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 23, 2005
Release Number: 05-08-35C
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MARINE KILLED BY AN IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVICE NEAR FALLUJAH
CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – A Marine assigned to Regimental Combat Team-8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), was killed in action Aug. 22 when the vehicle he was in was struck by an improvised explosive device.
The incident took place during combat operations near Fallujah, Iraq.
The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin and release by the Department of Defense.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE MULTI-NATIONAL FORCE-WEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE AT CEPAOWO@CEMNF-WIRAQ.USMC.MIL.
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