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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.

12/31/2003:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/31/2003:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/31/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/31/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/31/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of December 31, 2003
12/30/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/30/2003:   Military Commission Review Panel Members to be Designated and Instruction Issued
12/30/2003:   Appointing Authority Decision Made
12/30/2003:   Military Commission Legal Advisor Announced
12/29/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/29/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/29/2003:   Flag Officer Assignment
12/28/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/27/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/27/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/26/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/26/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/26/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/26/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/24/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/24/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of December 24, 2003
12/23/2003:   DoD Statement on Anthrax
12/23/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/23/2003:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENT
12/22/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/22/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/19/2003:   Two Servicemen Missing in Action in Vietnam Identified
12/19/2003:   General Officer Assignment
12/18/2003:   Navy Announces Ohio Class SSGN Conversion Contract Award
12/18/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/18/2003:   Defense Counsel Assigned to Salim Ahmed Hamdan
12/17/2003:   Additional Stryker Brigade Acquistions Approved
12/17/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/17/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of December 17, 2003
12/16/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/15/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/15/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/15/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/15/2003:   USS Eisenhower Refueling and Complex Overhaul Contract Announced
12/14/2003:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on the Capture of Saddam Hussein
12/14/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/14/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/12/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/12/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/12/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/12/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/11/2003:   Flag Officer Assignment
12/11/2003:   Two DoD Acquisition Programs Win Awards
12/11/2003:   Aegis Missile Test Successful
12/11/2003:   Blue Angels 2004 Show Schedule Announced
12/11/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/11/2003:   General Officer Announcement
12/11/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/10/2003:   DoD Recognizes Manufacturing Technology Achievements
12/10/2003:   DTRA Chief's Departure Announced
12/10/2003:   General Officer Announcement
12/10/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of 10 Dec. 2003
12/09/2003:   DoD Hosts Annual Disability Awards Ceremony and Forum
12/09/2003:   GAO Upholds Government Tricare Award to HealthNet
12/09/2003:   Missile Defense Agency Chooses Missile Target Contractor
12/09/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/09/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/08/2003:   Sailor Missing from WWII Identified
12/08/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/08/2003:   Flag Officer Assignments
12/04/2003:   Beehler to Lead DoD Environmental Policy
12/04/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/04/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/03/2003:   DoD Assigns Legal Counsel for Guantanamo Detainee
12/03/2003:   Missile Defense Boost-Phase Contract Awarded
12/03/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/03/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of December 3, 2003
12/02/2003:   DoD Announces Detainee Allowed Access to Lawyer
12/02/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/01/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/01/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/01/2003:   General Officer Announcement

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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.