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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.

06/30/2011:   Additional Phases Identified for Iraq and Afghanistan Campaign Medals
06/30/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/29/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/29/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/29/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/29/2011:   General Officer Announcement
06/28/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/28/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/28/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/28/2011:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal Year-To-Date 2011, Through May
06/28/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/28/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/28/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
06/27/2011:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty
06/27/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/27/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/25/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/24/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 21, 2011
06/24/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/23/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/23/2011:   New Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Announced
06/23/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/22/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/22/2011:   Airmen Missing In Action from WWII Identified
06/22/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/21/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/21/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/20/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/20/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/20/2011:   Airman Missing in Action From WWII Identified
06/20/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/18/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/17/2011:   Army Announces Site for National Museum
06/17/2011:   DOD Announces Units for Upcoming Afghanistan Deployment
06/17/2011:   Airman Missing from Vietnam War Identified
06/17/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/17/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/17/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
06/16/2011:   Army Promotes Missing-Captured Soldier
06/16/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/16/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 14, 2011
06/16/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/16/2011:   Army Released May Suicide Data
06/16/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/15/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/15/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/15/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/14/2011:   General Officer Announcement
06/14/2011:   General Officer Announcement
06/14/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
06/13/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/13/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/13/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/13/2011:   Soldier Missing from Korean War Identified
06/13/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/13/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/10/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/10/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/09/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/09/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/09/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/09/2011:   General Officer Announcement
06/09/2011:   General Officer Announcement
06/08/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/08/2011:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 7, 2011
06/08/2011:   $37.8 Million Awarded To Universities For Research Equipment
06/07/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/07/2011:   Missing Vietnam War Airman Identified
06/07/2011:   Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Pocket Guide Mobile Application Now Available
06/07/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/07/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/07/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/07/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/07/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/07/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcement
06/06/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/04/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/02/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 31, 2011
06/02/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/02/2011:   General Officer Announcement
06/01/2011:   Navy Commissions New Guided Missile Destroyer William P. Lawrence
06/01/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/01/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties

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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.