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News Releases

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.

01/31/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
01/30/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Corps Casualty
01/30/2006:   Air Force Reorganizes Staff Structure
01/30/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/30/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/27/2006:   Flag Officer Assignments
01/27/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/26/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/26/2006:   Navy to Commission New Guided Missile Destroyer Forrest Sherman
01/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/25/2006:   DoD Encourages Overseas Citizens, Military Personnel to Vote in 2006 Elections
01/25/2006:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 25, 2006
01/24/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/24/2006:   DoD Announces Combined Federal Campaign Awards for 2005
01/24/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
01/24/2006:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualties
01/23/2006:   Alan Greenspan Receives Defense Department Distinguished Public Service Award
01/23/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/20/2006:   Navy Names New Combat Logistics Force Ship
01/20/2006:   Flag Officer Assignment
01/20/2006:   Military Commission Charges Referred
01/20/2006:   US Installation Realignment in Belgium Announced
01/20/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/20/2006:   DoD Returns Oversight of Selected Air Force Programs
01/20/2006:   DoD Returns Oversight of Selected Air Force Programs
01/19/2006:   DoD Identifes Army Casualties
01/19/2006:   General Officer Assignment
01/18/2006:   General Officer Announcement
01/18/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/18/2006:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 18, 2005
01/18/2006:   General Officer Assignments
01/17/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/17/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
01/17/2006:   General Officer Announcements
01/17/2006:   General Officer Announcement
01/16/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/15/2006:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
01/13/2006:   General Officer Assignments
01/12/2006:   New Destroyer Honors Vietnam War POW and Medal of Honor Recipient
01/12/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/12/2006:   DoD Identifies Department of Defense Civilian Casualty
01/11/2006:   Navy Commissions Amphibious Transport Dock Ship San Antonio
01/11/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
01/11/2006:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 11, 2006
01/10/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/10/2006:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for December
01/10/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/10/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/09/2006:   Thomas Betro Named Director of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service
01/09/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/09/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
01/07/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/06/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/06/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/06/2006:   General Officer Assignment
01/05/2006:   Dorrance Smith Sworn in as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs
01/04/2006:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 4, 2006
01/03/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/03/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/03/2006:   Donald Winter Sworn In as New Secretary of the Navy
01/03/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/03/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/02/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/02/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/01/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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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.