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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.

12/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
12/29/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of 29 December 2004
12/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/29/2004:   General Officer Assignments
12/28/2004:   U.S. Military Support to Tsunami Relief Efforts
12/28/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/27/2004:   DoD Launches 2005 Health Related Behaviors Survey
12/27/2004:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
12/27/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
12/24/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/24/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/22/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of December 22, 2004
12/21/2004:   Navys Energy Program Receives Industry Leadership Award
12/20/2004:   Post-Government Service Employment Restriction Changes Announced
12/20/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
12/18/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/17/2004:   DoD Announces New Defense Training Institute Commandant
12/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/15/2004:   Navy Awards Contract Option for First Littoral Combat Ship
12/15/2004:   National Guard And Reserve Mobilized as of December 15, 2004
12/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/15/2004:   DoD Selects First Group for National Security Personnel System
12/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/14/2004:   Defense Department Conducts First Administrative Review Board
12/14/2004:   Rumsfeld Presents Two Distinguished Public Service Awards
12/14/2004:   2005 Basic Allowances For Housing Rates Announced
12/14/2004:   DoD Announces OEF/OIF Rotational Units
12/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
12/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
12/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/13/2004:   Flag Officer Announcement
12/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/09/2004:   Statement from Pentagon Spokesman Mr. Lawrence Di Rita on Question Posed at Town Hall Meeting
12/09/2004:   General Officer Assignments
12/09/2004:   Navy to Commission New Guided Missile Destroyer
12/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/08/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
12/08/2004:   Statement from Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld
12/08/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of December 8, 2004
12/07/2004:   DoD Identifes Army Casualty
12/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/06/2004:   New Attack Submarine Named New Mexico
12/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/06/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
12/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
12/06/2004:   General Officer Announcements
12/05/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/03/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
12/03/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/03/2004:   Iraq Reconstruction Passes 1,000 Project Milestone
12/03/2004:   General Officer Announcement
12/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/01/2004:   Department of Defense Announces Troop Extensions for Iraq
12/01/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of December 1, 2004
12/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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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.