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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.

01/31/2008:   Military Commission Charges Referred
01/30/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/30/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 30, 2008
01/30/2008:   Navy Secretary Names Three New Virginia Class Attack Submarines
01/30/2008:   DoD Begins Recruiting for National Language Service Corps Pilot
01/29/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/29/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/28/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/28/2008:   Fiscal 2008 New Start and Additional Fiscal 2007 Joint Capability Technology Demonstrations Announced
01/28/2008:   Military Health System Conference to Focus on Enhanced Healthcare Delivery & Patient Satisfaction
01/27/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/27/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/27/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/26/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/25/2008:   Senior Executive Service Appointments
01/25/2008:   General Officer Announcement
01/25/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
01/24/2008:   Soldier Missing from Korean War is Identified
01/24/2008:   Flag Officer Announcements
01/23/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/23/2008:   Navy to Christen Guided Missile Destroyer Dewey
01/23/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/23/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 23, 2008
01/21/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/21/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/21/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/18/2008:   General Officer Announcement
01/18/2008:   General Officer Assignments
01/17/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/16/2008:   DoD Selects New Government Travel Charge Card
01/16/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 16, 2008
01/16/2008:   Senior Executive Service Appointment
01/16/2008:   Navy Granted Authority To Use Sonar In Training Off California
01/15/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
01/15/2008:   DoD Announces Units For Afghanistan Deployment
01/15/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/15/2008:   General Officers Assignments
01/14/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/14/2008:   Mary Beth Long Sworn in as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
01/11/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/11/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
01/11/2008:   General Officer Assignments
01/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/10/2008:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for December 2007
01/09/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/09/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 9, 2008
01/08/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/08/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/07/2008:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
01/07/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/07/2008:   General Officer Assignments
01/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
01/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/03/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/03/2008:   Sailor Missing from WWII is Identified
01/02/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/02/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/02/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
01/02/2008:   DoD Announces Venue for Wearable Power Competition
01/02/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of January 2, 2008

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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.