United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

News Releases

News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense. 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.

News Releases
08/31/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 30, 2011
08/31/2011:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal Year-to-Date 2011, Through July
08/30/2011:   DOD Announces Results of Educational Facilities Review
08/29/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/28/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/27/2011:   DOD Announces Hurricane Irene Dual-Status Commanders
08/27/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/27/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/26/2011:   DOD Identifies Unit for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation
08/26/2011:   Defense Department Prepares in Advance of Hurricane Irene
08/26/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/25/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 23, 2011
08/24/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/23/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcement
08/20/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/19/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/19/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 16, 2011
08/19/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
08/18/2011:   Army Announces Ground Combat Vehicle Contracts
08/17/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/17/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/17/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/17/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
08/16/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
08/16/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/16/2011:   Department of Defense Announces Return of Facilities in Belgium
08/15/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/15/2011:   Secretary of the Army John McHugh Announces Effort to Transform Army Management, Structure
08/13/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
08/13/2011:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
08/12/2011:   Army Released July Suicide Data
08/12/2011:   General Officer Announcements
08/11/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/11/2011:   DOD Identifies Service Members Killed In CH-47 Crash
08/10/2011:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 9, 2011
08/10/2011:   Army to Establish Energy Initiatives Office Task Force for Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects
08/10/2011:   General Officer Announcement
08/10/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
08/10/2011:   Flag Officer Assignments
08/09/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/09/2011:   2011 Department of Defense Maintenance Awards Winners Announced
08/09/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcement
08/09/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualties
08/08/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/08/2011:   Soldier Missing in Action from WWII Identified
08/06/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/06/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/06/2011:   Statement from the Secretary of Defense
08/06/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/05/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/05/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/05/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
08/05/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/05/2011:   Army Announces Nine Month Deployment Period
08/04/2011:   General Officer Announcements
08/03/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/03/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualties
08/03/2011:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 2, 2011
08/03/2011:   General Officer Announcements
08/02/2011:   Statement by Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta on Senate Confirmations
08/02/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
08/02/2011:   Statement by Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta on Ashton B. Carter
08/02/2011:   Soldier Missing from Vietnam War Identified
08/02/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
08/02/2011:   Flag Officer Announcement
08/02/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcement
08/01/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
General & Flag Officer Announcements
There are no General & Flag Officer Announcements available
Casualty Release
There are no Casualty Release available

Featured Photos & Videos More »

Start/stop Featured Photo Gallery Slideshow HEART TO HEARTLAYING A WREATHAMERICAN CEMETERYMOUNTAIN MOMENTSLED HOCKEYMARINE MARKSMENLEAP FROGSINFANTRY RUSHNational Hispanic Heritage Month 2014ENGAGING THE ENEMYNational Preparedness Month - 2014

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: Pentagon Briefing Discusses Funding ISIL Opposition

    Pentagon Briefing Discusses Funding ISIL Opposition

    ℠2014 - Pentagon Press Secretary RADM John Kirby said...

  • Video Thumbnail: DoD News Now: 1300 September 19, 2014

    DoD News Now: 1300 September 19, 2014

    ℠2014 - Remembering those Americans still missing in...

  • Video Thumbnail: 2014 National POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony

    2014 National POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony

    ℠2014- Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Vice...

  • Video Thumbnail: Search Goes on for America's MIAs

    Search Goes on for America's MIAs

    ℠2014 - The director of the National League of POW/MIA...

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.

Additional Links

Stay Connected