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  • Video Thumbnail: SSG Ryan Pitts Receives The Medal Of Honor

    SSG Ryan Pitts Receives The Medal Of Honor

    ℠2014 - Commander in Chief Barack Obama awards the...

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD News Now: 1500 July 21, 2014

    DoD News Now: 1500 July 21, 2014

    ℠2014 - A former Soldier receives the Medal of Honor,...

  • Video Thumbnail: Obama Wants Russia to Pressure Separatists on Plane Probe

    Obama Wants Russia to Pressure Separatists on Plane Probe

    ℠2014 - Commander in Chief Barack Obama calls on...

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    Wounded Warrior Rows Across the Pacific

    ℠2014 - Former Marine makes historic trek across the...

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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