United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

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.

08/31/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/31/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
08/31/2004:   DoD Announces Completion of Tricare North Region
08/31/2004:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
08/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/30/2004:   Military HIV/AIDS Workshop Scheduled
08/30/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/28/2004:   DoD Response to CBS Report
08/27/2004:   Fourth Military Commission Concludes Week of Trials
08/27/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/27/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/27/2004:   Navy to Commission Destroyer Momsen
08/26/2004:   Third Military Commission Interrupted by Yemeni Detainee Request
08/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/26/2004:   General Officer Announcements
08/26/2004:   General Officer Assignments
08/26/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/25/2004:   Australian Citizen is the Second Commissions Case
08/25/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/25/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/25/2004:   General Officer Announcement
08/25/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of August 25, 2004
08/24/2004:   First Military Commission Convened at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
08/24/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/24/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/24/2004:   Secretary Rumsfeld Statement on Independent Panel Report
08/24/2004:   Independent Panel Delivers Detention Operations Report
08/24/2004:   DoD Announces Newman's Own Grant Recipients
08/23/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/23/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
08/23/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/23/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/23/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/20/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/20/2004:   Data-Mining of DoD Purchase Cards Leads to Multiple Indictments
08/20/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
08/20/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/20/2004:   Flag Officer Announcements
08/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/19/2004:   General Officer Assignment
08/19/2004:   General Officer Announcement
08/19/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/19/2004:   General Officer Announcement
08/19/2004:   DoD Releases Selected Acquisition Reports
08/19/2004:   SARS Report
08/18/2004:   DoD Accepts First UID Items
08/18/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/18/2004:   General Officer Announcements
08/18/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
08/18/2004:   General Officer Assignments
08/18/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of August 18, 2004
08/17/2004:   New Navy Ship Named
08/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
08/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/16/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
08/16/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/16/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/15/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/14/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/13/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/13/2004:   DoD Accommodations Program Earns National Recognition
08/12/2004:   DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
08/11/2004:   DoD Assists CDC with Anthrax Plasma Project
08/11/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of August 11, 2004
08/10/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/10/2004:   Notice
08/10/2004:   Flag Officer Announcements
08/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
08/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/09/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/09/2004:   General Officer Assignments
08/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/07/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/06/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/06/2004:   Secretary of the Navy Honors New Hampshire – Names New Attack Submarine After the Granite State
08/06/2004:   MIA Identified from Vietnam War
08/06/2004:   Flag Officer Assignments
08/05/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
08/05/2004:   Armed Forces Voters Week Begins Sept. 3
08/04/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/04/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/04/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/04/2004:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/04/2004:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of August 4, 2004
08/03/2004:   Remains of American MIAs Found in North Korea
08/02/2004:   Transfer of Five Moroccan Detainees Completed
08/02/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/02/2004:   General Officer Assignments
08/02/2004:   POW/MIA Consultations Conclude in Cambodia

Featured Photos More »

  • 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
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, explores the instrument panel of the Midnight Express, a tactical training boat within the Coast Guard's Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron, in Jacksonville, Fla., April 16, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • 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
Start/stop Featured Photo Gallery Slideshow PRESS BRIEFINGCAPABILITIES BRIEFINGENLISTMENT TALKMIDNIGHT EXPRESSEXTRACTING TROOPSSOLDIER RIDENAVY UNDERWATER VEHICLESEARCH REPLENISHMENTWEAPONS LESSON

The Pentagon Channel

  • Video Thumbnail: Russian Actions Strengthen NATO Resolve

    Russian Actions Strengthen NATO Resolve

    ℠2014 - After meeting with his Polish counterpart at...

  • Video Thumbnail: New Korea Agreement Offsets U.S. Costs

    New Korea Agreement Offsets U.S. Costs

    ℠2014 - A new agreement between the U.S. and the...

  • Video Thumbnail: U.S. Navy Assists in ROK Ferry Response

    U.S. Navy Assists in ROK Ferry Response

    ℠2014 - USS Bonhomme Richard is joining the response...

  • Video Thumbnail: Report Warns of Force Cuts from Sequestration

    Report Warns of Force Cuts from Sequestration

    ℠2014 - A new DoD report outlines potential cuts as a...

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.