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News Releases

News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense. News releases issued within the past 30 days are listed below. Older news releases are available from the news release archive page. News releases are also available by e-mail subscription. Go to DOD News for more information and for links to other news items.

01/31/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/31/2007:   Department of Defense and Norway Sign Joint Strike Fighter Agreement
01/31/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 31, 2007
01/30/2007:   Air Force Posts Request for Proposals for Tankers
01/30/2007:   DACOWITS Committee Members Chosen
01/30/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/30/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/30/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/29/2007:   Navy Aviator Missing In Action From the Vietnam War Identified
01/27/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualties
01/26/2007:   DoD Inspector General Reports Naval Air Station Cecil Field Status
01/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/26/2007:   Department of Defense and Turkey Sign Joint Strike Fighter Agreement
01/26/2007:   General Officer Assignments
01/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/25/2007:   DoD Announces Afghanistan Force Adjustment
01/24/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/24/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/24/2007:   Dod Identifies Marine Casualties
01/24/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/24/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/24/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/24/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 24, 2007
01/24/2007:   DoD and VA Announce Plans for Joint In-Patient Electronic Record System
01/24/2007:   General Officer Announcement
01/23/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/23/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/23/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/23/2007:   Navy Announces Intent to Negotiate Infrastructure Projects with Gulfcoast Shipyards
01/23/2007:   New National Defense Exemption to Marine Mammal Protection Act Authorized for Navy
01/23/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/22/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/22/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
01/22/2007:   General Officer Announcement
01/22/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
01/21/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/21/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/21/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/20/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
01/19/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
01/19/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/19/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/19/2007:   General Officer Assignments
01/18/2007:   General Officer Announcement
01/17/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of Janaury 17, 2007
01/17/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/17/2007:   Flag Officer Announcement
01/17/2007:   General Officer Announcements
01/17/2007:   General Officer Announcements
01/16/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/16/2007:   DoD Announces New Format for Mobile News and Information
01/16/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/16/2007:   Navy Names New Aircraft Carrier USS Gerald R. Ford
01/16/2007:   General Officer Announcements
01/16/2007:   Robust Support for Military Families On-Going
01/13/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/12/2007:   Navy Issues Stop Work Order for Littoral Combat Ship 3 Announced
01/12/2007:   2005 Health Related Behaviors Survey Released
01/12/2007:   Flag Officer Assignment
01/11/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/11/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/11/2007:   General Officer Announcements
01/11/2007:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for December
01/11/2007:   DoD Announces Changes to Reserve Component Force Management Policy
01/11/2007:   Secretary Gates Recommends End Strength Increases
01/11/2007:   DoD Announces Force Adjustments
01/11/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/10/2007:   General Officer Announcements
01/10/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 10, 2007
01/09/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/09/2007:   General Officer Assignment
01/08/2007:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualties
01/07/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/05/2007:   Defense Secretary Gates Announces Recommendations to the President on Key Leadership Positions
01/04/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/04/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/04/2007:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January, 3, 2007
01/03/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/03/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/03/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/03/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/02/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties

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  • U.S. Defense Chuck Hagel shakes hands with Guatemalan Defense Minister Manuel Lopez Ambrosio as Charge d'Affaires Bruce Williamson from the U.S. Embassy looks on upon Hagel's arrival in Guatemala City, Guatemala, April 24, 2014. Hagel will visit with defense counterparts, the Guatemalan president and U.S. troops conducting exercises in the area. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, second from right, walks with Secretary of National Defense Gen. Salvador Zepeda Cienfuegos and Naval Secretary Adm. Vidal Francisco Soberon Sanz, Mexico's defense ministers, and Canadian Defense Minister Robert Nicholson after an honors ceremony in Mexico City, April 24, 2014. Hagel participated in the second North American Defense Ministerial conference, which brought together the defense leaders from the United States, Canada and Mexico. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, far left, participates in the second North American Defense Ministerial conference with Secretary of National Defense Gen. Salvador Zepeda Cienfuegos and Naval Secretary Adm. Vidal Francisco Soberon Sanz, Mexico's defense ministers, and Canadian Defense Minister Robert Nicholson in Mexico City, April 24, 2014. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Marine Corps Marine Sgt. Orrin G. Stanford looks out of a UH-1Y Huey helicopter while conducting search and rescue operations April, 22, 2014, for the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of Jindo island. Stanford is a crew chief assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Navy video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Christian Senyk
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class John Delong tracks with another parachutist during free fall training on Naval Station Rota Spain in Rota, Spain, April 14, 2014. Delong is assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8.  U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Nathaniel Spencer
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michael Milano jumps over a wall during a mock helicopter raid as part of weapons and tactics instructor course Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., April 9, 2014. Milano is an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Marine Division's India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher A. Mendoza
  • U.S. Air Force and Marine engineers insulate the roof at the Edward P. Yorke school during New Horizons 2014 in Belize City, Belize, April 18, 2014. U.S. Southern Command sponsored the exercise, during which civil engineers from the United States and Belize will construct three school additions in Belize City and one in Hattieville.  U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kelly Ogden
  • U.S. Army Spc. Steven Dixon, left, and U.S. Army Capt. Harjind Sidhu examine a patient's teeth during New Horizons Belize 2014 in Progresso, Belize, April 11, 2014. Dixon is a dental technician and Sidhu is a dentist. The medical training exercise gives U.S. and Canadian military doctors and nurses the opportunity to work with their Belize counterparts to provide free care to Belizeans. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar
  • Army 2nd Lt. John Bergman low crawls through a water obstacle during the 31st annual Best Ranger Competition at Camp Rogers on Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Bergman is assigned to the 25th Infantry Division. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austin Berner
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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.