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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.

09/30/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/30/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualties
09/30/2011:   General Officer Announcements
09/30/2011:   General Officer Announcements
09/30/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
09/30/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/29/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/29/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/29/2011:   New TRICARE Prime Enrollees Pay Adjusted Annual Fees
09/29/2011:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of September 27, 2011
09/29/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/29/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
09/28/2011:   Navy to Commission New Guided Missile Destroyer Spruance
09/28/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
09/28/2011:   DOD Announces Charges Referred Against Detainee Al Nashiri
09/27/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/26/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/26/2011:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of September 20, 2011
09/26/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/25/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
09/25/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/23/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/23/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
09/22/2011:   DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal Year-to-date 2011, Through August
09/22/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/22/2011:   General Officer Announcements
09/22/2011:   DOD Announces Return of Facilities in Germany
09/21/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/21/2011:   Deadline to Apply for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay Nears
09/21/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/20/2011:   McHugh Cites Major Improvements at Arlington National Cemetery
09/20/2011:   Airmen Missing In Action From WWII Identified
09/20/2011:   General Officer Announcement
09/19/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/19/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/18/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/16/2011:   DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
09/16/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/16/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/16/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/16/2011:   General Officer Announcement
09/15/2011:   Army Releases August Suicide Data
09/15/2011:   DOD Announces Appointment of Reserve Forces Policy Board Chairman
09/14/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/14/2011:   DOD Releases Unified Command Plan 2011 Change 1
09/14/2011:   Navy to Christen Joint High Speed Vessel Spearhead
09/14/2011:   National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of September 13, 2011
09/12/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/12/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/12/2011:   Medal of Honor Recipient to be Inducted into Hall of Heroes
09/12/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/12/2011:   General Officer Announcements
09/12/2011:   Flag Officer Announcements
09/11/2011:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
09/11/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
09/09/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
09/08/2011:   DOD Identifies Unit for Upcoming Afghanistan Rotation
09/08/2011:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
09/08/2011:   Limited Public Access to Pentagon Memorial
09/08/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/07/2011:   DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
09/06/2011:   USS New York to be in NYC to Commemorate 9/11
09/06/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/06/2011:   Senior Executive Service Announcements
09/04/2011:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
09/02/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty
09/02/2011:   General Officer Announcements
09/01/2011:   Air Force Pilot Missing From Vietnam War Identified
09/01/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualties
09/01/2011:   DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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  • Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, foreground, during a meeting at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
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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.