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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.

07/31/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
07/30/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/30/2010:   Navy to Commission Submarine Missouri
07/30/2010:   General Officer Assignment
07/30/2010:   DOD Announces School Year 2010/2011 Child Care Fee Policy
07/30/2010:   General Officer Assignments
07/29/2010:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
07/29/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/29/2010:   Final Environmental Impact Statement for Guam and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Military Relocation Released
07/29/2010:   Air Force Announces MC12W Basing Proposal
07/29/2010:   Air Force Announces C-27J Basing Proposal
07/29/2010:   Air Force Announces F-16 Training Mission
07/29/2010:   Air Force Announces F-35 Basing Proposal
07/29/2010:   Air Force Announces F-22 Fleet Consolidation
07/29/2010:   Army Releases Health Promotion, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention Report
07/28/2010:   Air Force Announces F-35 Basing Proposal
07/28/2010:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated
07/27/2010:   DOD Announces Navy Casualty and Identifies Sailor Listed as Whereabouts Unknown
07/27/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments
07/26/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/26/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
07/26/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/26/2010:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/23/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/23/2010:   General Officer Assignments
07/22/2010:   Detainee Transfer Announced
07/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/22/2010:   General Officer Assignments
07/21/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/21/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/21/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of July 20, 2010
07/21/2010:   General Officer Announcement
07/21/2010:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/20/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/20/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/20/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/20/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/20/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/20/2010:   General Officer Announcement
07/20/2010:   Flag Officer Announcement
07/20/2010:   General Officer Announcement
07/20/2010:   General Officer Assignments
07/20/2010:   DOD to Resume Restructured Military Spouse Career Program
07/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
07/19/2010:   Detainee Transfer Announced
07/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/16/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
07/16/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
07/16/2010:   DOD Awards $227 Million in Research Funding
07/16/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/15/2010:   Army Releases June Suicide Data
07/14/2010:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of July 13, 2010
07/14/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/14/2010:   General Officer Announcements
07/14/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2010:   Detainee Transfer Announced
07/13/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/13/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/13/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/13/2010:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for June 2010
07/13/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments
07/12/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/12/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/12/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/12/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/12/2010:   DOD Announces Remaining Eight National Guard HRFs
07/12/2010:   Flag Officer Announcement
07/12/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/12/2010:   General Officer Announcement
07/12/2010:   General Officer Assignments
07/09/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
07/09/2010:   Flag Officer Assignment
07/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
07/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/07/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
07/07/2010:   Soldier Missing In Action from World War I Identified
07/07/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of July 06, 2010
07/07/2010:   Military Commission Guilty Plea
07/07/2010:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/03/2010:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty
07/03/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/03/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/03/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/03/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/02/2010:   Seven Missing WWII Airmen Identified
07/02/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/02/2010:   General Officer Assignment
07/02/2010:   General Officer Announcement
07/02/2010:   Flag Officer Announcements
07/01/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
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