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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.

02/26/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/26/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/26/2010:   DOD Releases Policy for Responsible and Effective Use of Internet-Based Capabilities
02/26/2010:   Flag Officer Announcement
02/25/2010:   DOD Announces Fubini Award Recipient
02/25/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/25/2010:   Navy to Christen USNS Charles Drew
02/24/2010:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of February 23, 2010
02/23/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
02/23/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/23/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointment
02/23/2010:   Wounded Warrior Web Site Upgraded
02/23/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/23/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/23/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/23/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointments
02/23/2010:   Flag Officer Assignments
02/23/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/23/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/22/2010:   General Officer Assignments
02/20/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/19/2010:   Army Selects New Camouflage for Afghanistan
02/19/2010:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for January 2010
02/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/19/2010:   DOD Announces Return of Facilities in Belgium
02/18/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/18/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
02/18/2010:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
02/17/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/17/2010:   Army Releases January Suicide Data
02/17/2010:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of February 16, 2010
02/16/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/16/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/16/2010:   General Officer Assignments
02/12/2010:   Army Makes FMTV Competitive Re-buy Contract Award Decision
02/12/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/12/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/10/2010:   Secretary Gates on Death of Congressman Charlie Wilson
02/10/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of February 9, 2010
02/09/2010:   Statement on the Death of Congressman John Murtha by Secretary of the Army John McHugh
02/08/2010:   Statement by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates on the Death of Congressman Jack Murtha
02/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/05/2010:   DOD Announces Army Civilian Employee As Excused Absence Whereabouts Unknown
02/05/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
02/05/2010:   Army to Increase Fiscal 2010 Base Operating Support by $500 Million
02/05/2010:   General Officer Announcement
02/03/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
02/03/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
02/03/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of February 2, 2010
02/02/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/02/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
02/02/2010:   DOD Announces Afghanistan Force Deployment
02/01/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
02/01/2010:   DOD Releases Defense Reviews, 2011 Budget Proposal, and 2010 War Funding Supplemental Request - Update

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.