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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.

02/28/2002:   DOD, VA TO ANALYZE RAW GULF WAR DATA
02/27/2002:   SECOND AND THIRD ROUNDS OF BUSINESS INITIATIVES FORMALIZED
02/27/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF FEB. 27
02/26/2002:   OHIO CIVIL SUPPORT TEAM CERTIFIED
02/25/2002:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
02/22/2002:   DOD IDENTIFIES MH-47 ACCIDENT SERVICEMEMBERS
02/21/2002:   STATEMENT ON HAZAR QADAM RAID
02/20/2002:   RUMSFELD ADDRESSES STRATEGIC INFLUENCE CRITICISM
02/20/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF FEB. 20, 2002
02/19/2002:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
02/15/2002:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
02/14/2002:   DOD IDENTIFIES SOLDIER KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN ACCIDENT
02/14/2002:   GENERAL AND FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
02/14/2002:   GPS, OTHER MILITARY SYSTEMS PROTECTED BY FCC DECISION
02/13/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF FEB. 13
02/13/2002:   IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO SEND A SERVICEMEMBER A VALENTINE
02/12/2002:   NEW DOD, VA EXECUTIVE, HEALTH BENEFITS COUNCILS MEET
02/08/2002:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
02/08/2002:   DOD FUNDS USS MONITOR SALVAGE OPERATION
02/07/2002:   U.S., CANADA SIGN AGREEMENT ON JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER
02/07/2002:   NEW DEPLOYMENT HEALTH CARE GUIDELINE ANNOUNCED
02/06/2002:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF FEB. 6
02/05/2002:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT TO SHARE SPECTRUM WITH FIRST RESPONDERS
02/05/2002:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
02/05/2002:   NAVY ESTABLISHES INTRANET PROGRAM OFFICE
02/04/2002:   DETAILS OF FISCAL 2003 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD) BUDGET REQUEST
02/04/2002:   PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF WARTIME DEFENSE BUDGET
02/04/2002:   FISCAL 2003 MILITARY CONSTRUCTION AND FAMILY HOUSING BUDGET DETAILED
02/02/2002:   U.S. - NORTH KOREA POW/MIA TALKS END

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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.