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Ahmed Kousay Altaie

Home of record: Ann Arbor Michigan
Status: POW

An Iraqi who emigrated to the United Kingdom and then the United States, Ahmed Altaie was a U.S. Army linguist serving in Iraq when he was kidnapped while visiting the Karrada neighborhood in central Baghdad, Iraq to visit his wife's family. He remains missing in action and unaccounted for, and is believed to have died in captivity.


Prisoner of War Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

Sergeant Ahmed Kousay Altaie, United States Army (Reserve), was captured on October 23, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, and remains Missing in Action.

Action Date: October 23, 2006

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Division: Prisoner of War (Iraq)