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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.

04/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/30/2004:   DoD Launches Expanded Communications for Servicemembers
04/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/30/2004:   Navys Newest Amphibious Ship Named in Honor of San Diego
04/30/2004:   Flag Officer Announcements
04/30/2004:   General Officer Announcement
04/30/2004:   General Officer Assignments
04/30/2004:   Korean And Cold War MIA Families Gather For Updates
04/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/29/2004:   General Officer Assignments
04/29/2004:   General Officer Assignments
04/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/28/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/28/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/28/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/28/2004:   Flag Officer Announcements
04/27/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/27/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of April 28, 2004
04/27/2004:   General Officer Announcements
04/26/2004:   Defense Medical Logistics Program Honored
04/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/26/2004:   Department of Defense Identifies Navy, Coast Guard Casualties
04/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/24/2004:   DoD Announces Change-in-Status of an Army Soldier Casualty
04/24/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/23/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/23/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/23/2004:   Military Phone Card Donation Program Goes Public
04/23/2004:   DoD Announces Soldier's Captured Status
04/22/2004:   DDG 100 To Honor Pearl Harbor Hero Rear Adm. Isaac C. Kidd, USN
04/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/22/2004:   Business Transformation Initiative Director Announced
04/22/2004:   General Officer Assignments
04/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/21/2004:   Department of The Navy Celebrates Earth Day 2004
04/21/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/21/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/21/2004:   Exercise Cobra Gold 2004 Announced
04/21/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of April 21, 2004
04/20/2004:   Revised Military Commissions Instructions Issued
04/20/2004:   Key Military Commission Officials Announced
04/20/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/20/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/19/2004:   Pentagon Plans Test of Atmospheric Dispersion
04/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/16/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/14/2004:   Navy to Christen New Guided-Missile Destroyer Nitze
04/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/14/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of April 14, 2004
04/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/12/2004:   U.S. POW/MIA Office Hosts Russian Archivists
04/12/2004:   Remains of U.S. MIAS to be Recovered in North Korea
04/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/12/2004:   DoD Announces Army Soldiers as Wherabouts-Unknown
04/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/12/2004:   DoD Identifes Marine Casualty
04/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
04/11/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/11/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/11/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualties
04/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/09/2004:   General Officer Assignment
04/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/08/2004:   Ballistic Vest Search Warrants Served
04/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/07/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of 7 April 2004
04/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/05/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/05/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/05/2004:   First Obsolete Warship Slated as Artificial Reef
04/05/2004:   DoD Releases Selected Acquisition Reports
04/05/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/05/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/05/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/03/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/02/2004:   Capt E. Alan Brudno Added to Vietnam Veterans Memorial
04/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/02/2004:   Detainee Transfer Completed
04/02/2004:   General Officer Assignment
04/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/01/2004:   DoD Commemorates Kuwaiti Major Non-Nato Ally Status

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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.