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HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
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May 3, 2004
Release Number: 04-05-08C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



ONE MARINE KILLED IN AL ANBAR PROVINCE

CAMP FALLUJAH -- One Marine assigned to I Marine Expeditionary Force was killed today as a result of enemy action in the Al Anbar Province while conducting security and stability operations.

I MEF force protection measures preclude the release of any information that could aid enemy personnel in assessing the effectiveness or lack thereof with regard to their tactics, techniques and procedures. The release of more details about the incident could place our personnel at greater risk.

The name of the deceased is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

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