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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

August 2, 2005
Release Number: 05-08-03C




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


MARINE KILLED BY CAR BOMB NEAR HIT

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – A Marine assigned to Regimental Combat Team-2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), was killed in action Aug. 1 by a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Hit, 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 or Multi-National Force-Iraq at (703) 270-0319.


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