Kevin Baker

 

Age: 39

 

Summary: disabled Gulf War veteran who planned to ride his hand-propelled bicycle from Norman, Oklahoma to Washington, D.C. and from Gettysburg, Pa. to Marseilles, Ill. to support a new flag designed to honor fallen members of the military after he was injured while serving as a firefighter in Kuwait in the 1990's when a missile struck his barracks, who planned to fly the Honor & Remember Flag from his bike and encourage people along the way to sign a petition urging Congress to adopt the flag as a new national symbol by passing HR Bill 1034, but who had a history of seizures stemming from a traumatic brain injury.

 

 

Cause of Death: In his sleep

 

Born: May 15, 1970

 

Died: March 13, 2009

 

Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana