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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.

04/30/2003:   DEPARTMENT OF NAVY TRANSFERS VIEQUES PROPERTY
04/30/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES U.S. ARMY EUROPE FACILITIES RETURNED TO GERMANY
04/30/2003:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF APRIL 30, 2003
04/29/2003:   DOD ENHANCES POST-DEPLOYMENT HEALTH ASSESSMENTS
04/29/2003:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
04/29/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/28/2003:   15TH SERGEANT MAJOR OF THE MARINE CORPS NAMED
04/28/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES AIRMAN KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN
04/28/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/28/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
04/26/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/25/2003:   SECRETARY OF THE ARMY THOMAS E. WHITE RESIGNS
04/25/2003:   FIRST JOINT PROGRAM EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL DEFENSE FORMED
04/25/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/25/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/25/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
04/25/2003:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/24/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
04/24/2003:   DEFENSE PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION PLAN APPROVED
04/24/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENT
04/23/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES AIR FORCE CASUALTY
04/23/2003:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF APRIL 23, 2003
04/23/2003:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
04/21/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
04/18/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/18/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
04/18/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES AIR FORCE CASUALTY
04/18/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
04/17/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTY
04/17/2003:   DoD, VA AGREE ON JOINT STRATEGIC PLANNING INITIATIVE
04/16/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN MARINE CASUALTY STATUS
04/16/2003:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF APRIL 16, 2003
04/15/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/15/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
04/15/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/15/2003:   DOD COMPLIES WITH NEW HIPAA PRIVACY STANDARDS
04/15/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
04/14/2003:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
04/14/2003:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/14/2003:   DOD CHANGES MARINE'S CASUALTY STATUS
04/13/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN MARINE CASUALTY STATUS
04/13/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
04/13/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN ARMY CASUALTY STATUS
04/13/2003:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE IDENTIFIES NAVY CASUALTY
04/12/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN MARINE CASUALTY STATUS
04/12/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/12/2003:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
04/12/2003:   DOD RELEASES SELECTED ACQUISITION REPORTS FOR DECEMBER 2002 PERIOD
04/11/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN MARINE CASUALTY STATUS
04/09/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES AIR FORCE CASUALTY
04/09/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/09/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/09/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTY
04/09/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTY
04/09/2003:   NAVY TO COMMISSION NEW GUIDED-MISSILE DESTROYER MASON
04/09/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/09/2003:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF APRIL 9, 2003
04/08/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/08/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
04/08/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/08/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/08/2003:   DOD IDENTITIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/07/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
04/07/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTY
04/07/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/07/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/07/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES NON-HOSTILE ARMY CASUALTY
04/07/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/07/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES CASUALTIES IN BLACK HAWK CRASH
04/06/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTY
04/05/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
04/05/2003:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENT
04/05/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN ARMY CASUALTY STATUS
04/04/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/04/2003:   DOD RELEASES PENTAGON FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER REPORT
04/04/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/04/2003:   EIGHTH ROUND OF BUSINESS INITIATIVES APPROVED
04/03/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
04/03/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE KILLED IN ACTION
04/02/2003:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTY
04/02/2003:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES ARMY CASUALTY
04/02/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/02/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS AND PROMOTION
04/02/2003:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF APRIL 2, 2003
04/02/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS AND PROMOTIONS
04/01/2003:   MISSING SOLDIER RESCUED
04/01/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINES KILLED IN ACTION
04/01/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF'S ANNUAL AWARD FOR INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE
04/01/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
04/01/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY

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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.