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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.

10/31/2002:   USS ENTERPRISE WINS TOP DOD MAINTENANCE AWARD FOR 2002
10/31/2002:   DOD RELEASES FIVE PROJECT 112 SHAD FACT SHEETS
10/30/2002:   SENATOR JESSE HELMS RECEIVES DEFENSE RECOGNITION
10/30/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF OCT. 30, 2002
10/28/2002:   REMAINS OF U.S. SERVICEMEN RECOVERED IN NORTH KOREA
10/28/2002:   TRANSFER OF DETAINEES COMPLETED
10/25/2002:   JOINT TASK FORCE EXERCISE 03-1 ANNOUNCED
10/24/2002:   NEW CEREMONIAL BUGLE TO IMPROVE VETERANS' FUNERAL HONORS
10/23/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF OCT. 23, 2002
10/22/2002:   NAVY TO PRESENT ENERGY CONSERVATION AWARDS
10/22/2002:   REMAINS OF MIA FROM VIETNAM IDENTIFIED
10/22/2002:   DOD DISTINGUISHED CIVILIAN SERVICE AWARDS PRESENTED
10/22/2002:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/22/2002:   NEW DACOWITS COMMITTEE MEMBERS CHOSEN
10/21/2002:   GENERAL AND FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
10/18/2002:   VA AND DOD AGREE ON HEALTHCARE IN NORTH CHICAGO
10/18/2002:   DOD "RED RIBBON WEEK" ENHANCES ANTI-DRUG AWARENESS
10/17/2002:   DOD ISSUES NEW GUIDANCE FOR PRIVATIZING UTILITY SYSTEMS
10/17/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
10/16/2002:   EXERCISE CABANAS 2002 BEGINS
10/16/2002:   NEW HUMAN RESOURCES SYSTEM DEPLOYED
10/16/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF OCTOBER 16, 2002
10/15/2002:   DEFENSE BUSINESS INITIATIVES COUNCIL LEADERSHIP CHANGE
10/15/2002:   NEW CAP WEB SITE ACTIVATED
10/15/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/14/2002:   MISSILE INTERCEPT TEST SUCCESSFUL
10/10/2002:   NEW GUIDANCE FOR NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT RELEASED
10/10/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
10/09/2002:   THOMAS HALL SWORN IN AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR RESERVE AFFAIRS
10/09/2002:   DOD RELEASES DESERET TEST CENTER/PROJECT 112/PROJECT SHAD FACT SHEETS
10/09/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
10/09/2002:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE KILLED IN KUWAIT
10/09/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF OCT. 9, 2002
10/08/2002:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
10/07/2002:   U.S.-NORTH KOREA CONCLUDE POW/MIA TALKS
10/07/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/07/2002:   "TRICARE FOR LIFE" CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY
10/07/2002:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO MARK 2002 HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
10/03/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
10/03/2002:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY SOLDIER KILLED IN PHILIPPINES
10/02/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF OCTOBER 2, 2002
10/02/2002:   DOD RESPONDS TO ABA ENEMY COMBATANT REPORT
10/02/2002:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENT
10/01/2002:   DOD MARKS NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH

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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.