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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.

03/29/1996:   FRANKLIN KRAMER CONFIRMED ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS
03/29/1996:   DARKSTAR'S FIRST FLIGHT IS SUCCESSFUL
03/29/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/29/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/29/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/29/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/28/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/28/1996:   GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER USS BENFOLD (DDG 65) COMMISSIONING CEREMONY AT BROADWAY PIER, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
03/28/1996:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR DECEMBER 31, 1995
03/27/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/27/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/27/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/26/1996:   STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM J. PERRY ON THE DEATH OF DAVID PACKARD
03/26/1996:   ARMY SECRETARY WEST TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITY CONFERENCE
03/25/1996:   MAJOR GENERAL GLEN W. VAN DYKE APPOINTED TO RESERVE FORCES POLICY BOARD
03/25/1996:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE APPROVES MAJOR RESTRUCTURING OF DEFENSE ACQUISITION POLICY PROCEDURES
03/25/1996:   AIRLIFT TO RWANDA TRIBUNAL
03/22/1996:   CHINESE DEFENSE MINISTER VISIT POSTPONED
03/21/1996:   AIR FORCE TO UPGRADE B-2 TEST FLIGHT AIRCRAFT
03/21/1996:   STATEMENT BY DEFENSE SECRETARY WILLIAM J. PERRY REGARDING ARMY'S TASK FORCE ON EXTREMIST ACTIVITIES REPORT
03/21/1996:   ARMY TASK FORCE REPORT ON EXTREMIST ACTIVITY
03/15/1996:   SITE SELECTED FOR SOUTHERN COMMAND HEADQUARTERS
03/15/1996:   DEFENSE ACQUISITION PILOT PROGRAMS FORECAST COST/SCHEDULE SAVINGS OF UP TO 50 PERCENT FROM ACQUISITION REFORM
03/15/1996:   DIRECTOR OF DEFENSE INVESTIGATIVE SERVICE NAMED
03/14/1996:   PRESIDENT TO HONOR TROOPS WHO SERVED IN HAITI
03/14/1996:   NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIVERSITY RELEASES STRATEGIC ASSESSMENT 1996
03/11/1996:   DOD AWARDS $20 MILLION FOR SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING RESEARCH
03/11/1996:   RESERVE UNITS IDENTIFIED FOR TRAINING AND POSSIBLE DEPLOYMENT TO SUPPORT OPERATION JOINT ENDEAVOR
03/08/1996:   DOD RELEASES RESULTS OF 1995 SURVEY OF HEALTH RELATED BEHAVIORS
03/07/1996:   (CORRECTED) NAVY ANNOUNCES CHRISTENING OF COASTAL MINE HUNTER SHIP CARDINAL (MHC 60)
03/07/1996:   DOD ISSUES FIRST TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY
03/07/1996:   NAVY SUPER HORNET PROGRAM RECEIVES ACQUISITION AWARD
03/06/1996:   U.S. AIR FORCE FIGHTER AIRCRAFT DEPLOY TO JORDAN
03/05/1996:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AND NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE SIGN COLLABORATIVE CANCER RESEARCH AGREEMENT
03/05/1996:   DoD AWARDS $30 MILLION FOR SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING EDUCATION
03/04/1996:   Secretary of Defense William J. Perry
03/04/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/04/1996:   DEFENSE COMMISSARY AGENCY NOMINATED
03/04/1996:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/04/1996:   FISCAL YEAR 1997 MILITARY CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM

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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.