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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.

10/31/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/31/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of October 31, 2007
10/31/2007:   DoD, VA Announce "Recovery Coordinators" for Wounded Warriors and Their Families
10/31/2007:   Navy Commissions New Guided Missile Destroyer Sampson
10/30/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/30/2007:   General Officer Announcement
10/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/27/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/27/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
10/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/26/2007:   Navy Crew MIA From Vietnam War is Identified
10/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/25/2007:   Flag Officer Assignment
10/24/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/24/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of October 24, 2007
10/23/2007:   DoD Names New Senior Tribal Liaison
10/23/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualties
10/20/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/20/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
10/19/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/19/2007:   DoD Names New NRO Director
10/19/2007:   2007 DoD Chief Information Officer Award Winners Announced
10/19/2007:   DoD Announces Unit for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation
10/19/2007:   DoD Announces Force Adjustments
10/19/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/18/2007:   Air Force Pilot Missing From Vietnam War is Identified
10/17/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/17/2007:   DoD Announces New Defense Policy Board Members
10/17/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of October 17, 2007
10/17/2007:   General Officer Announcements
10/17/2007:   New Maritime Strategy Released
10/16/2007:   Majid Khan Meets With Private Attorney At Guantanamo
10/16/2007:   General Officer Announcements
10/16/2007:   General Officer Announcements
10/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/15/2007:   General Officer Announcement
10/13/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/12/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/12/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
10/11/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/11/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/11/2007:   Nine Missing WWII Airmen are Identified
10/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/10/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of October 10, 2007
10/10/2007:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for FY 2007
10/09/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
10/09/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/09/2007:   DoD Announces Force Adjustments
10/08/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/08/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
10/08/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/06/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
10/05/2007:   General Officer Assignments
10/03/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
10/03/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
10/03/2007:   General Officer Announcement
10/03/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Mobilized As Of October 3, 2007
10/02/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/02/2007:   Servicemen Missing From Vietnam War Are Identified
10/02/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/02/2007:   General Officer Announcement
10/02/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
10/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/01/2007:   Flag Officer Announcement
10/01/2007:   New DoD Predatory Lending Regulation Takes Effect

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