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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.

04/30/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/30/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/30/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/30/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Mobilized as of April 30, 2008
04/30/2008:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
04/30/2008:   Navy Announces Commissioning of Submarine North Carolina
04/30/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/30/2008:   General Officer Announcement
04/30/2008:   Soldiers Missing from the Korean War are Identified
04/29/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/25/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/25/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/25/2008:   DoD Announces Winners of the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards
04/25/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/25/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/25/2008:   General Officer Assignments
04/25/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/25/2008:   Missing WWII Airmen are Identified
04/25/2008:   Flag Officer Announcement
04/24/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/24/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/24/2008:   Navy Re-Establishes U.S. Fourth Fleet
04/23/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/23/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of April 23, 2008
04/23/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/22/2008:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
04/22/2008:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
04/22/2008:   Navy Awards Northrop Grumman Unmanned Aircraft System Contract
04/22/2008:   Flag Officer Announcements
04/22/2008:   Senior Executive Service Appointment
04/21/2008:   Campaign Stars to Adorn Afghanistan and Iraq Campaign Medals
04/21/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/21/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/21/2008:   General Officer Assignments
04/21/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/19/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/18/2008:   General Officers Announcements
04/18/2008:   General Officer Announcements
04/18/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/17/2008:   General and Flag Officer Announcements
04/17/2008:   First Enlistment Contract with Biometric Signature
04/17/2008:   New Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine to Lead Way in Caring for Wounded
04/16/2008:   DoD Releases List of Qualified Competitors For The $1 Million Wearable Power Prize
04/16/2008:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of April 16, 2008
04/15/2008:   Senior Executive Service Appointment
04/15/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/15/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/15/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/14/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/14/2008:   DoD Announces Winners Of The Commander In Chief’s Annual Award For Installation Excellence
04/11/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/11/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/11/2008:   Kansas, Kentucky First States to Sign Compact on Education Transition for Military Children
04/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
04/10/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/10/2008:   Soldier Missing in Action from The Korean War is Identified
04/10/2008:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for March 2008
04/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/09/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/09/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of April 9, 2008
04/09/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/09/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/08/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/08/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/08/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/08/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/08/2008:   Senior Executive Service Appointments
04/07/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/07/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/07/2008:   Charges Referred Against Detainee Mohammed Kamin
04/07/2008:   Department of Defense Releases Selected Acquisition Reports
04/05/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
04/04/2008:   Soldiers Missing From the Korean War are Identified
04/03/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/03/2008:   Navy to Christen The USNS Amelia Earhart
04/02/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/02/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Mobilized as of April 2, 2008
04/02/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/01/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/01/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/01/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/01/2008:   Flag Officer Announcements

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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.