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Release No: 369-09
May 28, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


                Maged M. Hussein, 43, of Cairo, Egypt, died May 25 in Al Taqaddum, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq.  He was employed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, Jacksonville, Fla.


                For more information the media may contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers public affairs office at (202) 761-4715 or (202) 761-0011.

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