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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 13, 2005
Release Number: 05-06-15C



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


TWO SOLDIERS KILLED BY IED

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – Two Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), were killed June 11 when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device. The incident took place during combat operations about 18 miles southwest of Taqaddum, Iraq.

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

Several U.S. Army units are attached to II MEF (Fwd) during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE CONTACT II MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE PUBLIC AFFAIRS. CEPAOWO@cemnf-wiraq.usmc.mil or PoolJS@gcemnf-wiraq.usmc.mil

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