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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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  • President Barack Obama, right, admires a ring U.S. Naval Academy football team members Cody Peterson, left, and Matt Aiken, center, presented to him at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The president presented the Navy midshipmen with the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, which goes to the academy team with the most victories against its service rivals.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel
  • President Barack Obama holds a ceremony to present midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy's football team with the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The trophy is an honor that goes to the team with the most victories against its service rivals. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Kenneth Johnson read the names of the fallen from Jacksonville on the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Johnson is the city's senior policy advisor on military affairs. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, talk at the NBA board of governors meeting in 
New York, April 17, 2014. During the meeting, Dempsey discussed a new partnership between the NBA and Defense Department to support for a commitment to service. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Spc. Josh Lueken provides security at Observation Post English in Afghanistan's Logar province, April 18, 2014. Lueken is assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Landry
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Orin Sanford looks out the side door of a UH-1Y Huey after taking off from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 18, 2014, to assist South Korea's efforts surrounding the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of South Korea. Sanford is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • Runners take off from the starting line at the Boston Marathon "shadow run" on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 18, 2014. More than 600 runners participated in the race. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gary J. Rihn
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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.