Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Army Spc. Paul E. Dumont, Jr.

Remember Our Heroes

Army Spc. Paul E. Dumont, Jr., 23, of Williamsburg, Va.

Spc. Dumont was assigned to the 149th Transportation Company, 10th Transportation Battalion, Fort Eustis, Va.; died Aug. 19, 2009 at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

The Virginian-Pilot -- A soldier from Williamsburg who died in Afghanistan on Wednesday was serving as a wheeled vehicle mechanic with a unit from Fort Eustis, an Army official said Friday.

Spc. Paul E. Dumont Jr., died of injuries suffered in a noncombat-related incident at Kandahar Airfield. The Defense Department did not specify how he died but said the incident is under investigation.

Dumont, 23, was assigned to the 149th Transportation Company, 10th Transportation Battalion at Fort Eustis. The 149th left for a yearlong deployment in March.

Dumont joined the Army in August 2004. After training at Fort Knox, he was assigned to the 149th. He served in Iraq from October 2005 to October 2006.

His awards include the Army Commendation Medal and Army Achievement Medal.

He is survived by his wife and parents.

Army Spc. Paul E. Dumont, Jr. was killed in a non-combat related incident on 8/19/09.

1 comment:

Jesscia Oatman Photography said...

Thank you so much for all that you do. The cards we received from you all throughout the past year has been amazing. Thank you!
Sister to fallen soldier SGT Paul E Dumont jr.
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