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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.

11/28/2002:   NORAD INVESTIGATES REPORTS OF CONTRAIL
11/27/2002:   DAVID R. HEEBNER RECEIVES 2002 FUBINI AWARD
11/27/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF NOVEMBER 27, 2002
11/27/2002:   Defense Agency Provides U.S. Troops Overseas with Holiday Meal
11/25/2002:   DOD SUICIDE PREVENTION AWARENESS CAMPAIGN HELD
11/22/2002:   PHARMACY DATA TRANSACTION SERVICE AWARDED TWICE FOR ENHANCING PATIENT SAFETY
11/22/2002:   VALUE ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS FOR 2002
11/21/2002:   FLIGHT MISSION 4 MISSILE TEST SUCCESSFUL
11/21/2002:   NEW PENTAGON METRO ENTRANCE FACILITY OPENS
11/20/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF NOVEMBER 20, 2002
11/18/2002:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
11/15/2002:   DOD PROVIDES AERIAL SUPPORT TO 2002 NATO SUMMIT
11/15/2002:   ESGR TO APPOINT FIFTEEN COMMITTEE CHAIRS
11/15/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUCEMENT
11/14/2002:   SELECTED ACQUISITION REPORTS FROM SEPTEMBER 2002
11/14/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUCEMENT
11/13/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF NOVEMBER 13, 2002
11/11/2002:   REMARKS BY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE DONALD H. RUMSFELD
11/08/2002:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT SALUTES VETERANS
11/08/2002:   FOCUSED-MISSION SHIP CONCEPT STUDIES CONTRACTS AWARDED
11/06/2002:   VIETNAM MIAS IDENTIFIED
11/06/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF NOVEMBER 6, 2002
11/06/2002:   MAJOR PUBLISHERS REVIVE FREE BOOKS FOR U.S. TROOPS ABROAD
11/06/2002:   NAVY TO CHRISTEN NEW GUIDED-MISSILE DESTROYER CHAFEE
11/06/2002:   GUIDED-MISSILE DESTROYER PREBLE TO BE COMMISSIONED
11/04/2002:   UNDER SECRETARY FEITH VISITS HAWAII, SOUTH KOREA AND JAPAN
11/01/2002:   MISSING SOLDIER DECLARED DEAD

Featured Photos More »

  • 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.