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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 24, 2005
Release Number: 05-05-29C



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


FOUR 155TH BCT SOLDIERS KILLED

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq -- Four Soldiers assigned to the 155th Brigade Combat Team, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), were killed yesterday when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

The incident took place during combat operations in Haswa, Iraq.

The names of the deceased are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The 155th BCT is assigned to II MEF (Fwd).

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE II MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE (FORWARD) PUBLIC AFFAIRS WATCH OFFICER AT CEPAOWO@CEMNF-WIRAQ.USMC.MIL

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