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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.

03/31/2000:   SUPER HORNET MILESTONE III EXIT CRITERIA MET
03/31/2000:   RUDY DE LEON SWORN IN AS DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE
03/30/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/29/2000:   AIR FORCE STUDY STRENGTHENS LINK BETWEEN AGENT ORANGE AND DIABETES
03/28/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/24/2000:   U.S. Military to Begin Phased Withdrawal of Humanitarian Assistance Forces in Mozambique
03/24/2000:   SECRETARY COHEN CALLS FOR ACTION PLAN TO REDUCE HARASSMENT
03/24/2000:   NEW DEFENSE DEPARTMENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TASK FORCE CONDUCTS AN EXTENSIVE PROGRAM REVIEW
03/24/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENT
03/23/2000:   SECRETARY OF THE NAVY ANNOUNCES HONORARY MEMBER PROGRAM
03/22/2000:   REPORT PROBES CAUSE OF GULF WAR MARINE'S INJURY
03/22/2000:   ANNUAL CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL DEFENSE REPORT TO CONGRESS RELEASED
03/21/2000:   RETROACTIVE COMBAT ACTION RIBBON ELIGIBILITY FOR NAVAL VETERANS FROM 1941 TO 1961 ANNOUNCED
03/21/2000:   NAVY CHRISTENS NEWEST AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP
03/20/2000:   MILITARY STRENGTH FIGURES FOR JANUARY 31, 2000 SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
03/16/2000:   FY2000 ADVANCED CONCEPT TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATIONS ANNOUNCED
03/16/2000:   MIA REMAINS RECOVERY EFFORTS TO BEGIN IN SOUTH KOREA
03/15/2000:   NUNN-PERRY AWARDS FOR SMALL BUSINESS MENTOR-PROTEGE PROGRAM ANNOUNCED
03/14/2000:   VIETNAM WAR REMAINS IDENTIFIED
03/10/2000:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
03/09/2000:   FIRST DOD RESERVE FORCES FAMILY READINESS STRATEGIC PLAN UNVEILED
03/09/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/08/2000:   DOD AND EPA PARTNERSHIP COMPLETES INTERIM FINAL UXO MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES DOCUMENT
03/08/2000:   POSSIBLE FOREIGN MILITARY SALE OF AGM-142D AIR-TO-GROUND MISSILES TO ISRAEL ANNOUNCED
03/08/2000:   POSSIBLE FOREIGN MILITARY SALE OF LANTIRN, SHARPSHOOTER PODS, AND OTHER EQUIPMENT TO EGYPT ANNOUNCED
03/07/2000:   POSSIBLE FOREIGN MILITARY SALE HAWK MISSILES TO TECRO ANNOUNCED
03/07/2000:   POSSIBLE FOREIGN MILITARY SALE OF RADAR CONVERSIONS TO TECRO ANNOUNCED
03/06/2000:   POSSIBLE FOREIGN MILITARY SALE TO GERMANY ANNOUNCED
03/06/2000:   NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY PUBLISHED
03/03/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
03/02/2000:   NDU ESTABLISHES CHINESE MILITARY AFFAIRS STUDY CENTER
03/02/2000:   NEW DEFENSE PROCUREMENT DIRECTOR NAMED
03/02/2000:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
03/01/2000:   NEW POLICY ON COMMERCIAL SECURITY PRODUCTS ANNOUNCED

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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.