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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.

06/30/2011:   Additional Phases Identified for Iraq and Afghanistan Campaign Medals
06/30/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/29/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/29/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/29/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/29/2011:   General Officer Announcement
06/28/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/28/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/28/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/28/2011:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal Year-To-Date 2011, Through May
06/28/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/28/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/28/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
06/27/2011:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty
06/27/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/27/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/25/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/24/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 21, 2011
06/24/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/23/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/23/2011:   New Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Announced
06/23/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/22/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/22/2011:   Airmen Missing In Action from WWII Identified
06/22/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/21/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/21/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/20/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/20/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/20/2011:   Airman Missing in Action From WWII Identified
06/20/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/18/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/17/2011:   Army Announces Site for National Museum
06/17/2011:   DOD Announces Units for Upcoming Afghanistan Deployment
06/17/2011:   Airman Missing from Vietnam War Identified
06/17/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/17/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/17/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
06/16/2011:   Army Promotes Missing-Captured Soldier
06/16/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/16/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 14, 2011
06/16/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/16/2011:   Army Released May Suicide Data
06/16/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/15/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/15/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/15/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/14/2011:   General Officer Announcement
06/14/2011:   General Officer Announcement
06/14/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
06/13/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/13/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/13/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/13/2011:   Soldier Missing from Korean War Identified
06/13/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/13/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/10/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/10/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/09/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/09/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/09/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/09/2011:   General Officer Announcement
06/09/2011:   General Officer Announcement
06/08/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/08/2011:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 7, 2011
06/08/2011:   $37.8 Million Awarded To Universities For Research Equipment
06/07/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/07/2011:   Missing Vietnam War Airman Identified
06/07/2011:   Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Pocket Guide Mobile Application Now Available
06/07/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/07/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
06/07/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/07/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/07/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/07/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcement
06/06/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
06/04/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/02/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 31, 2011
06/02/2011:   General Officer Announcements
06/02/2011:   General Officer Announcement
06/01/2011:   Navy Commissions New Guided Missile Destroyer William P. Lawrence
06/01/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
06/01/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak hold a press conference at the Pentagon, April 17, 2014, after meeting to discuss issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps photo Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is given a MH-65D Dolphin helicopter weapons capabilities briefing during a visit to the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. Battaglia met with coast guardsmen, and gained an understanding for the squadron’s mission. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to applicants about military commitment and service to their country before administering the ceremonial oath of enlistment at the Military Entrance Processing Station in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
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  • A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land in a field to extract U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers during Operation Cyclone in Passau village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 11, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 11, and the Georgian soldiers are assigned to Bravo Company, 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal
  • President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, cheer on participants in the seventh annual Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride, on the South Lawn of the White House, Washington, D.C., April 17, 2014.  White House photo by Chuck Kennedy
  • Operators aboard the Ocean Shield, an Australian navy ship, move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle into position to deploy it in the Indian Ocean, April 14, 2014. Using side-scan sonar, the Bluefin will descend to a depth of between 4,000 and 4,500 meters, or about 2.5 to 2.8 miles, and about 115 feet above the ocean floor. Joint Task Force 658 is supporting Operation Southern Indian Ocean, searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter D. Blair
  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
  • U.S. Marines prepare to demonstrate how to fire their weapons to Australian soldiers after hiking on Robertson Barracks in Northern Territory, Australia, April 15, 2014, to acclimate the to the area's humidity. The Marines are assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force Darwin.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. James Gulliver
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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.