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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 7, 2005
Release Number: 05-06-06C




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


MARINE KILLED NEAR FALLUJAH BY IED

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – A Marine assigned to Regimental Combat Team-8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), was killed in action June 6 when an improvised explosive device detonated near the vehicle in which he was traveling.

The incident took place near Fallujah, Iraq.

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

TEXT FOR THIS RELEASE WAS PROVIDED BY THE 2ND MARINE DIVISION PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE AT CAMP BLUE DIAMOND, AR RAMADI, IRAQ. THE POINT OF CONTACT FOR CLARIFICATION ON THE CONTENT IS CAPT. JEFFREY S. POOL; PoolJS@gcemnf-wiraq.usmc.mil.


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