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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: Airman Reenlists In Air

    Airman Reenlists In Air

    ℠2015 – This Air Force YouTube page video features MSgt James Burke who recited...

  • Video Thumbnail: Service Members Begin Disaster Relief Assistance In Nepal

    Service Members Begin Disaster Relief Assistance In Nepal

    ℠2015 – The Defense Department is taking part in the disaster relief operation...

  • Video Thumbnail: Soldiers Demonstrate Tank Capabilities

    Soldiers Demonstrate Tank Capabilities

    ℠2015 – U.S. Soldiers in Estonia took part in a live fire tank exercise as a...

  • Video Thumbnail: USS Porter Arrives In Rota

    USS Porter Arrives In Rota

    ℠2015 - The USS Porter arrived in Rota, Spain last week to begin its forward...

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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