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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 551-07
May 08, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died May 6 at Pol-e-Charki, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from small arms fire. Their deaths are under investigation.
 
            Killed were:
 
            Col. James W. Harrison Jr., 47, of Missouri. He was assigned to the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
 
            Master Sgt. Wilberto Sabalu Jr., 36, of Chicago. He was assigned to the U.S. Military Police School, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
 
            For more information on Harrison the media can contact the Fort Leavenworth public affairs office at (913) 684-1718. For more information on Sabalu the media can contact the Fort Leonard Wood public affairs office at (573) 563-4015.