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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 140-03
March 23, 2003

DOD IDENTIFIES SOLDIER KILLED AT CAMP PENNSYLVANIA, KUWAIT

The Department of Defense announced today the identity of an American officer killed by a grenade when he was sleeping in a tent at Camp Pennsylvania, Kuwait, on March 22. Killed was Army Capt. Christopher Scott Seifert, 27. No home-of-record is available.

Seifert was assigned to the 1-101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.