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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 17, 2005
Release Number: 05-06-23C



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


TWO MARINES KILLED IN ACTION

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – Two Marines assigned to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), were killed in action June 16 when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device. The incident took place during combat operations near Ar Ramadi, 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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