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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.


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    Ryan Pitts Hall of Heroes Ceremony

    ℠2014 - Former SSG Ryan Pitts is the latest member of...

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    DoD News Now: 1500 July 22, 2014

    ℠2014 - Former SSG Ryan Pitts is the latest member of...

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    Coast Guard Rescues Possible Stroke Victim

    ℠2014 - A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescues a man...

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD News Now: 1300 July 22, 2014

    DoD News Now: 1300 July 22, 2014

    ℠2014 - Former SSG Ryan Pitts takes his place in the...

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.

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