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News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense. Older news releases are available using the news release archive tool. News releases are also available by e-mail subscription. Go to DOD News for more information and for links to other news items.

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  • Video Thumbnail: JTF Odin’s Intel Gathering Brings Insurgents To Trial

    JTF Odin’s Intel Gathering Brings Insurgents To Trial

    ℠2015 – Joint Task Force Odin is working closely with Afghan Forensics Labs in...

  • Video Thumbnail: Defense Secretary Speaks To Press On Sexual Assault Report

    Defense Secretary Speaks To Press On Sexual Assault Report

    ℠2015 – Defense Secretary Ash Carter briefed reporters at the Pentagon saying...

  • Video Thumbnail: Defense Department Launches Web Special For AAPI Heritage Month

    Defense Department Launches Web Special For AAPI Heritage Month

    ℠2015 – This web special is for the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage...

  • Video Thumbnail: Revanchist Russia Threatens Europe

    Revanchist Russia Threatens Europe

    ℠2015 - Commander, U.S. European Command Gen Phillip Breedlove said Russia's...

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.

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