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CENTCOMNEWS 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

February 20, 2005
Release Number: 05-02-29C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Marine killed in Al Anbar Province

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq - A Marine assigned to I Marine Expeditionary Force was killed in action February 19, while conducting security and stability operations 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 our personnel at greater risk.

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

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE 1st MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE AT IMEFMEDIATEAM@IMEFDM.USMC.MIL

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