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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: DoD Celebrates African American History Month

    DoD Celebrates African American History Month

    ℠2015- Lieutenant General Robert Ferrell shares his thoughts on diversity...

  • Video Thumbnail: RADM Kirby Briefs Press on U.S. Presence in Liberia

    RADM Kirby Briefs Press on U.S. Presence in Liberia

    ℠2015 - Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby briefs the press...

  • Video Thumbnail: Armed with Science Acknowledges Leonard Nimoy's Passing

    Armed with Science Acknowledges Leonard Nimoy's Passing

    ℠2015 – The Defense Department's science and technology blog pays tribute to...

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD Awards Reserve Units

    DoD Awards Reserve Units

    ℠2015 - DoD officials presented the 2014 Department of Defense Reserve Family...

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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