First Lt. Andrew Bacevich Jr. was killed in Iraq on Mother's Day. His mother and father received the news when two uniformed officers rang their doorbell in Walpole, Mass.
Bacevich is the 3,400th U.S. serviceman to die in Iraq. His father, a professor of international relations at Boston University, is one of the most prominent critics of the Iraq war in America.
Professor Andrew Bacevich is a retired Army colonel and a veteran of the Vietnam War.