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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.

11/30/2010:   Second WMD-CST Team Certified for New York
11/30/2010:   'Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell' Report Released
11/30/2010:   General Officer Announcement
11/29/2010:   General Officer Announcements
11/28/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/26/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/25/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/24/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of November 23, 2010
11/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
11/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/22/2010:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal Year-To-Date 2011 Through October
11/19/2010:   DOD Announces Units for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation
11/19/2010:   2010 Phoenix Award Winner Announced
11/19/2010:   Army Releases October Suicide Data
11/19/2010:   DOD Establishes Wounded Warrior Task Force
11/19/2010:   General Officer Announcements
11/18/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/18/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/18/2010:   Defense Logistics Agency to Provide Holiday Meals for Troops
11/18/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/18/2010:   DOD Appoints New Director of the Defense Center of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury
11/18/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of November 16, 2010
11/18/2010:   Flag Officer Announcements
11/17/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
11/17/2010:   Air Force Announces Criteria for Basing of MQ-1/9 Ground Control Stations
11/17/2010:   Air Force Announces Criteria for Basing Light Mobility Aircraft
11/17/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/17/2010:   Navy to Commission Guided Missile Destroyer Gravely
11/17/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/17/2010:   General Officer Announcement
11/17/2010:   General Officer Announcements
11/16/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
11/16/2010:   Air Force Selects Preferred Alternative Base for C-17 Aircraft
11/15/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/15/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/15/2010:   Department of Defense Announces Selected Acquisition Reports
11/15/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/13/2010:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/13/2010:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty
11/12/2010:   Statement by Press Secretary Geoff Morrell on CRWG Report Leaks
11/12/2010:   Missing WWII Airman Identified
11/12/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/11/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/10/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/10/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of November 09, 2010
11/10/2010:   General Officer Announcements
11/10/2010:   Flag Officer Announcement
11/10/2010:   General Officer Announcements
11/10/2010:   Navy Commissions New Guided Missile Destroyer Jason Dunham
11/10/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/09/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/09/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/09/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/09/2010:   General Officer Announcements
11/09/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
11/08/2010:   Soldier Missing from Korean War Identified
11/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/07/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualties
11/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/05/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/05/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/03/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/03/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of November 2, 2010
11/03/2010:   Cyber Command Achieves Full Operational Capability
11/03/2010:   Navy to Christen Submarine California
11/02/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
11/02/2010:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
11/01/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
11/01/2010:   General Officer Announcement

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos, foreground, at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, foreground, during a meeting at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with U.S. military assigned to duty in Canada during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, signs the guestbook of Canadian Air Force Gen. Thomas J. Lawson, chief of Canada's defense staff, during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land in a field to extract U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers during Operation Cyclone in Passau village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 11, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 11, and the Georgian soldiers are assigned to Bravo Company, 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal
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  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
  • U.S. Marines prepare to demonstrate how to fire their weapons to Australian soldiers after hiking on Robertson Barracks in Northern Territory, Australia, April 15, 2014, to acclimate the to the area's humidity. The Marines are assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force Darwin.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. James Gulliver
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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.