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writer , author , executive director of Veterans

Charles Sheehan-Miles is an American writer and veterans' advocate.


Sheehan-Miles, Charles Edward was born on February 12, 1971 in Atlanta. Son of Richard Edward and Rhonda Katrin Miles.


He served in the United States Army in the 1991 Persian Gulf War as a tank crewman in the 24th Infantry Division and was decorated for valor for helping rescue fellow tank crewmen from a burning tank during the Battle of Rumaila. He is the author of multiple novels: Prayer at Rumayla (2001) (), released under a creative commons license in 2007. Republic: A Novel of America's Future (2007) () Insurgent: Book 2 of America's Future (2012) Just Remember to Breathe (2012) A Song for Julia (2012) The Last Hour (2013) Nocturne (2013) (with Andrea Randall) Falling Stars (2013) Girl of Lies (2013) Girl of Rage (2014) Girl of Vengeance (2014) Several of his novels have been translated into German and Spanish, and A Song for Julia is scheduled for publication in translation by Turkish publisher Yabanci Yayinlari.


  • After the Gulf War, he became affiliated with numerous advocacy organizations, including serving as executive director of the National Gulf War Resource Center, as executive director of the Nuclear Policy Research Institute (an the organization founded by Helen Caldicott), as a board member at the Education for Peace in Iraq Center and as the founder/executive director of Veterans for Common Sense.


Married Veronica Francis Sheehan, April 1, 1994. Children: Khalil, Amirah.

Richard Edward

Rhonda Katrin Miles

Veronica Francis Sheehan

Khalil Sheehan-Miles

Amirah Sheehan-Miles