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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.

11/29/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/28/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/26/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/26/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/26/2003:   Update to Force Rotation Plan
11/26/2003:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualties
11/26/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of Nov. 26, 2003
11/25/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/25/2003:   U.S. and Australia Announce Agreements on Guantanamo Detainees
11/25/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/25/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
11/24/2003:   Reserve and Guard Receive Unlimited Commissary Benefits
11/24/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/24/2003:   Korea-U.S. Security Consultative Meeting Joint Communique`
11/24/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/24/2003:   General Officer Announcements
11/24/2003:   Transfer of Guantanamo Detainees Complete
11/24/2003:   NIMA Changes Name to National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
11/24/2003:   General Officer Assignment
11/21/2003:   Air Force and Navy Join in Joint Tactical Radio Merger
11/21/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/20/2003:   Crew of World War II U.S. Navy Aircraft Found, Identified
11/19/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/19/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/19/2003:   GAO Upholds Tricare Contract Award
11/19/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of Nov. 19, 2003
11/19/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/19/2003:   Panels Find Vaccines May Relate to Reservists Illness, Death
11/18/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/18/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/18/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/18/2003:   DoD Releases Selected Acquisition Reports
11/17/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/17/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/17/2003:   U.S.-North Korea Conclude POW/MIA Talks
11/16/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
11/16/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
11/16/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
11/16/2003:   SECRETARY RUMSFELD STATEMENT ON RICHARD PERLE
11/16/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
11/16/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
11/15/2003:   DoD Statement on News Reports of Al Qaeda and Iraq Connections
11/14/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/14/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/13/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/13/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/12/2003:   DoD Supports Great American Smokeout
11/12/2003:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld on the Bombing in An Nasiriyah
11/12/2003:   DoD, Florida Partner to Protect Military Ranges, Environment
11/12/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of Nov. 12, 2003
11/10/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/10/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/10/2003:   U.S. Secretary of Defense Meets With Vietnamese Defense Minister
11/10/2003:   Flag Officer Assignment
11/09/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/09/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/07/2003:   DoD Support to the 911 Commission Announced
11/07/2003:   Missile Defense Agency Booster Rocket Program
11/07/2003:   Statement from the Secretary of Defense
11/06/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/06/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/06/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/05/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/05/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/05/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized As Of November 5, 2003
11/04/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/04/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/04/2003:   General Officer Assignment
11/03/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/03/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/03/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/03/2003:   General Officer Announcement
11/02/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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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.