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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.

09/30/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/28/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - SEPT. 28
09/28/2001:   NATIONAL GUARD TO SUPPORT AVIATION SECURITY
09/28/2001:   VIETNAM WAR MIA IDENTIFIED
09/27/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/27/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - SEPTEMBER 27
09/27/2001:   DEFENSE OF FREEDOM MEDAL UNVEILED
09/26/2001:   MILITARY LIMITS BLOOD COLLECTION BY CIVILIAN AGENCIES
09/26/2001:   MORE NAVAL AND AIR FORCE RESERVE CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY
09/26/2001:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
09/25/2001:   SECRETARY RUMSFELD STATEMENT ON HOUSE PASSAGE OF FY02 DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION BILL
09/25/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/25/2001:   MORE NATIONAL GUARD, RESERVE UNITS CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY
09/24/2001:   DOD AUTHORIZES STOP LOSS
09/24/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/24/2001:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/23/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/22/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/22/2001:   MORE NATIONAL GUARD, RESERVE CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY
09/21/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/21/2001:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE INVOKES FEED AND FORAGE ACT
09/20/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/20/2001:   NATIONAL GUARD, RESERVE MOBILIZATION ISSUED FOR MORE THAN 5,000
09/19/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/18/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/18/2001:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/17/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/16/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/15/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/15/2001:   U.S. CONCLUDES MILITARY TALKS WITH CHINA
09/15/2001:   CONTRACT AWARDED TO REBUILD PENTAGON
09/14/2001:   DOD RELEASES REVISED ESTIMATE OF UNACCOUNTED
09/14/2001:   DOD RELEASES NAMES OF ARMY UNACCOUNTED
09/14/2001:   DOD RELEASES NAMES OF DOD AGENCIES UNACCOUNTED
09/14/2001:   PARTIAL MOBILIZATION OF NATIONAL GUARD, RESERVE AUTHORIZED
09/14/2001:   FLIGHT DATA AND COCKPIT VOICE RECORDERS FOUND
09/13/2001:   DOD RELEASES LIST OF NAVY UNACCOUNTED
09/13/2001:   FINAL REPORT ON AL JABER AIR BASE RELEASED
09/13/2001:   FINAL REPORT CLOSES INVESTIGATION OF KUWAITI GIRLS' SCHOOL
09/13/2001:   DOD RELEASES INITIAL, PRELIMINARY ESTIMATE OF UNACCOUNTED
09/12/2001:   PENTAGON RECOVERY OPERATIONS CONTINUE
09/12/2001:   AIR FORCE RESPONSE TO TERRORIST ATTACKS
09/11/2001:   EMERGENCY RESPONSE AT THE PENTAGON
09/10/2001:   SECRETARY RUMSFELD LAUNCHES BATTLE AGAINST BUREAUCRACY
09/10/2001:   DOD SELECTS TRIBAL COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES FOR GRANTS
09/07/2001:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/07/2001:   DOD ANNOUNCES STRICTER BLOOD DONATION STANDARDS
09/07/2001:   EVAN G. GALBRAITH APPOINTED AS REPRESENTATIVE TO EUROPE
09/04/2001:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos, foreground, at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
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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.