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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.

08/31/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/31/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/31/2005:   General Officer Announcements
08/31/2005:   DoD Establishes Health Transformation Office
08/31/2005:   Secretary Rumsfeld Approves Changes to Improve Military Commission Procedures
08/31/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of August 31, 2005
08/30/2005:   DoD Announces SGLI Coverage Takes Effect Sept. 1
08/30/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/30/2005:   General Officer Announcements
08/30/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/29/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/27/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/26/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/26/2005:   General Officer Assignments
08/26/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/25/2005:   First Senior Enlisted Advisor to Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Selected
08/25/2005:   DoD Releases Task Force Report
08/24/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/24/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/24/2005:   Statement by Michael Wynne on Brac Commission Votes
08/24/2005:   Two Infantry Battalions to Deploy to Iraq for Election Period
08/24/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of August 24, 2005
08/24/2005:   General Officer Assignments
08/23/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/23/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/23/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/23/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/23/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/23/2005:   General Officer Announcement
08/23/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/23/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/22/2005:   Detainee Transfer Announced
08/22/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/19/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/19/2005:   Air Force Officer MIA From Vietnam War is Identified
08/19/2005:   DoD Announces One-Year Open Enrollment for SBP
08/19/2005:   General Officer Announcement
08/19/2005:   General Officer Assignments
08/18/2005:   DoD Sponsors Civil-Military Medicine Symposium
08/17/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/17/2005:   Flag Officer Assignment
08/17/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of August 17, 2005
08/16/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/16/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/16/2005:   U.S. Department of Defense - Israeli Ministry of Defense Joint Press Statement
08/16/2005:   General Officer Assignments
08/16/2005:   Contracts
08/15/2005:   Statement on Freedom Walk
08/15/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/15/2005:   DoD Releases Selected Acquisition Reports
08/15/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/15/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/15/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/15/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/15/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/15/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/12/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/12/2005:   Admiral Giambastiani Sworn in as Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
08/12/2005:   Air Force Chief of Staff to Retire
08/12/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/12/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/12/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/12/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/11/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/11/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/11/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/10/2005:   Flag Officer Assignments
08/10/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/10/2005:   Twelve MIAS from Vietnam War are Identified
08/10/2005:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for July
08/10/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/10/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of August 10, 2005
08/09/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/09/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/09/2005:   DoD Announces Edelman as the New Undersecretary of Defense for Policy
08/09/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/09/2005:   DoD Selects Tribal Colleges and Universities for Grants
08/09/2005:   Rumsfeld Announces America Supports You Freedom Walk
08/08/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/08/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/08/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/07/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/07/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/06/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/06/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/05/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/05/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/05/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/05/2005:   2005 Maintenance Depot-Level Award Winner Announced
08/05/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/05/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/04/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
08/04/2005:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
08/04/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
08/03/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/03/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
08/03/2005:   Flag Officer Assignments
08/03/2005:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of August 3, 2005
08/02/2005:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/02/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/01/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
08/01/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/01/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/01/2005:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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  • President Barack Obama, right, admires a ring U.S. Naval Academy football team members Cody Peterson, left, and Matt Aiken, center, presented to him at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The president presented the Navy midshipmen with the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, which goes to the academy team with the most victories against its service rivals.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel
  • President Barack Obama holds a ceremony to present midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy's football team with the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The trophy is an honor that goes to the team with the most victories against its service rivals. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Kenneth Johnson read the names of the fallen from Jacksonville on the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Johnson is the city's senior policy advisor on military affairs. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, talk at the NBA board of governors meeting in 
New York, April 17, 2014. During the meeting, Dempsey discussed a new partnership between the NBA and Defense Department to support for a commitment to service. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Spc. Josh Lueken provides security at Observation Post English in Afghanistan's Logar province, April 18, 2014. Lueken is assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Landry
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Orin Sanford looks out the side door of a UH-1Y Huey after taking off from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 18, 2014, to assist South Korea's efforts surrounding the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of South Korea. Sanford is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • Runners take off from the starting line at the Boston Marathon "shadow run" on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 18, 2014. More than 600 runners participated in the race. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gary J. Rihn
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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.