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Release No: 433-09
June 18, 2009

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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


                Master Sgt. Kevin A. Dupont, 52, of Templeton, Mass., died June 17 at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, of wounds suffered March 8 in Kandau, Afghanistan, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.  He was assigned to the 79th Troop Command, Rehoboth, Mass.


                For further information contact the Massachusetts Army National Guard public affairs office at (508) 233-6562; after hours call (508) 958-3187.

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