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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.

06/30/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/30/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/30/2006:   National Defense Exemption to MMPA Authorized for Navy
06/30/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/30/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/30/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/29/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/29/2006:   Flag Officer Announcement
06/29/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/28/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/28/2006:   National Guard (In Reserve Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of June 28, 2006
06/28/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/27/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Corps Casualties
06/27/2006:   Missing World War II Airmen are Identified
06/26/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
06/26/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/26/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/26/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/26/2006:   Flag Officer Assignments
06/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/24/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
06/24/2006:   Detainee Transfer Announced
06/23/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/23/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
06/23/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/23/2006:   General Officer Announcement
06/23/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/23/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/23/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
06/22/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
06/22/2006:   Vaccines May Have Caused A Soldier's Death
06/22/2006:   Airman Missing from Vietnam War is Identified
06/22/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
06/21/2006:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of June 21, 2006
06/21/2006:   General Officer Assignments
06/21/2006:   Flag and General Officer Announcements
06/20/2006:   DoD Announces Units for Next Operation Iraqi Freedom Rotation
06/20/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/20/2006:   DoD Establishes Mental Health Task Force
06/20/2006:   Navy to Christen USNS Sacagawea
06/20/2006:   General Officer Announcement
06/20/2006:   CAP Program Named 2006 Recipient of EEOC "Freedom to Compete Award"
06/19/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/19/2006:   General Officer Announcement
06/19/2006:   General Officer Announcements
06/18/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty and Soldiers as Whereabouts Unknown
06/18/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/17/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/16/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/16/2006:   Detainee Remains Repatriation Announced
06/16/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/16/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/16/2006:   Remarks by Secretary Rumsfeld at the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Pentagon Memorial for Victims in the Sept. 11 Terror Attack
06/16/2006:   DoD Announces Army Casualty
06/16/2006:   New Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Selected
06/16/2006:   Flag Officer Announcement
06/15/2006:   General Officer Announcement
06/15/2006:   Defense Department Presents Value Engineering Achievement Awards
06/14/2006:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of June 14, 2006
06/14/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/14/2006:   Navy Announces Christening of Submarine Hawaii
06/14/2006:   Servicemember's Group Life Insurance (SGLI) Premium Rate Changes Take Effect July 1, 2006
06/14/2006:   General Officer Announcement
06/13/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/13/2006:   General/ Flag Officer Announcements
06/12/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/12/2006:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
06/12/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/12/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/12/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/12/2006:   General Officer Assignment
06/10/2006:   General Officer Assignments
06/10/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/10/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/09/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
06/09/2006:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Number for May
06/09/2006:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Number for May
06/09/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/09/2006:   Flag Officer Assignments
06/09/2006:   General Officer Assignments
06/08/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
06/08/2006:   Missing WWII Servicemen are Identified
06/08/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/08/2006:   General Officer Assignments
06/08/2006:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
06/08/2006:   DoD Announces Release of Final DACMC Report
06/08/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
06/07/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
06/07/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/07/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/07/2006:   Navy to Commission New Guided Misile Destroyer Farragut
06/07/2006:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
06/07/2006:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of June 7, 2006
06/06/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/06/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/06/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/05/2006:   Flag Officer Announcements
06/05/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/02/2006:   Flag Officer Announcement
06/02/2006:   General Officer Assignments
06/02/2006:   General Officer Assignments
06/02/2006:   General Officer Announcements
06/02/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/02/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/01/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/01/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
06/01/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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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.