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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.

02/29/2008:   U.S. and China Sign POW and MIA Arrangement
02/29/2008:   Flag Officer Announcements
02/29/2008:   Charges Referred Against Detainee al Darbi
02/28/2008:   General Officer Assignments
02/28/2008:   Flag Officer Announcements
02/28/2008:   General Officer Announcements
02/28/2008:   General Officer Assignment
02/27/2008:   Navy Christens Amphibious Transport Dock Ship New York
02/27/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of February 27, 2008
02/27/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/27/2008:   Senior Executive Service Appointments
02/26/2008:   Charges Referred on Detainee al Bahlul
02/26/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/26/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/26/2008:   General Officer Announcement
02/25/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/25/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/25/2008:   General/Flag Officer Announcements
02/25/2008:   General Counsel Returns To Private Life
02/25/2008:   Satellite Debris Analysis Indicates Hydrazine Tank Hit
02/22/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/22/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
02/22/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/21/2008:   General Officer Assignments
02/20/2008:   DoD Announces Winners of Annual Modeling and Simulation Awards for Excellence
02/20/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of February 20, 2008
02/20/2008:   DoD Succeeds In Intercepting Non-Functioning Satellite
02/19/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
02/19/2008:   General Officer Announcement
02/15/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
02/15/2008:   Missing WWII Airmen Are Identified
02/15/2008:   General Officer Announcements
02/15/2008:   General Officer Announcements
02/15/2008:   General Officer Announcement
02/14/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/14/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/14/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
02/14/2008:   DoD To Engage Decaying Satellite
02/13/2008:   Flag Officer Announcements
02/13/2008:   Flag Officer Announcements
02/13/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of February 13, 2008
02/12/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/12/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
02/12/2008:   DoD and GSA Partnership To Protect Sensitive Data Saves Government Millions Through Cost Avoidance
02/11/2008:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for January 2008
02/11/2008:   Sept. 11 Co-Conspirators Charged
02/09/2008:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
02/08/2008:   Military Commissions Charges Referred
02/08/2008:   Military Commissions Charges Referred
02/08/2008:   General Officer Announcements
02/07/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/07/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
02/06/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/06/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/06/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of February 6, 2008
02/06/2008:   Flag Officer Announcement
02/05/2008:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualties
02/05/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/05/2008:   Navy to Christen USNS Robert E. Peary
02/05/2008:   Senior Executive Service Appointments
02/05/2008:   General Officer Announcements
02/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/04/2008:   Fiscal Year 2009 Department Of Defense Budget Released
02/02/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/02/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
02/01/2008:   Flag Officer Announcements
02/01/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments

Featured Photos More »

  • 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.