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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.

07/30/2004:   First Combatant Status Tribunal Conducted at Guantanamo Today
07/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/30/2004:   DoD Releases Annual Report on "Procurement From Small and other Business Firms"
07/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/30/2004:   Combatant Status Tribunal Implementation Guidance Issued
07/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casuality
07/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/29/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/29/2004:   DoD Approves Army Plan to Reach Out to Sailors, Airmen
07/28/2004:   U.S. POW/MIA Official Cites Breakthrough in Vietnam
07/28/2004:   Navy Announces Christening of Submarine Texas
07/28/2004:   Tricare South Region to begin Transition August 1
07/28/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 28, 2004
07/27/2004:   Transfer of French Detainees Complete
07/27/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/27/2004:   General Officer Assignments
07/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/26/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
07/24/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/23/2004:   Agreement Reached on Moving U.S. Forces in Korea
07/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/22/2004:   General Officer Assignments
07/22/2004:   General Officer Announcements
07/21/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/21/2004:   DoD Wins Top Awards for Energy, Environmental Management
07/21/2004:   DoD Selects Tribal Colleges and Universities for Grants
07/21/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/21/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/21/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/21/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 21, 2004
07/20/2004:   Flag Officer Announcement
07/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/19/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
07/16/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/16/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/16/2004:   General Officer Announcement
07/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/14/2004:   Additional Military Commission Charges Referred
07/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/14/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 14, 2004
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
07/12/2004:   Flag Officer Announcements
07/12/2004:   DoD Radar Data Collection Effort Planned for Washington D.C.
07/12/2004:   General Officer Assignment
07/12/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
07/09/2004:   U.S. Microwave Radio Relay Sites to Close in United Kingdom
07/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/09/2004:   DoD Announces Marine's Return to Military Control
07/09/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
07/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/08/2004:   Transfer of Swedish Detainee Complete
07/07/2004:   Combatant Status Review Tribunal Order Issued
07/07/2004:   United States and Australia Sign Missile Defense Agreement
07/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/07/2004:   Presidential Military Order Applied to Nine more Combatants
07/07/2004:   General Officer Assignment
07/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/07/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 7, 2004
07/06/2004:   General Officer Assignments
07/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/06/2004:   DoD Tricare Regional Transitions Continue
07/03/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/02/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/01/2004:   DoD Announces Marine's Captured Status
07/01/2004:   Allied Countries Join Forces in Maritime Exercise
07/01/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment

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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.