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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.

10/31/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/31/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of October 31, 2007
10/31/2007:   DoD, VA Announce "Recovery Coordinators" for Wounded Warriors and Their Families
10/31/2007:   Navy Commissions New Guided Missile Destroyer Sampson
10/30/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/30/2007:   General Officer Announcement
10/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/27/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/27/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
10/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/26/2007:   Navy Crew MIA From Vietnam War is Identified
10/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/25/2007:   Flag Officer Assignment
10/24/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/24/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of October 24, 2007
10/23/2007:   DoD Names New Senior Tribal Liaison
10/23/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualties
10/20/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/20/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
10/19/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/19/2007:   DoD Names New NRO Director
10/19/2007:   2007 DoD Chief Information Officer Award Winners Announced
10/19/2007:   DoD Announces Unit for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation
10/19/2007:   DoD Announces Force Adjustments
10/19/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/18/2007:   Air Force Pilot Missing From Vietnam War is Identified
10/17/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/17/2007:   DoD Announces New Defense Policy Board Members
10/17/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of October 17, 2007
10/17/2007:   General Officer Announcements
10/17/2007:   New Maritime Strategy Released
10/16/2007:   Majid Khan Meets With Private Attorney At Guantanamo
10/16/2007:   General Officer Announcements
10/16/2007:   General Officer Announcements
10/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/15/2007:   General Officer Announcement
10/13/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/12/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/12/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
10/11/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/11/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/11/2007:   Nine Missing WWII Airmen are Identified
10/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/10/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of October 10, 2007
10/10/2007:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for FY 2007
10/09/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
10/09/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/09/2007:   DoD Announces Force Adjustments
10/08/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/08/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
10/08/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/06/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
10/05/2007:   General Officer Assignments
10/03/2007:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
10/03/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
10/03/2007:   General Officer Announcement
10/03/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Mobilized As Of October 3, 2007
10/02/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/02/2007:   Servicemen Missing From Vietnam War Are Identified
10/02/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/02/2007:   General Officer Announcement
10/02/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
10/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
10/01/2007:   Flag Officer Announcement
10/01/2007:   New DoD Predatory Lending Regulation Takes Effect

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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.