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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.

09/30/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/30/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualties
09/30/2011:   General Officer Announcements
09/30/2011:   General Officer Announcements
09/30/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
09/30/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/29/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/29/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/29/2011:   New TRICARE Prime Enrollees Pay Adjusted Annual Fees
09/29/2011:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of September 27, 2011
09/29/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/29/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
09/28/2011:   Navy to Commission New Guided Missile Destroyer Spruance
09/28/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
09/28/2011:   DOD Announces Charges Referred Against Detainee Al Nashiri
09/27/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/26/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/26/2011:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of September 20, 2011
09/26/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/25/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
09/25/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/23/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/23/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
09/22/2011:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal Year-to-date 2011, Through August
09/22/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/22/2011:   General Officer Announcements
09/22/2011:   DOD Announces Return of Facilities in Germany
09/21/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/21/2011:   Deadline to Apply for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay Nears
09/21/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/20/2011:   McHugh Cites Major Improvements at Arlington National Cemetery
09/20/2011:   Airmen Missing In Action From WWII Identified
09/20/2011:   General Officer Announcement
09/19/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/19/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/18/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/16/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/16/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/16/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/16/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/16/2011:   General Officer Announcement
09/15/2011:   Army Releases August Suicide Data
09/15/2011:   DOD Announces Appointment of Reserve Forces Policy Board Chairman
09/14/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/14/2011:   DOD Releases Unified Command Plan 2011 Change 1
09/14/2011:   Navy to Christen Joint High Speed Vessel Spearhead
09/14/2011:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of September 13, 2011
09/12/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/12/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/12/2011:   Medal of Honor Recipient to be Inducted into Hall of Heroes
09/12/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/12/2011:   General Officer Announcements
09/12/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
09/11/2011:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
09/11/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
09/09/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
09/08/2011:   DOD Identifies Unit for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation
09/08/2011:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
09/08/2011:   Limited Public Access to Pentagon Memorial
09/08/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/07/2011:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
09/06/2011:   USS New York to be in NYC to Commemorate 9/11
09/06/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/06/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
09/04/2011:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/02/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/02/2011:   General Officer Announcements
09/01/2011:   Air Force Pilot Missing From Vietnam War Identified
09/01/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
09/01/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty

Featured Photos More »

  • 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.