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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 309-07
March 19, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. 
 
             Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin L. Sebban, 29, of Chattanooga, Tenn., died Mar. 17 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit. Sebban was assigned to the 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
 
             For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the 82nd Airborne Division public affairs office at (910) 432-0661.