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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 10, 2005
Release Number: 05-06-13C



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


FIVE MARINES KILLED BY IED

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – Five Marines assigned to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), were killed in action June 9, when their vehicle hit an explosive device while conducting combat operations near Haqlaniyah, Iraq.

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

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

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