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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1408-07
December 14, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

          The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
          Sgt. Samuel E. Kelsey, 24, of Troup, Texas, died Dec 13 in Tunnis, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.
 
          For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Fort Stewart public affairs office at (912) 767-2479.