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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.

07/31/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/31/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/31/2007:   2007 Maintenance Award Winners Announced
07/31/2007:   DoD Announces Force Adjustments
07/31/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/30/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/30/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/30/2007:   New Joint Qualification System Enhances Officer Management
07/30/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/27/2007:   Flag Officer Announcements
07/27/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/26/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/26/2007:   General Officer Announcement
07/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
07/25/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of July 25, 2007
07/25/2007:   General Officer Announcements
07/24/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/24/2007:   U.S. Nuclear Weapons Strategy Delivered To Congress
07/24/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/24/2007:   General Officer Announcements
07/24/2007:   Flag Officer Announcements
07/24/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/23/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/23/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/23/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/21/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/20/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/20/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/20/2007:   Missing WWII Sailor is Identified
07/20/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/20/2007:   DoD Announces 2007 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award Recipients
07/20/2007:   General Officer Announcement
07/19/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/19/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/19/2007:   DoD and DNI Chief Information Officers Establish Shared Vision for a Joint Services Based Environment to Enable Information Sharing
07/19/2007:   Soldiers Missing in Action from the Korean War are Identified
07/18/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualties
07/18/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/18/2007:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of July 18, 2007
07/18/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/18/2007:   Marine Missing From Vietnam War Is Identified
07/17/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/17/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/17/2007:   DoD Increases R&R Policy
07/16/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/16/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/16/2007:   Search Underway for WWII Japanese MIAs in Alaska
07/16/2007:   General Officer Assignments
07/16/2007:   DoD Moves Forward With Next Steps For Spectrum Relocation
07/16/2007:   General Officer Assignment
07/16/2007:   Detainee Transfer Announced
07/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2007:   DoD Announces Certification of WMD-CST Team for South Dakota
07/13/2007:   General Officer Announcement
07/12/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/11/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of July 11, 2007
07/11/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/11/2007:   Flag Officer Announcement
07/11/2007:   DoD Announces Installation Realignments in Germany
07/11/2007:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
07/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/10/2007:   Marine Missing In Action From Korean War Is Identified
07/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/10/2007:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for June
07/10/2007:   First Africa Command Commander Nominated
07/10/2007:   General Officer Announcement
07/10/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/09/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/09/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/09/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/09/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/08/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/08/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/08/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/08/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/08/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/08/2007:   Department of Defense Press Statement
07/07/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualties
07/06/2007:   Flag Officer Announcements
07/06/2007:   General Officer Assignments
07/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/05/2007:   DoD Announces "Wearable Power" Prize Competition
07/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/05/2007:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of July 5, 2007
07/03/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/03/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/03/2007:   General Officer Assignments
07/03/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/02/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/02/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/02/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greets Mexican Brig. Gen. Uriel Rios as U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Simeon G. Trombitas, senior defense official in Mexico, looks on upon Hagel's arrival in Mexico City, April 23, 2014. Rios is a liaison officer to the Mexican secretariat of national defense. Hagel will attend a defense ministerial conference with Mexico, Canada and the United States before traveling to Guatemala. Earlier in the day, Hagel toured Fort Bragg, N.C. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • First Lady Michelle Obama greets service members after participating in a "Joining Forces" event on Fort Campbell, Ky., April 23, 2014. During the event, Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, launched the Veterans Service Center, the first online one-stop shopping tool for veterans, transitioning service members and spouses seeking jobs.
 White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon
  • President Barack Obama views the scene of the mudslide in Oso, Wash., from Marine One, April 22, 2014. Obama later met privately with families who lost loved ones. White House photo by Pete Souza
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosts an honor cordon for French army Gen. Pierre de Villiers, chief of the defense staff, at the Pentagon, April 23, 2014. The two leaders later discussed bilateral defense topics.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class John Delong tracks with another parachutist during free fall training on Naval Station Rota Spain in Rota, Spain, April 14, 2014. Delong is assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8.  U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Nathaniel Spencer
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michael Milano jumps over a wall during a mock helicopter raid as part of weapons and tactics instructor course Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., April 9, 2014. Milano is an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Marine Division's India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher A. Mendoza
  • U.S. Air Force and Marine engineers insulate the roof at the Edward P. Yorke school during New Horizons 2014 in Belize City, Belize, April 18, 2014. U.S. Southern Command sponsored the exercise, during which civil engineers from the United States and Belize will construct three school additions in Belize City and one in Hattieville.  U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kelly Ogden
  • U.S. Army Spc. Steven Dixon, left, and U.S. Army Capt. Harjind Sidhu examine a patient's teeth during New Horizons Belize 2014 in Progresso, Belize, April 11, 2014. Dixon is a dental technician and Sidhu is a dentist. The medical training exercise gives U.S. and Canadian military doctors and nurses the opportunity to work with their Belize counterparts to provide free care to Belizeans. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar
  • Army 2nd Lt. John Bergman low crawls through a water obstacle during the 31st annual Best Ranger Competition at Camp Rogers on Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Bergman is assigned to the 25th Infantry Division. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austin Berner
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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.