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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 099-10
February 05, 2010

DOD Announces Army Civilian Employee As Excused Absence Whereabouts Unknown

The Department of Defense today announced the identity of a civilian employee listed as Excused Absence Whereabouts Unknown (EAWUN) while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

Issa T. Salomi, 60, of El Cajon, Calif., has been unaccounted for since Jan. 23.  He was last seen in Baghdad, Iraq, where he is assigned to U.S. Forces – Iraq.

 

Search and recovery efforts are ongoing.

 

For more information contact the U.S. Forces - Iraq at (240) 553-0581 ext. 3747 or usfipressdesk@iraq.centcom.mil.