Dedication ceremony honoring LCpl. Casey Casanova who was killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom

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www.wxxv25.com – Ansley Brent – 2022-11-10 17:33:05

About a hundred people gathered at the Military Armed Forces at Camp Shelby today for a ceremony to dedicate an exhibit to the only female Mississippi killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

The Camp Shelby Joint Force Training Center hosted a memorial event and statue unveiling in honor of fallen Marine Lance Corporal Casey Casanova.

Casanova is a McComb native who made the ultimate sacrifice during a combat operation at Al Karmah, Iraq on May 2, 2008. Childhood friend Ashleigh Copeland said, “The Marine Corps core values, honor, courage, commitment, she was all of…

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