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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.

05/31/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/31/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/31/2007:   General and Flag Officer Announcements
05/30/2007:   WMD-CST Teams Certified For Utah And Nevada
05/30/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Mobilized As Of May 30, 2007
05/30/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/30/2007:   Navy Pilot Missing From Vietnam War Is Identified
05/30/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/30/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/30/2007:   Flag Officer Announcements
05/30/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/29/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/29/2007:   General Officer Announcement
05/29/2007:   Navy Secretary Names New Combat Logistics Ship
05/29/2007:   Navy to Christen Guided Missile Destroyer Truxtun
05/28/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/28/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/28/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/28/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/28/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/28/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/27/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/26/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/25/2007:   General Officer Announcement
05/25/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/25/2007:   General Officer Assignments
05/25/2007:   General Officer Assignments
05/24/2007:   DoD Announces Change-In-Status of Army Soldier
05/24/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/24/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/24/2007:   Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence to be Dual-Hatted as Director of Defense Intelligence
05/24/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/24/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/23/2007:   DoD Assists in Identification of Missing Vietnam-Era CIA Pilot
05/23/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/23/2007:   DoD Awards Grants to Minority Institutions
05/23/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of May 23, 2007
05/23/2007:   General Officer Assignments
05/23/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/22/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/22/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/22/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/21/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/21/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/21/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/21/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/21/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/21/2007:   General Officer Announcement
05/21/2007:   Flag Officer Announcement
05/19/2007:   Detainee Transfer Announced
05/19/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/18/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/18/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/18/2007:   DoD Announces Change-In-Status Of Army Soldier
05/18/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/17/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/17/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/17/2007:   Navy to Christen New Guided Missile Destroyer Sterett
05/17/2007:   General Officer Announcement
05/16/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/16/2007:   Department Takes Steps to Ensure DoD Computer Networks Available for Operations
05/16/2007:   Navy Names Two New Guided Missile Destroyers
05/16/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/16/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/16/2007:   DoD Acts on 23 Recommendations Made by Commission on National Guard and Reserve
05/16/2007:   Department Of Defense Value Engineering Achievement Awards
05/16/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Mobilized As Of May 16, 2007
05/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/15/2007:   DoD Announces Army Soldiers as Whereabouts Unknown
05/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
05/15/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/15/2007:   General Officer Announcements
05/14/2007:   DoD Identfies Marine Casualty
05/14/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/14/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/14/2007:   Navy to Christen USNS Richard E. Byrd
05/14/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/14/2007:   General Officer Announcements
05/14/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/11/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/11/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/11/2007:   Airmen MIssing In Action From WWII is Identified
05/11/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/11/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/11/2007:   Chairman Recognizes Military Spouses Strength and Support
05/11/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/10/2007:   Military Commission Charges Referred
05/10/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/10/2007:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for April
05/10/2007:   Flag and General Officer Announcements
05/09/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/09/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/09/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/09/2007:   DoD Announces Release of Implementation Plan for Pandemic Influenza
05/09/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of May 9, 2007
05/09/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/09/2007:   DoD Announces Units for Next Afghanistan Rotation
05/08/2007:   DoD Announces Pilot Language Corps
05/08/2007:   Department of Defense Announces the ROTC Language and Culture Project
05/08/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/08/2007:   General Officer Announcements
05/08/2007:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/08/2007:   General Officer Assignments
05/08/2007:   DoD Announces Force Adjustments
05/07/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/07/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/07/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/07/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/07/2007:   General Officer Announcement
05/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/05/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/04/2007:   New DoD Strategy Outlined For Information Sharing
05/04/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/04/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/04/2007:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
05/04/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/04/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/04/2007:   DoD Mental Health Advisory Team Survey Results Released
05/04/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/03/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/03/2007:   Department of Defense AHLTA Receives Software Certification
05/03/2007:   Navy Announces Commissioning of Submarine Hawaii
05/02/2007:   Five Missing WWII Airmen are Identified
05/02/2007:   Flag Officer Announcements
05/02/2007:   General Officer Assignment
05/02/2007:   National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Mobilized As Of May 2, 2007
05/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/01/2007:   Flag Officer Assignment
05/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/01/2007:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties

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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.