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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.

11/29/2001:   DOD ANNOUNCES DEATH OF SOLDIER
11/29/2001:   DOD TO PRESERVE MEMENTOS FROM PENTAGON "MEMORIAL"
11/28/2001:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF NOV. 28
11/28/2001:   "ANY SERVICEMEMBER" WEB SITES ANNOUNCED
11/26/2001:   REMAINS OF WORLD WAR II BOMBER CREW IDENTIFIED AND RETURNED
11/26/2001:   CEBROWSKI APPOINTED AS DIRECTOR OF FORCE TRANSFORMATION
11/21/2001:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF NOV. 21
11/20/2001:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
11/16/2001:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENT
11/16/2001:   RESERVE FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - NOV. 16
11/15/2001:   RESERVE FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - NOV. 15
11/15/2001:   WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION-CIVIL SUPPORT TEAMS STATIONING PLAN ANNOUNCED
11/15/2001:   U.S., REPUBLIC OF KOREA HOLD SECURITY CONSULTATIVE MEETING
11/15/2001:   KILO MOANA (AGOR 26)
11/14/2001:   U.S. FORCES RESCUE EIGHT DETAINEES
11/14/2001:   RESERVE FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - NOV. 14
11/14/2001:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENT
11/13/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE - NOV. 13
11/13/2001:   RESERVE FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - NOV. 13
11/10/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
11/09/2001:   REMAINS OF U.S. SERVICEMEN RECOVERED IN NORTH KOREA
11/09/2001:   RESERVE FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - NOV. 9
11/08/2001:   RESERVE FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - NOV. 8
11/07/2001:   RESERVE FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - NOV. 7
11/06/2001:   RESERVE FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - NOV. 6
11/05/2001:   RESERVE FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - NOV. 5
11/02/2001:   AIR FORCE TO LAUNCH NEW RECRUITING COMMERCIALS
11/02/2001:   RESERVE FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - NOV. 2
11/01/2001:   2001 SECRETARY OF DEFENSE MAINTENANCE AWARDS PRESENTED
11/01/2001:   STATEMENT OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE
11/01/2001:   NAVY ANNOUNCES DD(X) PROGRAM

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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.