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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 Ash Carter Talks Sequestration on Capitol Hill

    SECDEF Ash Carter Talks Sequestration on Capitol Hill

    ℠2015 - Defense Secretary Ash Carter testified on Capitol Hill about the...

  • Video Thumbnail: Under Secretary Kendall Speaks At NDIA Conference

    Under Secretary Kendall Speaks At NDIA Conference

    ℠2015 - Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics...

  • Video Thumbnail: Progress Being Made with USCENTCOM Regional Military Campaign Plan

    Progress Being Made with USCENTCOM Regional Military Campaign Plan

    ℠2015 - Defense Officials give testimony before the House Armed Services...

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD Recognizes Women's History Month

    DoD Recognizes Women's History Month

    ℠2015 – DoD News highlights a page on Defense.gov that features the history of...

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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