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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.

09/30/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/28/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - SEPT. 28
09/28/2001:   NATIONAL GUARD TO SUPPORT AVIATION SECURITY
09/28/2001:   VIETNAM WAR MIA IDENTIFIED
09/27/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/27/2001:   RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD UNITS CALLED UP - SEPTEMBER 27
09/27/2001:   DEFENSE OF FREEDOM MEDAL UNVEILED
09/26/2001:   MILITARY LIMITS BLOOD COLLECTION BY CIVILIAN AGENCIES
09/26/2001:   MORE NAVAL AND AIR FORCE RESERVE CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY
09/26/2001:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
09/25/2001:   SECRETARY RUMSFELD STATEMENT ON HOUSE PASSAGE OF FY02 DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION BILL
09/25/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/25/2001:   MORE NATIONAL GUARD, RESERVE UNITS CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY
09/24/2001:   DOD AUTHORIZES STOP LOSS
09/24/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/24/2001:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/23/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/22/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/22/2001:   MORE NATIONAL GUARD, RESERVE CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY
09/21/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/21/2001:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE INVOKES FEED AND FORAGE ACT
09/20/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/20/2001:   NATIONAL GUARD, RESERVE MOBILIZATION ISSUED FOR MORE THAN 5,000
09/19/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/18/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/18/2001:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/17/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/16/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/15/2001:   DOD CASUALTY UPDATE
09/15/2001:   U.S. CONCLUDES MILITARY TALKS WITH CHINA
09/15/2001:   CONTRACT AWARDED TO REBUILD PENTAGON
09/14/2001:   DOD RELEASES REVISED ESTIMATE OF UNACCOUNTED
09/14/2001:   DOD RELEASES NAMES OF ARMY UNACCOUNTED
09/14/2001:   DOD RELEASES NAMES OF DOD AGENCIES UNACCOUNTED
09/14/2001:   PARTIAL MOBILIZATION OF NATIONAL GUARD, RESERVE AUTHORIZED
09/14/2001:   FLIGHT DATA AND COCKPIT VOICE RECORDERS FOUND
09/13/2001:   DOD RELEASES LIST OF NAVY UNACCOUNTED
09/13/2001:   FINAL REPORT ON AL JABER AIR BASE RELEASED
09/13/2001:   FINAL REPORT CLOSES INVESTIGATION OF KUWAITI GIRLS' SCHOOL
09/13/2001:   DOD RELEASES INITIAL, PRELIMINARY ESTIMATE OF UNACCOUNTED
09/12/2001:   PENTAGON RECOVERY OPERATIONS CONTINUE
09/12/2001:   AIR FORCE RESPONSE TO TERRORIST ATTACKS
09/11/2001:   EMERGENCY RESPONSE AT THE PENTAGON
09/10/2001:   SECRETARY RUMSFELD LAUNCHES BATTLE AGAINST BUREAUCRACY
09/10/2001:   DOD SELECTS TRIBAL COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES FOR GRANTS
09/07/2001:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
09/07/2001:   DOD ANNOUNCES STRICTER BLOOD DONATION STANDARDS
09/07/2001:   EVAN G. GALBRAITH APPOINTED AS REPRESENTATIVE TO EUROPE
09/04/2001:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

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  • 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, 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
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks at the Five Star Veterans Center in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Battaglia met with state and city officials, business leaders, transitioning homeless veterans and staff members during his visit to the center.   DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • 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
  • 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.
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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.