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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.

07/30/2004:   First Combatant Status Tribunal Conducted at Guantanamo Today
07/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/30/2004:   DoD Releases Annual Report on "Procurement From Small and other Business Firms"
07/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/30/2004:   Combatant Status Tribunal Implementation Guidance Issued
07/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casuality
07/29/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/29/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/29/2004:   DoD Approves Army Plan to Reach Out to Sailors, Airmen
07/28/2004:   U.S. POW/MIA Official Cites Breakthrough in Vietnam
07/28/2004:   Navy Announces Christening of Submarine Texas
07/28/2004:   Tricare South Region to begin Transition August 1
07/28/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 28, 2004
07/27/2004:   Transfer of French Detainees Complete
07/27/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/27/2004:   General Officer Assignments
07/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/26/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
07/24/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/23/2004:   Agreement Reached on Moving U.S. Forces in Korea
07/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/22/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/22/2004:   General Officer Assignments
07/22/2004:   General Officer Announcements
07/21/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/21/2004:   DoD Wins Top Awards for Energy, Environmental Management
07/21/2004:   DoD Selects Tribal Colleges and Universities for Grants
07/21/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/21/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/21/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/21/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 21, 2004
07/20/2004:   Flag Officer Announcement
07/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/19/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
07/16/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/16/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/16/2004:   General Officer Announcement
07/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/14/2004:   Additional Military Commission Charges Referred
07/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/14/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 14, 2004
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
07/12/2004:   Flag Officer Announcements
07/12/2004:   DoD Radar Data Collection Effort Planned for Washington D.C.
07/12/2004:   General Officer Assignment
07/12/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
07/09/2004:   U.S. Microwave Radio Relay Sites to Close in United Kingdom
07/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/09/2004:   DoD Announces Marine's Return to Military Control
07/09/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment
07/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/08/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/08/2004:   Transfer of Swedish Detainee Complete
07/07/2004:   Combatant Status Review Tribunal Order Issued
07/07/2004:   United States and Australia Sign Missile Defense Agreement
07/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/07/2004:   Presidential Military Order Applied to Nine more Combatants
07/07/2004:   General Officer Assignment
07/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/07/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of July 7, 2004
07/06/2004:   General Officer Assignments
07/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/06/2004:   DoD Tricare Regional Transitions Continue
07/03/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/02/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/01/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/01/2004:   DoD Announces Marine's Captured Status
07/01/2004:   Allied Countries Join Forces in Maritime Exercise
07/01/2004:   Flag Officer Assignment

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  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to Navy Chief Petty Officer 3rd Class Hester about the capabilities of the USS Zephyr on Naval Station Mayport, Fla., April 14, 2014. 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, speaks to sailors on Naval Station Mayport, Fla., April 14, 2014. Battaglia met with sailors, toured a patrol craft and discussed the benefits of the new GPS curriculum for transitioning service members and their families. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to Navy Chief Petty Officer Bolden in the engine room about the capabilities of the USS Zephyr on Naval Station Mayport, Fla., April 14, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Maria Contreras-Sweet, Small Business Administration administrator, talks with members of the Air Force participating in a Boots to Business class at the Pentagon, April 15, 2014. Boots to Business is an SBA sponsored, worldwide program offered as a component of the Defense Department's redesigned Transition Assistance Program (TAP) renamed Transition GPS. U.S. Air Force photo Jim Varhegyi
  • First Lady Michelle Obama visits with families working on crafts at Maryland Fisher House IV at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., April 14, 2014.  White House photo by Chuck Kennedy
  • An Afghan army commando runs to assist a wounded comrade into a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter while conducting a medical evacuation mission in Sorbaghal village in the Maiwand district of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, April 10, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Sara Wakai
  • Smoking brass casings fall from the bottom of an M2A1 machine gun fired by a member of the Massachusetts Army National Guard's Company B, 126th Brigade Support Battalion during weapons qualification on Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Jericho, Vt., April 5, 2014.  Massachusetts National Guard photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jerry Saslav
  • Air Force Senior Airman Sean Meehan, left, and Air Force Staff Sgt. Kane Lawlor provide cover after a tactical air insertion by a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during training on Fort Dix, N.J., April 10, 2014. Meehan and Lawlor, tactical air controllers, are assigned to New Jersey Air National Guard's 227th Air Support Operations Squadron, 177th Fighter Wing. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht
  • Two U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform an inverted formation fly-by during the Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona event at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 13, 2014. In addition to 14 aerial demonstrations, there were more than 40 aircraft static displays during the event.  U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey
  • U.S. Marines and sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island perform well deck operations with landing craft air cushion vehicles in the Pacific Ocean, April 9, 2014. The Makin Island is conducting amphibious squadron marine expeditionary unit integration training in preparation for an upcoming deployment.from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit.  U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Robin W. Peak
  • Air Force Capt. Sarah Evans dives during a swimming race at the 2014 Air Force Trials on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 7, 2014. Evans won first place in the women's 50-meter freestyle swimming competition. Evans is assigned to the 59th Medical Wing Patients Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo
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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.