HomeMilitaryMemorial Day for the Priestap FamilyMemorial Day for the Priestap Family Kim Priestap May 28, 2007 Military 6 CommentsToday I’m thinking of my husband’s cousin, Sgt 1st Class James Priestap, who was killed by a sniper in Sadr City on Thanksgiving day last year. This is his wife and children’s first memorial day since his death. Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners Photo of the Day Related PostsThe Knucklehead of the Day award"I'm the one called "Doc"What Do Kerry, McCain, and Cheney Have In Common?About The Author Kim PriestapWife. Mom. First and Second Amendment enthusiast. Gun owner. I train often. ***** He can't even run his own life, I'll be damned if he'll run mine.