Honoring our Fallen Hero: CPL. BENJAMIN C. DILLON Killed in action on Oct. 7, 2007 Operation Iraqi Freedom Cpl Benjamin C. Dillon, 22, was a gun team leader assigned to 3 rd Battalion, 75 th Ranger Regiment at Fort Benning, Ga. He was born on Sept. 9, 1985, in Rootstown, Ohio. He was killed on Oct. 7, 2007, while engaged in combat operations against known enemies of the United States of America in Northern Iraq. He was a veteran of operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom.