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Release No: 322-09
May 12, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.


Spc. Omar M. Albrak, 21, of Chicago, Ill., died May 9, in Baghdad, of injuries sustained during a motor vehicle accident.  He was an Individual Ready Reserve soldier assigned to the Headquarters, Multi-National Forces Iraq.


The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.


For more information the media may contact Central Command Public Affairs Office, 813-966-8947.

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