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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.

02/27/1997:   DOT AND DOD ASSURE GPS ACCESS FOR CIVIL USERS
02/27/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
02/26/1997:   UNITED STATES - SAUDI ARABIA JOINT STATEMENT
02/25/1997:   PREDATOR UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE CRASHES DURING TAKEOFF
02/25/1997:   Remarks by Deputy Secretary White on National Defense into the 21st Century
02/25/1997:   KHAMISIYAH INTERIM NARRATIVE RELEASED
02/21/1997:   SURVEY DATA SHOWS PATIENT SATISFACTION WITH TRICARE PRIME MILITARY HEALTH CARE PROGRAM
02/21/1997:   DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE RECEIVES PHASE I INSPECTOR GENERAL REPORT ON TRAINING OF FOREIGN MILITARY PERSONNEL
02/20/1997:   GLOBAL HAWK UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE UNVEILED
02/20/1997:   SCHEDULED DEPLOYMENTS TO BOSNIA ANNOUNCED
02/19/1997:   DOD ANNOUNCES SPOUSE EMPLOYMENT AWARDS
02/19/1997:   DOD AWARDS $47.6 MILLION FOR SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING EDUCATION
02/18/1997:   LOW COST CRUISE MISSILE DEFENSE PROGRAM STUDIES ANNOUNCED
02/14/1997:   Remarks as Prepared for Delivery - Ft. Myer, Va. February 14, 1997
02/13/1997:   DOD SMALL BUSINESS CONTRACTS SET RECORD IN FY 1996
02/13/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
02/13/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
02/13/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
02/13/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
02/13/1997:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
02/13/1997:   RETURN OF OVERSEAS BASES ANNOUNCED
02/11/1997:   DOD, ERIM AND INTERMAP TECHNOLOGIES SIGN INNOVATIVE AGREEMENT
02/06/1997:   AIRPOWER EXPEDITIONARY FORCE (AEF) DEPLOYMENT TO QATAR
02/06/1997:   OPERATIONS TO END AT PIRINCLIK AIR BASE, TURKEY
02/06/1997:   SECRETARY COHEN APPOINTS NATIONAL DEFENSE PANEL
02/06/1997:   NAVY ANNOUNCES COMMISSIONING OF COASTAL MINE HUNTER SHIP FALCON (MHC 59)
02/06/1997:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE BUDGET FOR FY 1998
02/06/1997:   BUDGET FOR FY 1998 MILITARY CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM ANNOUNCED
02/05/1997:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE APPROVES VOLUNTARY INTERMODAL SEALIFT AGREEMENT (VISA)
02/04/1997:   NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIVERSITY RELEASES STRATEGIC ASSESSMENT 1997
02/04/1997:   U.S. ARMY PARACHUTE TEAM, GOLDEN KNIGHTS, 1997 SCHEDULE

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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.