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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 710-10
August 09, 2010

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

              Pfc. Paul O. Cuzzupe, 23, of Plant City, Fla., died Aug. 8 in Akhtar-Mohammad-Khan, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

              For more information, the media may contact the U.S. Army, Europe, and Seventh Army public affairs office at 011-49-622-157-6315 or ocpa.pi@eur.army.mil.