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NEWS RELEASE
HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894


January 30, 2005
Release Number: 05-01-43C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



SERVICEMEMBER KILLED IN ACTION

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq -- A servicemember assigned to the I Marine Expeditionary Force was killed in action on Jan. 30 at about 3:30 a.m. while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in the Al Anbar Province.

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 personnel at greater risk.

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





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