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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.

07/31/2006:   Defense Department to Host Second Annual 'America Supports You' Freedom Walk
07/31/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/31/2006:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/28/2006:   Navy Names Two New Combat Logistics Force Ships
07/28/2006:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
07/28/2006:   Flag Officer Announcement
07/27/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/27/2006:   DoD Announces Units for Next Operation Iraqi Freedom Rotation
07/27/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/27/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/27/2006:   General Officer Annoucement
07/26/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/26/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/26/2006:   General Officer Announcement
07/26/2006:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of July 26, 2006
07/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/25/2006:   DoD Announces Certification for WMD-CST Teams in Four States
07/24/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/24/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/24/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/22/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/21/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/21/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/21/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/20/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/20/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/20/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/20/2006:   DoD Announces Selection of Enlisted Advisor for Reserve Affairs
07/19/2006:   DoD, Maryland Partner to Improve Chesapeake Bay Restoration
07/19/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/19/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/19/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/19/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/19/2006:   General Officer Annoucement
07/19/2006:   General Officer Announcement
07/19/2006:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of July 19, 2006
07/18/2006:   Missing WWII Airmen Identified
07/18/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/18/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/18/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/18/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/17/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/17/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/17/2006:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/14/2006:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
07/14/2006:   General Officer Announcement
07/14/2006:   General Officer Announcement
07/14/2006:   General Officer Assignments
07/13/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2006:   General Officer Announcement
07/13/2006:   Navy Christens Amphibious Transport Dock Ship Green Bay
07/13/2006:   General Officer Announcement
07/12/2006:   DoD Announces Next Phase of NSPS Implementation
07/12/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/12/2006:   DoD Awards Grants to Minority Institutions
07/12/2006:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of July 12, 2006
07/11/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/10/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
07/10/2006:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for June
07/10/2006:   General Officer Announcement
07/08/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/07/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/07/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/07/2006:   Joint Strike Fighter Named Lightning II
07/07/2006:   DoD Makes Changes to Qualifications for TRICARE Reserve Select
07/07/2006:   General Officer Assignments
07/07/2006:   General Officer Assignments
07/06/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/06/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/06/2006:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized
07/06/2006:   General Officer Assignment
07/06/2006:   DoD Announces 2006 Freedom Award Recipients
07/06/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/05/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/05/2006:   AFN To End Radio Play-By-Play Sports
07/05/2006:   Flag Officer Assignment
07/05/2006:   DoD Announces Installation Realignment in Turkey
07/02/2006:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
07/01/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/01/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
07/01/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos, foreground, at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, foreground, during a meeting at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with U.S. military assigned to duty in Canada during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, signs the guestbook of Canadian Air Force Gen. Thomas J. Lawson, chief of Canada's defense staff, during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • 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
  • 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.