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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

September 20, 2005
Release Number: 05-09-15C




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



FOUR II MEF SOLDIERS KILLED BY IED

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – Four Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), were killed in action by improvised explosive devices during two separate incidents while conducting combat operations Sept. 19 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

Several U.S. Army units are attached to II MEF (Fwd) during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

The names of the Soldiers are being withheld pending notification of next of kin and release by the Department of Defense.

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




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