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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

April 30, 2005
Release Number: 05-04-33C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


SOLDIER ASSIGNED TO MARINE UNIT KILLED IN KHALADIYAH

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – A U.S. Soldier assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), was killed April 30 by enemy small-arms fire.

The incident took place in Khaladiyah, Iraq.

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

The 2nd BCT is a U.S. Army unit assigned to II MEF (Fwd) during Operation Iraqi Freedom.




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