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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.

11/27/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/26/2008:   Department of Defense Information Assurance Leader Wins Prestigious Executive Alliance Award
11/26/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/26/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/26/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of November 25, 2008
11/25/2008:   Detainee Transfer Announced
11/25/2008:   DoD Takes Action on Guard and Reserve Commission Recommendations
11/24/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/22/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/21/2008:   DoD Names 2009 National Security Science And Engineering Fellows
11/21/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/21/2008:   General Officer Announcement
11/21/2008:   General Officer Assignments
11/20/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
11/19/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of November 18, 2008
11/18/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
11/18/2008:   General Officer Announcements
11/18/2008:   Soldier Missing in Action from Korean War is Identified
11/17/2008:   DoD Announces Promotion of Guard’s First Four Star
11/17/2008:   Department of Defense Launches National Resource Directory For Wounded Warriors, Families And Caregivers
11/17/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/17/2008:   Navy Announces Preference To Homeport Aircraft Carrier In Mayport
11/17/2008:   Department of Defense Releases Selected Acquisition Reports
11/17/2008:   General Officer Assignments
11/17/2008:   DoD Announces 2008 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Awards
11/15/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/14/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/14/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
11/14/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/14/2008:   General Officer Assignments
11/12/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of November 11, 2008
11/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/10/2008:   Detainee Transfer Announced
11/10/2008:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for October 2008
11/08/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/07/2008:   DoD Announces Expansion of the Defense and Veterans Affairs Disability Evaluation System Pilot
11/07/2008:   DoD Names Two Additional National Security Science And Engineering Fellows
11/07/2008:   DoD Announces $400 Million Investment To Basic Research
11/05/2008:   November is Warrior Care Month
11/05/2008:   Marines Missing From Vietnam War Are Identified
11/05/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of November 4, 2008
11/05/2008:   Navy Commissions First Littoral Combat Ship Freedom
11/04/2008:   Detainee Transfer Announced
11/03/2008:   Detainee Sentenced To Life In Prison
11/03/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
11/03/2008:   Detainee Convicted of Terrorism Charge At Military Commission Trial
11/03/2008:   Airman Missing In Action From WW ll is Identified
11/03/2008:   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.