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Release No: 636-09
August 20, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


Sgt. 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.


For more information media may contact the Fort Eustis public affairs office at (757) 878-4823 / 4920.

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