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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.

09/30/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/29/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
09/29/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/29/2006:   McNamara Volume in the History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Series Published
09/28/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/28/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/28/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/27/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/27/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/27/2006:   America Supports You Program Receives National Military Family Association Award
09/27/2006:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of September 27, 2006
09/26/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
09/26/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/26/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/26/2006:   Department of Defense Meet in London on Anti-WMD Trafficking
09/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
09/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/25/2006:   DoD Announces Iraq Force Adjustments
09/25/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/25/2006:   General Officer Announcement
09/25/2006:   General Officer Announcements
09/22/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/22/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/22/2006:   First Identification of U.S. Soldier Missing in Action from World War I
09/22/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
09/22/2006:   Flag Officer Assignment
09/22/2006:   General Officer Announcements
09/22/2006:   General Officer Announcements
09/21/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/21/2006:   Navy Aviator Missing In Action From Vietnam War is Identified
09/21/2006:   General Officer Assignments
09/20/2006:   WMD-CST Teams Certified for Maryland, Mississippi
09/20/2006:   Navy Christens Littoral Combat Ship Freedom
09/20/2006:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of September 20, 2006
09/20/2006:   Flag Officer Assignment
09/20/2006:   Flag Officer Announcements
09/19/2006:   Defense Science Board Celebrates 50 Years
09/19/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/19/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/19/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/19/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/18/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/18/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/18/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/18/2006:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
09/18/2006:   General Officer Assignments
09/18/2006:   Flag Officer Assignments
09/16/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/16/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casulaty
09/15/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/15/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/15/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/14/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/14/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/14/2006:   Detainee Transfer Announced
09/14/2006:   Flag Officer Announcements
09/13/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/13/2006:   Navy Christen's New Guided Missile Destroyer Sampson
09/13/2006:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of September 13, 2006
09/13/2006:   General Officer Announcement
09/12/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/12/2006:   Navy Names Newest Arleigh Burke Class Ship USS Gravely
09/12/2006:   General Officer Assignments
09/12/2006:   General Officer Assignment
09/11/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/11/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/11/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/11/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
09/11/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/11/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/11/2006:   General Officer Announcement
09/11/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/09/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/08/2006:   Airman Missing in Action From the Vietnam War is Identified
09/08/2006:   DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for August
09/08/2006:   DoD Announces Comprehensive Review of Military Awards
09/08/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
09/08/2006:   DoD Announces Installation Realignment in Italy
09/08/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/07/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/07/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/07/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/07/2006:   117 Cities Across all 50 States to Commemorate Victims of Sept. 11 with America Supports You Freedom Walks
09/07/2006:   Flag Officer Announcement
09/07/2006:   General Officer Announcement
09/07/2006:   General Officer Announcement
09/07/2006:   Pentagon Tours Announced
09/06/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/06/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/06/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties
09/06/2006:   DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
09/06/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/06/2006:   Defense Department Ordered to Take Custody of High-Value Detainees
09/06/2006:   National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of September 6, 2006
09/05/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/05/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/05/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
09/05/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/05/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/05/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
09/05/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/05/2006:   Rumsfeld Undergoes Successful Arthroscopic Surgery
09/05/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/05/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/01/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/01/2006:   Statement from the Secretary of Defense on the Ground-Based Missile Test
09/01/2006:   DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/01/2006:   DoD Identifies Army Casualties

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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.