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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.

12/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
12/29/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of 29 December 2004
12/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/29/2004:   General Officer Assignments
12/28/2004:   U.S. Military Support to Tsunami Relief Efforts
12/28/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/27/2004:   DoD Launches 2005 Health Related Behaviors Survey
12/27/2004:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
12/27/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
12/24/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/24/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/22/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of December 22, 2004
12/21/2004:   Navys Energy Program Receives Industry Leadership Award
12/20/2004:   Post-Government Service Employment Restriction Changes Announced
12/20/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
12/18/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/17/2004:   DoD Announces New Defense Training Institute Commandant
12/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/15/2004:   Navy Awards Contract Option for First Littoral Combat Ship
12/15/2004:   National Guard And Reserve Mobilized as of December 15, 2004
12/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/15/2004:   DoD Selects First Group for National Security Personnel System
12/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/14/2004:   Defense Department Conducts First Administrative Review Board
12/14/2004:   Rumsfeld Presents Two Distinguished Public Service Awards
12/14/2004:   2005 Basic Allowances For Housing Rates Announced
12/14/2004:   DoD Announces OEF/OIF Rotational Units
12/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
12/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
12/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/13/2004:   Flag Officer Announcement
12/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/09/2004:   Statement from Pentagon Spokesman Mr. Lawrence Di Rita on Question Posed at Town Hall Meeting
12/09/2004:   General Officer Assignments
12/09/2004:   Navy to Commission New Guided Missile Destroyer
12/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/08/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
12/08/2004:   Statement from Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld
12/08/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of December 8, 2004
12/07/2004:   DoD Identifes Army Casualty
12/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/06/2004:   New Attack Submarine Named New Mexico
12/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/06/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
12/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
12/06/2004:   General Officer Announcements
12/05/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/03/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
12/03/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/03/2004:   Iraq Reconstruction Passes 1,000 Project Milestone
12/03/2004:   General Officer Announcement
12/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
12/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
12/01/2004:   Department of Defense Announces Troop Extensions for Iraq
12/01/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of December 1, 2004
12/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
12/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos, foreground, at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, foreground, during a meeting at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with U.S. military assigned to duty in Canada during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, signs the guestbook of Canadian Air Force Gen. Thomas J. Lawson, chief of Canada's defense staff, during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is given a MH-65D Dolphin helicopter weapons capabilities briefing during a visit to the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. Battaglia met with coast guardsmen, and gained an understanding for the squadron’s mission. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to applicants about military commitment and service to their country before administering the ceremonial oath of enlistment at the Military Entrance Processing Station in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, explores the instrument panel of the Midnight Express, a tactical training boat, which is part of Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron, in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land in a field to extract U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers during Operation Cyclone in Passau village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 11, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 11, and the Georgian soldiers are assigned to Bravo Company, 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal
  • Operators aboard the Ocean Shield, an Australian navy ship, move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle into position to deploy it in the Indian Ocean, April 14, 2014. Using side-scan sonar, the Bluefin will descend to a depth of between 4,000 and 4,500 meters, or about 2.5 to 2.8 miles, and about 115 feet above the ocean floor. Joint Task Force 658 is supporting Operation Southern Indian Ocean, searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter D. Blair
  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
  • U.S. Marines prepare to demonstrate how to fire their weapons to Australian soldiers after hiking on Robertson Barracks in Northern Territory, Australia, April 15, 2014, to acclimate the to the area's humidity. The Marines are assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force Darwin.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. James Gulliver
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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.