Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Friend: Hero's welcome waiting for Alex Jimenez

No matter how or when Alex R. Jimenez comes home from Iraq, he'll receive a hero's welcome, family friend Wendy Luzon said last night.

Jimenez, a 25-year-old Army specialist from Lawrence , was among the US soldiers captured -- or killed -- by insurgents in an ambush Saturday south of Baghdad by a group that includes Al Qaeda members, Department of Defense officials said last night. The group, the Islamic State of Iraq, warned the United States not to search for the missing soldiers.

Read the rest at the Boston Globe