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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 704-03
September 26, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of Sgt. 1st Class Robert E. Rooney, 43, of Nashua, N.H.  Rooney died on Sep. 25 at Shuabai Port, in Kuwait, when he was struck by a forklift and died of his injuries.

 

Rooney was assigned to the 379th Engineer Company, U.S. Army National Guard, based in Bourne, Mass.

 

This incident is under investigation.

 

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