Casey Sheehan perished
on April 4, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, as his army unit came under
enemy fire during the (2003-Present). He is best known as the son
actively protested the war following his death.
Sheehan joined the army
in 2000 and was assigned to the
82nd Field Artillery of the
1st Cavalry Division out of Fort Hood, Texas.
Sheehan was awarded the Purple
Heart and the Bronze Star posthumously.