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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 22, 2005
Release Number: 05-06-30C




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


TWO SOLDIERS KILLED NEAR AR RAMADI

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq -- Two Soldiers assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), were killed in action June 21 by small-arms fire. 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.

The 2nd BCT is a U.S. Army unit assigned to II MEF (Fwd) in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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

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