1996:   PRESIDENT NOMINATES NEW CINCPAC
01/10/1996:   U.S./ALBANIA EXERCISE UJE KRYSTAL(REVISED)
01/05/1996:   DOD REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO SMALL DISADVANTAGED BUSINESSES (SDBS) WITH THEIRNEW INDUSTRY THRUST PROGRAM
01/05/1996:   U.S. - NORTH KOREA MEET ON POW/MIA ISSUES
01/01/1996:   ADMIRAL ARLEIGH BURKE, USN (RET) "RELENTLESS IN COMBAT, RESOURCEFUL IN COMMAND, AND REVERED BY HIS CREWS...THE SAILOR'S SAILOR."

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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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Casualty Status (PDF): The Casualty Status report is an official accounting of all fatalities endured by the U.S. Military during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operation New Dawn (OND), and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). It is updated daily at 10 a.m. Eastern Time.