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CENTCOM 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

May 12, 2005
Release Number: 05-05-15C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


SOLDIER KILLED NEAR MUSAYIB

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq -- A Soldier assigned to the 155th Brigade Combat Team, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), died May 12 when an improvised explosive device detonated near the soldier's vehicle. The incident took place during combat operations about nine miles east of Musayib.

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

The 155th BCT is a U.S. Army unit assigned to II MEF (Fwd) in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE MULTI-NATIONAL FORCE-WEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE AT CEPAOWO@CEMNF-WIRAQ.USMC.MIL.

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