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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

July 18, 2005
Release Number: 05-07-10C



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


SOLDIER KILLED BY VBIED NEAR ISKANDARIYAH

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq -- A Soldier assigned to the 155th Brigade Combat Team, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), died July 16 of wounds received July 15 from a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.

The incident occurred during combat operations near Iskandariyah.

The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE II MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE AT CEPAOWO@cemnf-wiraq.usmc.mil


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