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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.

09/30/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/30/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/30/2003:   Smallpox Research Project Data Presented
09/29/2003:   Navy Names New Amphibious Assault Ship Makin Island
09/29/2003:   Vietnam War MIA's Identified
09/28/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/27/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/27/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/26/2003:   Army Announces Mobilization of Two National Guard Brigades
09/26/2003:   Tricare Retail Pharmacy Contract Award Announced
09/26/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/25/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/25/2003:   U.S. Transportation Command Appointed as Defense Distribution Process Owner
09/25/2003:   General Officer Announcement
09/24/2003:   General Officer Announcements
09/24/2003:   Remains of U.S. Servicemen Recovered in North Korea
09/24/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of Sept. 24, 2003
09/24/2003:   Joint Statement on U.S.-Pakistan Defense Consultative Group
09/23/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
09/23/2003:   General Officer Announcement
09/22/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
09/22/2003:   Flag Officer Announcement
09/21/2003:   General Officer Assignment
09/19/2003:   DoD Announces European Facilities Turnover
09/17/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/17/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/16/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/16/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of September 17, 2003
09/16/2003:   Flag Officer Assignments
09/15/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
09/12/2003:   POW/MIA Documents Released to Russians
09/12/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/12/2003:   General Officer Announcements
09/11/2003:   2003 Modeling and Simulation Award Winners Announced
09/11/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
09/11/2003:   Flag Officer Announcment
09/11/2003:   Key U.S. Official Concludes Russia Visit
09/10/2003:   DoD Appoints First New Tricare Regional Director
09/10/2003:   General and Flag Officer Announcements
09/10/2003:   2003 Maintenance Award Winners Announced
09/10/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/10/2003:   Navy Issues Decision on Super Hornet Basing
09/10/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of September 10, 2003
09/08/2003:   2003 DoD Maintenance Symposium, Exhibition Set
09/05/2003:   General Officer Assignments
09/04/2003:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/04/2003:   DoD Selects Hispanic Serving Institutions for Grants
09/03/2003:   DoD Approves use of Ceremonial Bugle
09/03/2003:   U.S. Chemical Weapons Destruction Extension Requested
09/03/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
09/03/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
09/03/2003:   National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of Sept. 3, 2003
09/02/2003:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/02/2003:   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.