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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.

11/30/2007:   DoD Establishes Center of Excellence to Address Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health
11/30/2007:   Pilots Missing From The Vietnam War Are Identified
11/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/29/2007:   General Officer Assignments
11/29/2007:   DoD and VA Begin Pilot Disability Evaluation System
11/28/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/28/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of November 28, 2007
11/27/2007:   Airman Missing In Action From The Vietnam War Is Identified
11/26/2007:   Court Of Military Commissions Review Chief Judge Appointed
11/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/26/2007:   DoD Announces 2007 Maintenance Award Winners
11/23/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/23/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/23/2007:   Department of Defense to Provide Humanitarian Assistance to Bangladesh
11/23/2007:   Senior Executive Service Appointment
11/21/2007:   DoD Names Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
11/21/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of November 21, 2007
11/21/2007:   Soldier Missing In Action From Korean War Is Identified
11/20/2007:   General Officer Assignment
11/20/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/20/2007:   General Officer Announcement
11/19/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/19/2007:   DoD Announces 2007 Maintenance Award Winners
11/19/2007:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
11/19/2007:   Department of Defense Releases Selected Acquisition Reports
11/18/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/17/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/17/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/16/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/16/2007:   Marine Missing in Action from the Vietnam War is Identified
11/16/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/16/2007:   General Officer Assignments
11/16/2007:   General Officer Announcement
11/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/15/2007:   General Officer Announcement
11/15/2007:   General Officer Announcement
11/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/14/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/14/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of November 14, 2007
11/14/2007:   Departments of Defense and Labor Announce New Career Advancement Accounts for Military Spouses
11/13/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/13/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/13/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/13/2007:   DoD Announces Recruiting And Retention Numbers For October
11/12/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/12/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/09/2007:   General Officer Assignments
11/09/2007:   Detainee Transfer Announced
11/09/2007:   Soldier Missing in Action from the Korean War is Identified
11/08/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/08/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/08/2007:   General Officer Assignments
11/08/2007:   General Officer Announcement
11/07/2007:   DoD Announces Civilian Awards
11/07/2007:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of November 7, 2007
11/07/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/07/2007:   Korea-U.S. Security Meeting Joint Communique Announced
11/06/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/06/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
11/06/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/06/2007:   DoD Receives Chairman's Award From Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
11/06/2007:   Pilot Missing From the Vietnam War is Identified
11/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/05/2007:   DoD Announces 2007 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Awards
11/05/2007:   DoD Announces Force Adjustment
11/04/2007:   Detainee Transfer Announced
11/02/2007:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualties
11/02/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/01/2007:   General Officer Announcements
11/01/2007:   Navy Terminates Littoral Combat Ship (LCS 4) Contract

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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.