Friday, August 21, 2009

Pentagon Identifies Army Casualty (OEF)

News in Balance

News in Balance:

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2009 -- The following news release made available Thursday by the U.S. Department of Defense is the text of a statement identifying a casualty:
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Spc. Paul E. Dumont, Jr., 23, of Williamsburg, Va., died Aug. 19 at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 149th Transportation Company, 10th Transportation Battalion, Fort Eustis, Va.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
(Report from a U.S. Defense Department news release.)

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