Virginia Heroes

Ryan Casey McGhee

Corporal, Army

Born: November 4, 1987
Hometown: Fredericksburg
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: May 13, 2009
Died In: Balad, Iraq
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Seal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Global war on Terrorism Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal

Corporal McGhee served with the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia. He died from wounds sustained during a firefight.

He was a 2006 graduate of Massaponax High School.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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