Philip D. McGeath

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Abilene, TX

Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps

Rank: Corporal

Corporal Philip D. McGeath was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Corps, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Philip wanted to join the Marine Corps ever since his family spent a few years in Okinawa, Japan, while his father served as an airman. He died supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Helmand province, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.


Philip lived his life full of character, honesty, love, and hope. He was passionate about his family, his friends, and his faith.

Age: 25

Date of Death: January 18, 2012

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