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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.

05/29/2009:   Army Investigates Misconduct Allegations
05/29/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/28/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/28/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/27/2009:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 26, 2009
05/27/2009:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
05/27/2009:   Flag Officer Announcement
05/27/2009:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualties
05/24/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/24/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/24/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/22/2009:   General Officer Assignments
05/22/2009:   General Officer Assignments
05/21/2009:   DoD Launches Program to Fight Stigma of Seeking Psychological Health Care
05/21/2009:   Flag Officer Assignment
05/21/2009:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
05/20/2009:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 19, 2009
05/19/2009:   Mabus Sworn in as New Navy Secretary
05/19/2009:   Flag Officer Announcement
05/19/2009:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/18/2009:   Army Air Defense Unit to Activate at Fort Sill
05/18/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/18/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/18/2009:   General Officer Announcements
05/15/2009:   Defense Department Announces Proposed Rule Changes to Military Commissions
05/15/2009:   General Officer Announcements
05/15/2009:   DoD, OPM Announce Defense Business Board NSPS Review
05/14/2009:   22nd Security Policy Initiative Held
05/14/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/14/2009:   DoD Announces $555 Million Expansion To Homeowners Assistance Program
05/14/2009:   General Officer Assignments
05/14/2009:   General Officer Announcements
05/14/2009:   Navy Christens Newest Arleigh Burke Class Ship Gravely
05/13/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/13/2009:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 12, 2009
05/13/2009:   Flag Officer Assignments
05/13/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/12/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/12/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/12/2009:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
05/12/2009:   General Officer Assignments
05/12/2009:   General and Flag Officer Announcements
05/12/2009:   General Officer Announcement
05/12/2009:   Flag Officer Announcement
05/11/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/11/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/11/2009:   Flag and General Officer Announcements
05/11/2009:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for April 2009
05/08/2009:   DoD Awards $260 Million in University Research Funding
05/08/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/08/2009:   General Officer Assignments
05/07/2009:   General Officer Announcement
05/07/2009:   DoD Releases Fiscal 2010 Budget Proposal
05/07/2009:   General Officer Assignments
05/06/2009:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 5, 2009
05/06/2009:   Senior Executive Service Appointments/Assignments
05/05/2009:   DoD Announces Change in Status of Soldier
05/05/2009:   General Officer Announcement
05/04/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/04/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
05/04/2009:   General Officer Assignments
05/02/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
05/01/2009:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
05/01/2009:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
05/01/2009:   General Officer Announcements
05/01/2009:   General Officer Assignments

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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.