October 23, 2006, Ahmed K. Altaie
was categorized as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown when
he allegedly was kidnapped while on his way to visit
family in Baghdad, Iraq. The Pentagon changed his status
to missing-captured on December 11.
Specialist Altaie, age 41, was assigned
to the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Baghdad.
Spec. Altaie lived in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Byron Fouty, age 19, from Waterford,
MI is one of two soldiers listed as missing-captured
since June 27, 2007. Both soldiers were initially listed
as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown after their patrol
was attacked by enemy forces using automatic fire and
explosives in Taqa, Iraq, on May 12, 2007. Five other
soldiers were killed in the attack. Specialist Alex R.
Jimenez, age 25, from Lawrence, MA is the second
soldier. Both are assigned to Company D, 4th
Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat
Team, 10th Mountain Division.