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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 308-04
April 12, 2004

DoD Announces Army Soldiers as Wherabouts-Unknown

The Department of Defense announced today the identity of two soldiers listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN) who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

The soldiers were unaccounted for since April 9 when their convoy came under attack by individuals using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire. Both soldiers were assigned to the Army Reserves 724th Transportation Company, Bartonville, Ill. Reported as DUSTWUN are:

Sgt. Elmer C. Krause, 40, of Greensboro, N.C.

Pfc. Keith M. Maupin, 20, of Batavia, Ohio.

The incident is under investigation.

For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.

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