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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1043-07
August 25, 2007

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Aug. 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device. They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Lewis, Wash.
  
            Killed were:
 
            Sgt. 1st Class Adrian M. Elizalde, 30, of North Bend, Ore.
 
            Sgt. 1st Class Michael J. Tully, 33, of Falls Creek, Penn.
 
            For more information related to this release, the media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at (910) 432-6005 ( <http://news.soc.mil/> http://news.soc.mil)