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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.

08/30/2006:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of August 30, 2006
08/30/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/30/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/29/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/29/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/29/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/29/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/29/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/29/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/29/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/29/2006:   DoD Selects Tribal Colleges and Universities
08/29/2006:   General Officer Assignments
08/28/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/28/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/28/2006:   Flag Officer Assignments
08/26/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/26/2006:   Detainee Transfer Announced
08/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/24/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/24/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/24/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/24/2006:   Detainee Transfer Announced
08/24/2006:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
08/24/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/23/2006:   Missing World War II Airmen Identified
08/23/2006:   Navy Commissions Attack Submarine Texas
08/23/2006:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of August 23, 2006
08/23/2006:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
08/23/2006:   DoD Announces Installation Realignment in Germany
08/22/2006:   DoD Key Supporter of New Health Quality Initiatives
08/22/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/22/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/22/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
08/22/2006:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
08/22/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/21/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/21/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/20/2006:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
08/18/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/18/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/18/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/18/2006:   General Officer Assignment
08/18/2006:   Flag Officer Assignments
08/17/2006:   Flag Officer Assignment
08/17/2006:   Flag Officer Assignment
08/16/2006:   Navy Christens New Amphibious Assault Ship Makin Island
08/16/2006:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of August 16, 2006
08/15/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/15/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/15/2006:   General Officer Assignments
08/14/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/14/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/11/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/11/2006:   DoD Announces Army Casualties
08/11/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/10/2006:   Soldier Missing in Action From the Korean War is Identified
08/10/2006:   DoD Releases Selected Acquisition Reports
08/10/2006:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for July
08/09/2006:   DoD Announces Newman's Own Awards
08/09/2006:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of August 9, 2006
08/08/2006:   Missing WWII Marine is Identified
08/08/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/07/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/07/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/06/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/05/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/04/2006:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
08/04/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/04/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/04/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/03/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/03/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/03/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/03/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/03/2006:   General Officer Announcement
08/02/2006:   DoD Announces Units for Next Afghanistan Rotation
08/02/2006:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of August 2, 2006
08/02/2006:   2006 Maintenance Award Winners Announced
08/02/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/01/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/01/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
08/01/2006:   Flag Officer Assignments

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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.