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Release No: 409-12
May 21, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

            They died May 20, in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 168th Brigade Support Battalion, 214th Fires Brigade, Fort Sill, Okla. 

            Killed were: 

            Capt. Jesse A. Ozbat, 28, of, Prince George, Va., and 

            2nd Lt. Tobias C. Alexander, 30, of Lawton, Okla. 

            For more information the media may contact the Fort Sill public affairs office at 580-442-2521.

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