July 24, 2005
Marine killed by explosive device near Ar Rutbah
CAMP FALLUJAH , Iraq – A Marine assigned to Regimental Combat Team-2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), was killed in action July 23 when the vehicle he was in was struck by an improvised explosive device.
The incident occurred during combat operations near Ar Rutbah, Iraq .
The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT II MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE PUBLIC AFFAIRS AT: CEPAOWO@cemnf-wiraq.usmc.mil
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