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Fluor contractor dies in Afghanistan attack

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on May 26, 2010

A Fluor Corp. employee from North Carolina was killed in a May 19 attack on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.

The contractor was the sole fatality, but several service members were wounded, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.The name of the contractor wasn’t released because of Fluor policy, said Keith Stephens, company spokesman. The casualty was Fluor’s first due to hostile action, he said.

Stephens said the contractor “was in an area of the base that was the focus of the attack

From GreenvilleOnline.com

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