- Branch: U.S. Army
- Rank: Staff Sergeant
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ricardo Seija, 31, of Tampa, Fla., died July 8, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit in Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan, with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 978th Military Police Company, 93rd Military Police Battalion, Fort Bliss, Texas. He was a 1999 graduate of Leto High School.