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Age:   19
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Date of Death: 8/27/2004
Incident Location: Habbaniyah, Iraq
 
Branch of Military:   Army
Rank: Spc.
Unit: 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
Unit's Base: Camp Greaves, Korea

†Army Spc. Omead H. Razani Omead H. Razani, a medic, taught the soldiers in his platoon lifesaving techniques. When a suicide bomber detonated his car beside Staff Sgt. Tracey Koontz''s vehicle, that training saved Koontz''s life. "That''s why I am able to stand here before you today," he said. Razani, 19, of Los Angeles, died Aug. 27 of non-combat related injuries in Habbaniyah, Iraq. He was based in Camp Greaves, Korea. Razani''s father immigrated to the United States from Iran in the 1960s to practice medicine _ an interest he passed on to his son. Razani was looking at prospective colleges and was planning to continue paramedic training after he returned from Iraq.
Source: Associated Press
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