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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.

05/30/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/30/2003:   General Officer Announcements
05/30/2003:   DASD Jennings Visits Papua New Guinea
05/29/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
05/28/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
05/28/2003:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF MAY 28, 2003
05/27/2003:   DOD APPOINTS REVIEW PANEL TO STUDY AIR FORCE ACADEMY MISCONDUCT ALLEGATIONS
05/27/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
05/27/2003:   MISSING NAVY CREWMEMBERS FOUND AND IDENTIFIED
05/27/2003:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
05/26/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
05/23/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES MISHAP REDUCTION INITIATIVE
05/23/2003:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES NEW COMPENSATION PROGRAM
05/23/2003:   ALDRIDGE ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF TANKER LEASE PROGRAM
05/23/2003:   OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM VETERANS RANG THE NYSE OPENING BELL
05/23/2003:   ADMIRAL GIAMBASTIANI NAMED SAC TRANSFORMATION
05/22/2003:   ARMED FORCES EPIDEMIOLOGICAL BOARD MEMBERS RECEIVE OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE MEDAL
05/22/2003:   CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL DEFENSE ANNUAL REPORT RELEASED
05/22/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
05/22/2003:   STATEMENT FROM SECRETARY DONALD H. RUMSFELD
05/22/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
05/22/2003:   KEY MILITARY COMMISSION OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED
05/22/2003:   PRE-QUALIFICATION OF MILITARY COMMISSIONS CIVILIAN DEFENSE COUNSELS BEGINS
05/22/2003:   DOD MOVES TO STREAMLINE PROGRAMMING AND BUDGETING PROCESS
05/22/2003:   OPERATION TRIBUTE TO FREEDOM" LAUNCHED
05/21/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
05/21/2003:   MILITARY MEDICAL PROGRAMS HONORED
05/21/2003:   FIRST KOREAN WAR UNKNOWN IDENTIFIED
05/21/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
05/21/2003:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF MAY 21, 2003
05/20/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
05/20/2003:   GENERAL AND FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
05/19/2003:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS - REAR ADMIRAL
05/19/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
05/19/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
05/16/2003:   RELEASE/TRANSFER OF DETAINEES COMPLETED
05/16/2003:   REVAMPED ARMED SERVICES EXCHANGE SYSTEM ANNOUNCED
05/16/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
05/15/2003:   DOD RELEASES ANNUAL REPORT ON PROCUREMENT, SMALL AND OTHER BUSINESS FIRMS
05/15/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
05/14/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTY
05/14/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
05/14/2003:   DOD NEW ACQUISITION POLICIES INSTITUTED
05/14/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES AIR FORCE CASUALTY
05/14/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
05/14/2003:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF MAY 14, 2003
05/13/2003:   DOD HOSTS ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH OBSERVANCES
05/13/2003:   UNIVERSITIES SELECTED FOR TRANSFORMATIONAL INITIATIVES AWARDS
05/13/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
05/12/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
05/12/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
05/11/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
05/09/2003:   UNDER SECRETARY FOR INTELLIGENCE OUTLINES TRANSFORMATION OF ANOTHER "SILENT SERVICE"
05/09/2003:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
05/09/2003:   TRANSFER OF DETAINEES COMPLETED
05/09/2003:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
05/08/2003:   DOD AND TREASURY ANNOUNCE FINANCIAL READINESS CAMPAIGN
05/07/2003:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
05/07/2003:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF MAY 7, 2003
05/06/2003:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
05/05/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
05/05/2003:   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD WINNERS
05/05/2003:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
05/02/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
05/02/2003:   DoD ISSUES MILITARY COMMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
05/02/2003:   STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE RUMSFELD
05/02/2003:   GENERAL 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.