Operation Iraqi Freedom, Fallen Heroes, Iraq War 03/19/03

Joseph D Caskey

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

June 26, 2010

Age Military Rank Unit/Location
24 Marine Sgt

3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force

Camp Pendleton, California

 Killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Sgt. Joseph D. Caskey, U.S. Marine Corps, 24, of West View died June 26 while proudly serving his country in Afghanistan.
He was the beloved son of Gerald and Debra (Davis) Caskey; brother of Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Caskey U.S. Air Force, of Kentucky; Staff Sgt. Joshua Caskey, USMC, of California; and John Caskey of Alabama; and grandson of Dorothy and the late Joseph Davis and the late John and Berna Lee Caskey.
Joseph was a 2004 graduate of North Hills High School.
CASKEY - Friends of Sgt. Joseph D. Caskey, who died Saturday, June 26, 2010, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, July 5, at the H.P. BRANDT FUNERAL HOME INC., 1032 Perry Highway, Ross Township, 412-364-4444. Additional visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Unity Baptist Church of Harlansburg, 304 Old Route 19, New Castle, PA. 16101.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church, the Semper Fi Fund or the Wounded Warrior Project. 
The Associated Press

PITTSBURGH A Marine from Pittsburgh has been killed in Afghanistan.

The Defense Department reports that 24-year-old Sgt. Joseph D. Caskey died Saturday while supporting combat operations in Helmand province.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Caskey followed his grandfather, father, mother and two older brothers into the military after graduating from North Hills High School in 2004.

His family says he was killed when an improvised explosive device struck the vehicle he was riding in. It was his second tour of duty overseas.

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