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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.

05/31/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/31/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/31/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/31/2005:   Vietnam War Missing In Action Serviceman Identified
05/30/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/30/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/28/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/28/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/28/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/28/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/27/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/27/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/27/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/27/2005:   General Officer Announcement
05/26/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/25/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/25/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/25/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/25/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/25/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/25/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of May 25, 2005
05/24/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/24/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/24/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/24/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/24/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/24/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/24/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/24/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/24/2005:   Remains of American MIAS Found in North Korea
05/23/2005:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/23/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/20/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/20/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/20/2005:   Vietnam War Missing in Action Serviceman Identified
05/19/2005:   Pentagon Channel Celebrates One-Year Anniversary
05/19/2005:   Navy to Christen New Dry Cargo/Ammunition Ship USNS Lewis and Clark
05/18/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/18/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/18/2005:   General Officer Announcement
05/18/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of May 18, 2005
05/17/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/17/2005:   Donley Tapped As Director, Administration and Management
05/17/2005:   General Officer Announcement
05/16/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/16/2005:   General Officer Announcement
05/16/2005:   General Officer Assignments
05/16/2005:   General Officer Announcement
05/15/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/13/2005:   Dod Identifies Army Casualty
05/13/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/13/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/13/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/13/2005:   DoD Announces Gordon R. England as Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense
05/13/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/13/2005:   Fact Sheet Medical BRAC Recommendations for the National Capital Region
05/13/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/13/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/13/2005:   DoD BRAC Recommendations Expected to Save Nearly $50 Billion
05/12/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/12/2005:   DoD Announces Recruiting Effort for Afghanistan
05/12/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/11/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/11/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/11/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/11/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/11/2005:   DoD Host Presidents of Six Central American Countries
05/11/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/11/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of May 11, 2005
05/10/2005:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
05/10/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/10/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/10/2005:   General Officer Announcements
05/09/2005:   Navy's First Littoral Combat Ship Honors Freedom
05/09/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/09/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/09/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/09/2005:   General Officer Announcements
05/09/2005:   Flag Officer Announcements
05/06/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/06/2005:   DoD Releases Sexual Assault Data for 2004
05/06/2005:   General Officer Assignments
05/05/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/05/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/05/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/05/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/04/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/04/2005:   Statement from Pentagon Spokesman Lawrence Di Rita on Reports that Secretary Rumsfeld Recently Met with Hussein
05/04/2005:   Statement from Pentagon Spokesman Lawrence Di Rita on Reports that Secretary Rumsfeld met with Hussein
05/04/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of May 4, 2005
05/03/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/03/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/03/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/03/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/03/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/03/2005:   DoD to Resume Anthrax Vaccinations
05/02/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/02/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/02/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/02/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos, foreground, at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, foreground, during a meeting at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with U.S. military assigned to duty in Canada during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, signs the guestbook of Canadian Air Force Gen. Thomas J. Lawson, chief of Canada's defense staff, during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is given a MH-65D Dolphin helicopter weapons capabilities briefing during a visit to the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. Battaglia met with coast guardsmen, and gained an understanding for the squadron’s mission. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, explores the instrument panel of the Midnight Express, a tactical training boat, which is part of Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron, in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land in a field to extract U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers during Operation Cyclone in Passau village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 11, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 11, and the Georgian soldiers are assigned to Bravo Company, 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal
  • Operators aboard the Ocean Shield, an Australian navy ship, move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle into position to deploy it in the Indian Ocean, April 14, 2014. Using side-scan sonar, the Bluefin will descend to a depth of between 4,000 and 4,500 meters, or about 2.5 to 2.8 miles, and about 115 feet above the ocean floor. Joint Task Force 658 is supporting Operation Southern Indian Ocean, searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter D. Blair
  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
  • U.S. Marines prepare to demonstrate how to fire their weapons to Australian soldiers after hiking on Robertson Barracks in Northern Territory, Australia, April 15, 2014, to acclimate the to the area's humidity. The Marines are assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force Darwin.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. James Gulliver
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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.