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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.

04/30/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/30/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/30/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/30/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Mobilized as of April 30, 2008
04/30/2008:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
04/30/2008:   Navy Announces Commissioning of Submarine North Carolina
04/30/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/30/2008:   General Officer Announcement
04/30/2008:   Soldiers Missing from the Korean War are Identified
04/29/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/25/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/25/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/25/2008:   DoD Announces Winners of the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards
04/25/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/25/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/25/2008:   General Officer Assignments
04/25/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/25/2008:   Missing WWII Airmen are Identified
04/25/2008:   Flag Officer Announcement
04/24/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/24/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/24/2008:   Navy Re-Establishes U.S. Fourth Fleet
04/23/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/23/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of April 23, 2008
04/23/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/22/2008:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
04/22/2008:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
04/22/2008:   Navy Awards Northrop Grumman Unmanned Aircraft System Contract
04/22/2008:   Flag Officer Announcements
04/22/2008:   Senior Executive Service Appointment
04/21/2008:   Campaign Stars to Adorn Afghanistan and Iraq Campaign Medals
04/21/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/21/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/21/2008:   General Officer Assignments
04/21/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/19/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/18/2008:   General Officers Announcements
04/18/2008:   General Officer Announcements
04/18/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/17/2008:   General and Flag Officer Announcements
04/17/2008:   First Enlistment Contract with Biometric Signature
04/17/2008:   New Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine to Lead Way in Caring for Wounded
04/16/2008:   DoD Releases List of Qualified Competitors For The $1 Million Wearable Power Prize
04/16/2008:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of April 16, 2008
04/15/2008:   Senior Executive Service Appointment
04/15/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/15/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/15/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
04/14/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/14/2008:   DoD Announces Winners Of The Commander In Chief’s Annual Award For Installation Excellence
04/11/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/11/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/11/2008:   Kansas, Kentucky First States to Sign Compact on Education Transition for Military Children
04/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
04/10/2008:   Flag Officer Assignments
04/10/2008:   Soldier Missing in Action from The Korean War is Identified
04/10/2008:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for March 2008
04/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/10/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/09/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/09/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of April 9, 2008
04/09/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/09/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/08/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/08/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/08/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/08/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/08/2008:   Senior Executive Service Appointments
04/07/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/07/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/07/2008:   Charges Referred Against Detainee Mohammed Kamin
04/07/2008:   Department of Defense Releases Selected Acquisition Reports
04/05/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/04/2008:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
04/04/2008:   Soldiers Missing From the Korean War are Identified
04/03/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/03/2008:   Navy to Christen The USNS Amelia Earhart
04/02/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/02/2008:   National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Mobilized as of April 2, 2008
04/02/2008:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
04/01/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
04/01/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/01/2008:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
04/01/2008:   Flag Officer Announcements

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greets Mexican Brig. Gen. Uriel Rios as U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Simeon G. Trombitas, senior defense official in Mexico, looks on upon Hagel's arrival in Mexico City, April 23, 2014. Rios is a liaison officer to the Mexican secretariat of national defense. Hagel will attend a defense ministerial conference with Mexico, Canada and the United States before traveling to Guatemala. Earlier in the day, Hagel toured Fort Bragg, N.C. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel watches a live-fire demonstration behind a blast screen while touring a special operations command on Fort Bragg, N.C., April 23, 2014. Hagel traveled to Fort Bragg to visit military members, receive briefings, and view unit demonstrations and capabilities. The secretary will continue his three-day trip to Mexico and Guatemala to meet with defense counterparts.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • President Barack Obama views the scene of the mudslide in Oso, Wash., from Marine One, April 22, 2014. Obama later met privately with families who lost loved ones. White House photo by Pete Souza
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosts an honor cordon for French army Gen. Pierre de Villiers, chief of the defense staff, at the Pentagon, April 23, 2014. The two leaders later discussed bilateral defense topics.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class John Delong tracks with another parachutist during free fall training on Naval Station Rota Spain in Rota, Spain, April 14, 2014. Delong is assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8.  U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Nathaniel Spencer
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michael Milano jumps over a wall during a mock helicopter raid as part of weapons and tactics instructor course Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., April 9, 2014. Milano is an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Marine Division's India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher A. Mendoza
  • U.S. Air Force and Marine engineers insulate the roof at the Edward P. Yorke school during New Horizons 2014 in Belize City, Belize, April 18, 2014. U.S. Southern Command sponsored the exercise, during which civil engineers from the United States and Belize will construct three school additions in Belize City and one in Hattieville.  U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kelly Ogden
  • U.S. Army Spc. Steven Dixon, left, and U.S. Army Capt. Harjind Sidhu examine a patient's teeth during New Horizons Belize 2014 in Progresso, Belize, April 11, 2014. Dixon is a dental technician and Sidhu is a dentist. The medical training exercise gives U.S. and Canadian military doctors and nurses the opportunity to work with their Belize counterparts to provide free care to Belizeans. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar
  • Army 2nd Lt. John Bergman low crawls through a water obstacle during the 31st annual Best Ranger Competition at Camp Rogers on Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Bergman is assigned to the 25th Infantry Division. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austin Berner
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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.