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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.

07/31/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
07/30/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/30/2010:   Navy to Commission Submarine Missouri
07/30/2010:   General Officer Assignment
07/30/2010:   DOD Announces School Year 2010/2011 Child Care Fee Policy
07/30/2010:   General Officer Assignments
07/29/2010:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
07/29/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/29/2010:   Final Environmental Impact Statement for Guam and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Military Relocation Released
07/29/2010:   Air Force Announces MC12W Basing Proposal
07/29/2010:   Air Force Announces C-27J Basing Proposal
07/29/2010:   Air Force Announces F-16 Training Mission
07/29/2010:   Air Force Announces F-35 Basing Proposal
07/29/2010:   Air Force Announces F-22 Fleet Consolidation
07/29/2010:   Army Releases Health Promotion, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention Report
07/28/2010:   Air Force Announces F-35 Basing Proposal
07/28/2010:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated
07/27/2010:   DOD Announces Navy Casualty and Identifies Sailor Listed as Whereabouts Unknown
07/27/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments
07/26/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/26/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
07/26/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualties
07/26/2010:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/24/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/23/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/23/2010:   General Officer Assignments
07/22/2010:   Detainee Transfer Announced
07/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/22/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/22/2010:   General Officer Assignments
07/21/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/21/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/21/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of July 20, 2010
07/21/2010:   General Officer Announcement
07/21/2010:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/20/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/20/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/20/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/20/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/20/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/20/2010:   General Officer Announcement
07/20/2010:   Flag Officer Announcement
07/20/2010:   General Officer Announcement
07/20/2010:   General Officer Assignments
07/20/2010:   DOD to Resume Restructured Military Spouse Career Program
07/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
07/19/2010:   Detainee Transfer Announced
07/19/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/16/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
07/16/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
07/16/2010:   DOD Awards $227 Million in Research Funding
07/16/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/15/2010:   Army Releases June Suicide Data
07/14/2010:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of July 13, 2010
07/14/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/14/2010:   General Officer Announcements
07/14/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/13/2010:   Detainee Transfer Announced
07/13/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/13/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/13/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/13/2010:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for June 2010
07/13/2010:   Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments
07/12/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/12/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/12/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/12/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/12/2010:   DOD Announces Remaining Eight National Guard HRFs
07/12/2010:   Flag Officer Announcement
07/12/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/12/2010:   General Officer Announcement
07/12/2010:   General Officer Assignments
07/09/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
07/09/2010:   Flag Officer Assignment
07/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
07/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/08/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/07/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
07/07/2010:   Soldier Missing In Action from World War I Identified
07/07/2010:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of July 06, 2010
07/07/2010:   Military Commission Guilty Plea
07/07/2010:   Flag Officer Assignments
07/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/06/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/03/2010:   DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty
07/03/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/03/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/03/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/03/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
07/02/2010:   Seven Missing WWII Airmen Identified
07/02/2010:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
07/02/2010:   General Officer Assignment
07/02/2010:   General Officer Announcement
07/02/2010:   Flag Officer Announcements
07/01/2010:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel greets Mexican Brig. Gen. Uriel Rios as U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Simeon G. Trombitas, senior defense official in Mexico, looks on upon Hagel's arrival in Mexico City, April 23, 2014. Rios is a liaison officer to the Mexican secretariat of national defense. Hagel will attend a defense ministerial conference with Mexico, Canada and the United States before traveling to Guatemala. Earlier in the day, Hagel toured Fort Bragg, N.C. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • First Lady Michelle Obama greets service members after participating in a "Joining Forces" event on Fort Campbell, Ky., April 23, 2014. During the event, Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, launched the Veterans Service Center, the first online one-stop shopping tool for veterans, transitioning service members and spouses seeking jobs.
 White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon
  • President Barack Obama views the scene of the mudslide in Oso, Wash., from Marine One, April 22, 2014. Obama later met privately with families who lost loved ones. White House photo by Pete Souza
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosts an honor cordon for French army Gen. Pierre de Villiers, chief of the defense staff, at the Pentagon, April 23, 2014. The two leaders later discussed bilateral defense topics.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class John Delong tracks with another parachutist during free fall training on Naval Station Rota Spain in Rota, Spain, April 14, 2014. Delong is assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8.  U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Nathaniel Spencer
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Michael Milano jumps over a wall during a mock helicopter raid as part of weapons and tactics instructor course Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., April 9, 2014. Milano is an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Marine Division's India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher A. Mendoza
  • U.S. Air Force and Marine engineers insulate the roof at the Edward P. Yorke school during New Horizons 2014 in Belize City, Belize, April 18, 2014. U.S. Southern Command sponsored the exercise, during which civil engineers from the United States and Belize will construct three school additions in Belize City and one in Hattieville.  U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kelly Ogden
  • U.S. Army Spc. Steven Dixon, left, and U.S. Army Capt. Harjind Sidhu examine a patient's teeth during New Horizons Belize 2014 in Progresso, Belize, April 11, 2014. Dixon is a dental technician and Sidhu is a dentist. The medical training exercise gives U.S. and Canadian military doctors and nurses the opportunity to work with their Belize counterparts to provide free care to Belizeans. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar
  • Army 2nd Lt. John Bergman low crawls through a water obstacle during the 31st annual Best Ranger Competition at Camp Rogers on Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Bergman is assigned to the 25th Infantry Division. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austin Berner
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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.