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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

June 2, 2005
Release Number: 05-06-02C



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


SOLDIER KILLED BY IED IN AR RAMADI

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – A Soldier assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), was killed in action yesterday when an improvised explosive device detonated near the vehicle in which he was traveling. The Soldier was with a unit conducting combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

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

The 2nd BCT is an 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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