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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

January 21, 2006
Release Number: 06-01-15C



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


TWO MARINES KILLED IN HAQLANIYAH

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – Two Marines assigned to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), were killed in action by a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (SVBIED) while conducting combat operations in Haqlaniyah Jan. 20.

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

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE 2D MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER AT MNFWCEPAOWO@CEMNF-WIRAQ.USMC.MIL.




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