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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 20, 2005
Release Number: 05-06-25C



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



MARINE KILLED IN KARABILAH

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – A Marine assigned to Regimental Combat Team-2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), was killed in action June 18 by small-arms fire.

The incident took place during Operation Spear, a combat operation in Karabilah, Iraq.

The name of the deceased is 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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