These boots represent the 1466 Us Military Personnel Killed in Iraq (so far). The exhibition on The Human Cost of the Iraq War was in Austin at Zilker Park today. Also included in the exhibit was a wall of names listing the names and ages of 11,000 Iraqi civilians known killed.
Lance Cpl Franklin A. Sweger died in enemy action in Anbar Province, December 16, 2004. To match faces with the names, check out Faces of the Fallen.