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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

May 19, 2005
Release Number: 05-05-24C


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


U.S. SOLDIER KILLED IN RAMADI

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – A Soldier assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), was killed May 18 during an indirect fire attack on Forward Operating Base Ramadi.

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

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

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE II MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE AT

CEPAOWO@cemnf-wiraq.usmc.mil



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