DoD Identifies Army 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 August 19th 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.
For more information media may contact the Fort Eustis public affairs office at (757) 878-4823 / 4920.
No. 637-09 August 20, 2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died August 18th in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle. They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.
Staff Sgt. Clayton P. Bowen, 29, of San Antonio, Texas
Pfc. Morris L. Walker, 23, of Chapel Hill, N.C
For more information the media may contact the U.S. Army, Alaska, public affairs office at (907) 384-1542.
U.S. Department of Defense
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