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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: SECDEF Creates Social Media Page

    SECDEF Creates Social Media Page

    ℠2015 – Secretary of Defense Ash Carter creates a new Facebook page that allows...

  • Video Thumbnail: SECDEF: U.S. Wants All Asia-Pacific Peoples And Nations To Have Chance To Rise

    SECDEF: U.S. Wants All Asia-Pacific Peoples And Nations To Have Chance To Rise

    ℠2015 - Secretary of Defense Ash Carter spoke at the Shangri-La Dialogue in...

  • Video Thumbnail: Carter Speaks At Shangri-La Dialogue

    Carter Speaks At Shangri-La Dialogue

    ℠2015 - Secretary of Defense Ash Carter spoke at the Shangri-La Dialogue in...

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD Health Affairs Official Works to reduce Stigma of Mental Health Care

    DoD Health Affairs Official Works to reduce Stigma of Mental Health Care

    ℠2015 – Department of Defense Health Affairs official wants service members to...

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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