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National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Weekend in Cooperstown
Dr. Angela Owen-Terry (L) and Sally Griffin get a closer look at the staue of their uncle John J. "Buck" O'Neil during an unveiling ceremony at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York on July 25, 2008. O'Neil was a player in the Negro Leagues and died in October 2006. The statue unveiling is part of the new John J. "Buck" O'Neil Lifetime Achievement Award. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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For the baseball player, see Jack Sheehan (baseball)

General John J. "Jack" Sheehan (born 1940) is a retired United States Marine Corps general. His final active duty commands, culminating 35 years of service in the Marine Corps, were as the Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (SACLANT) for NATO and as Commander-in-Chief for the U.S. Atlantic Command (CINCUSACOM) (1994-1997).

General Sheehan was born on August 23, 1940, in Somerville, Massachusetts. The son of Irish immigrants he is one of seven children. He graduated with a B.A. degree in English from Boston College in June 1962. After graduation, he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps. He holds an M.S. degree from Georgetown University in Government. His professional military education includes the Amphibious Warfare School, Naval Command and Staff College, and National War College.

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