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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.

12/31/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
12/28/2007:   Detainee Transfer Announced
12/28/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/28/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/27/2007:   Enhanced Health Information Sharing Supports Care of Wounded Warriors
12/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/26/2007:   General Officer Announcement
12/26/2007:   DoD Identifies AIr Force Casualty
12/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/21/2007:   Guantanamo Detainee Charged
12/21/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/21/2007:   General Officer Assignments
12/21/2007:   General Officer Announcement
12/20/2007:   Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates' Holiday Message
12/20/2007:   Soldier Missing in Action From Korean War is Identified
12/20/2007:   Findings and Recommendations of Task Force on the Future of Military Healthcare Released
12/20/2007:   Detainee Transfer Announced
12/19/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of December 19, 2007
12/19/2007:   General Officer Announcement
12/19/2007:   General Officer Assignments
12/19/2007:   Flag Officer Assignment
12/19/2007:   General Officer Announcements
12/18/2007:   Mrap Vehicle Orders Top 11,900
12/18/2007:   Air Force Officer Missing In Action From Vietnam War Is Identified
12/18/2007:   Weapons Of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team Certified
12/18/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/17/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/14/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/14/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/14/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/13/2007:   The United States Extends Strategic Nonproliferation Partnership with Kazakhstan
12/13/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
12/13/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/13/2007:   Comparative Testing Office Announces Projects for Fiscal 2008
12/12/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/12/2007:   Detainee Transfer Announced
12/12/2007:   Navy Commissions Amphibious Transport Dock Ship Mesa Verde
12/12/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of December 12, 2007
12/12/2007:   Airmen Missing in Action from Korean War are Identified
12/12/2007:   DoD Releases 2008 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates
12/11/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/11/2007:   General Officer Announcements
12/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/10/2007:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for November 2007
12/10/2007:   General Officer Announcement
12/10/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
12/07/2007:   DoD Evaluates Military Service Academies' Sexual Harassment and Violence Programs
12/06/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/05/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized, as of December 5, 2007
12/05/2007:   Marine Missing From Korean War is Identified
12/05/2007:   General Officer Announcement
12/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/04/2007:   DoD Announces New Manufacturing Technology Program
12/04/2007:   Department of Defense Disability Awards Ceremony and Forum
12/04/2007:   Soldier Missing from Korean War is Identified
12/04/2007:   General Officer Assignments
12/03/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/03/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/03/2007:   Army Soldier MIA From Vietnam War is Identified
12/03/2007:   DoD Announces Units for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation
12/03/2007:   DoD Announces Force Adjustments

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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.