Monday, January 22, 2007

Johnathan Millican reported killed in Iraq

A soldier from Locust Fork has become the first Alabama soldier killed in Iraq in 2007.

Johnathan Millican, 20, is a native of Locust Fork. He graduated high school from there in 2005.

Millican was a member of the Army Airborne Artillery Brigade. His father says Millican was killed during an ambush on his unit.

Millican was based out of Fort Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska, where his wife lives.

Millican's body will be flown there for a ceremony. Another ceremony will also be held in Blount County.

From WBRC 6