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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.

02/29/2012:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of February 28, 2012
02/29/2012:   Flag Officer Announcement
02/29/2012:   General Officer Announcement
02/29/2012:   General Officer Announcement
02/27/2012:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal 2012, Through January
02/27/2012:   DOD and VA Secretaries Meet at Pentagon
02/27/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/27/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/26/2012:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty
02/24/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
02/24/2012:   Flag Officer Announcement
02/23/2012:   White House Hosts “A Nation’s Gratitude” Dinner to Honor Veterans of Operations Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn
02/22/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/22/2012:   Army Releases January Suicide Data
02/22/2012:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of February 21, 2012
02/21/2012:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta on the Treatment of Religious Materials at Bagram Airbase
02/21/2012:   Flag Officer Announcement
02/20/2012:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualties
02/19/2012:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
02/18/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/17/2012:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of February 14, 2012
02/17/2012:   General Officer Announcement
02/16/2012:   Navy Names Forward Deployed Ships to Rota, Spain
02/16/2012:   DOD Identifies Unit for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation
02/16/2012:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
02/15/2012:   DOD Announces Charges Referred Against Detainee Majid Shoukat Khan
02/15/2012:   DOD Identifies Modified Brigade Combat Teams for Deployment as Security Force Assistance Teams to Afghanistan
02/15/2012:   Navy Names Five New Ships
02/14/2012:   DOD Announces Charges Sworn Against Detainee Majid Shoukat Khan
02/14/2012:   2012-2016 JIEDDO Counter-IED Strategic Plan Released
02/14/2012:   Senior Executive Service Announcement
02/14/2012:   Flag Officer Announcement
02/13/2012:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/13/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/13/2012:   DOD Releases Military Intelligence Program Requested Top Line Budget for Fiscal 2013
02/13/2012:   Flag Officer Announcement
02/13/2012:   DOD Releases Fiscal 2013 Budget Proposal
02/10/2012:   Navy Names Littoral Combat Ship Gabrielle Giffords
02/10/2012:   Deadline for Overseas Service Photography Project Photo Submissions Approaches
02/09/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/09/2012:   DOD to Improve Nutrition Standards Across the Armed Services for the First Time in 20 Years
02/09/2012:   Department Opens More Military Positions to Women
02/09/2012:   General Officer Announcement
02/09/2012:   General Officer Announcement
02/09/2012:   Flag Officer Announcement
02/08/2012:   Installation Sustainability Agreement Signed
02/08/2012:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of February 7, 2012
02/08/2012:   General Officer Announcement
02/07/2012:   Senior Executive Service Announcement
02/06/2012:   General Officer Announcement
02/06/2012:   General Officer Announcement
02/06/2012:   Flag Officer Announcement
02/04/2012:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/02/2012:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/01/2012:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of January 31, 2012
02/01/2012:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

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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.

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