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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.

04/29/2005:   Secretary of Defense 2004 Environmental Award Winners Named
04/29/2005:   DoD Announces Partnership Award for DMDC
04/29/2005:   General Officer Announcements
04/29/2005:   General Officer Announcement
04/29/2005:   General Officer Assignments
04/29/2005:   DoD Announces Appointments to Guard and Reserve Commission
04/29/2005:   DoD Announces Appointments to Guard and Reserve Commission
04/28/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/28/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/28/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/27/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/27/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/27/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/27/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of April 27, 2005
04/27/2005:   DoD Issues Call for National Foreign Language Capabilities
04/26/2005:   Detainee Transfer Announced
04/26/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/25/2005:   Vietnam War Missing in Action Servicemen Identified
04/25/2005:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
04/25/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/25/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/23/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/22/2005:   General Officer Announcements
04/21/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/21/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/21/2005:   General Officer Announcements
04/20/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/20/2005:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/20/2005:   General Officer Assignment
04/20/2005:   U.S. MIA Team Visit to North Korea Announced
04/20/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of April 20, 2005
04/19/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/19/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/19/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/19/2005:   General Officer Assignments
04/19/2005:   Detainee Transfer Announced
04/18/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/18/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/18/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/18/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/18/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/15/2005:   New Plague Vaccine Agreement Signed
04/15/2005:   DoD Announces Change-in-Status of Army Soldiers
04/15/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/14/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/14/2005:   Flag Officer Announcement
04/13/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/13/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of April 13, 2005
04/13/2005:   Vietnam War Missing in Action Servicemen Identified
04/13/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/12/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/12/2005:   General Officer Announcement
04/12/2005:   General Officer Assignments
04/12/2005:   WWII Missing in Action Serviceman Identified
04/12/2005:   DoD Reports to Congress on Environmental Progress
04/11/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties and Soldiers as Whereabouts Unknown
04/11/2005:   Pentagon Channel Reaches One Million Military Viewers in U.S.
04/11/2005:   Department of Defense Releases Selected Acquisition Reports
04/11/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/11/2005:   Wynne, Gov. Bush to Brief Media at Joint Services Environmental Management Conference in Tampa
04/09/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/08/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/08/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/08/2005:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/07/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/07/2005:   DoD, NDIA Environmental Conference in Tampa
04/07/2005:   DoD Announces Criteria for Two New Campaign Medals
04/07/2005:   General Officer Announcements
04/06/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of April 6, 2005
04/06/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/06/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/06/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/05/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/05/2005:   DoD to Award $11.4 Million for Science and Engineering Research
04/05/2005:   DoD to Participate in National Alcohol Screening Day
04/05/2005:   General Officer Announcement
04/05/2005:   General Officer Announcements
04/05/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/04/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/04/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/04/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/04/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/04/2005:   General Officer Assignments
04/04/2005:   General Officer Assignments
04/04/2005:   General Officer Assignments
04/01/2005:   General Officer Announcements
04/01/2005:   Flag Officer Announcements
04/01/2005:   Flag Officer Announcements
04/01/2005:   Flag Officer Announcement
04/01/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/01/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine 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.