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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.

05/31/2006:   Standardization Program Presents Annual Achievement Awards
05/31/2006:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of May 31, 2006
05/31/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/31/2006:   DoD Announces Marine Casualties
05/30/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/30/2006:   General Officer Announcement
05/30/2006:   President Signs New Tax Legislation for Military Personnel
05/27/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/27/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/26/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/26/2006:   General Officer Assignments
05/26/2006:   General Officer Assignments
05/26/2006:   General Officer Assignments
05/26/2006:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/25/2006:   Secretary Rumsfeld Delivers Memorial Day Message
05/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/25/2006:   General Officer Assignments
05/24/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/24/2006:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of May 24, 2006
05/24/2006:   DoD Office of Inspector General Issues BRAC Notification Regarding Naval Air Station Oceana
05/24/2006:   General Officer Announcement
05/23/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/23/2006:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/22/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/22/2006:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
05/20/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/19/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/19/2006:   General Officer Assignment
05/18/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/18/2006:   Detainee Transfer Announced
05/18/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/18/2006:   DoD Announces Installation Realignment in Netherlands
05/17/2006:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of May 17, 2006
05/17/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/17/2006:   General Officer Assignments
05/17/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/16/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/16/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/16/2006:   General Officer Announcement
05/15/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/15/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/15/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Causalty
05/15/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/15/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/15/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/15/2006:   General Officer Announcement
05/15/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/15/2006:   DoD Announces Installation Realignment in United Kingdom
05/12/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/12/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/12/2006:   Soldier MIA from the Korean War is Identified
05/12/2006:   General Officer Announcement
05/11/2006:   Secretary Rumsfeld on the Passing of Sonny Montgomery
05/11/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/11/2006:   Flag Officer Announcements
05/11/2006:   General Officer Announcement
05/10/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/10/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/10/2006:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for April
05/10/2006:   DoD Announces Increase in Foreign Language Pay
05/10/2006:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of May 10, 2006
05/09/2006:   The Department of Defense Identifies Army Casualty
05/09/2006:   Navy Airmen Missing in Action from World War II are Identified
05/09/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/09/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/09/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/09/2006:   General Officer Assignments
05/09/2006:   DoD Announces Installation Realignment in United Kingdom
05/08/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/08/2006:   Missing WWII Airmen are Identified
05/08/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/08/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/08/2006:   DoD Announces Adjustment to Iraq Deployment
05/05/2006:   Detainee Release Announced
05/05/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/05/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/05/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/05/2006:   General Officer Announcement
05/05/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/04/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/04/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/04/2006:   Flag Officer Announcement
05/04/2006:   Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band Help DoD Kick Off Military Appreciation Month
05/04/2006:   Flag Officer Announcements
05/04/2006:   General Officer Announcement
05/03/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/03/2006:   General Officer Announcement
05/03/2006:   General Officer Announcement
05/03/2006:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of May 3, 2006
05/02/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/02/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/02/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/02/2006:   Press Secretary Named
05/01/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/01/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/01/2006:   Air Force Sergeants MIA from Vietnam War Identified
05/01/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/01/2006:   DoD Announces Marine Casualties
05/01/2006:   General Officer Announcement

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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.