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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 892-06
September 11, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier, who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

            Pfc. Anthony P. Seig, 19, of Sunman, Ind., died on Sept. 9, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when he encountered indirect fire from enemy forces while on base. Seig was assigned to the Army's 118th Military Police Company, 519th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C.

            For more information related to this release, contact XVIII Airborne Corp Public Affairs at (910) 396-5600.