Assigned to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Gulf Region Division, Baghdad
Incident: Navy Cmdr. Duane G. Wolfe died May 25 southeast of Fallujah, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.
IA commander killed by bomb in Fallujah
By Andrew Scutro
A Navy Reserve officer serving in Iraq as an individual augmentee died Monday after his convoy was hit by a roadside bomb outside Fallujah, the Defense Department announced Wednesday.
Cmdr. Duane G. Wolfe was 54. According to a spokeswoman at Naval Base Ventura County, Wolfe worked in civilian life at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., as the civilian deputy commander at the 30th Space Wing Mission Support Group. In Iraq, he was attached to the Army Corps of Engineers.
Two others were killed and two were wounded in the attack, although they were not identified in the news release.
Wolfe was the officer-in-charge of the Anbar area office, overseeing $300 million worth of construction projects in the formerly volatile province. Most projects were for local Iraqis, including “the first ever waste treatment facility for Fallujah,”…