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Greer Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense said Sunday that Sgt. Channing Hicks, 24, of Greer, was killed in action.

An Upstate soldier has been killed in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense said Sunday that Sgt. Channing Hicks, 24, of Greer, was killed in action.

Hicks along with Spc. Joseph A. Richardson, 23, of Booneville, Ark., died Nov. 16 in Paktika province from injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

Hicks was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.

Jennifer Zerlaut November 18, 2012 at 10:10 PM
My deepest condolonces to Sgt. Hicks family and friends. Also for the family and friends of Spc. Richardsons family and friends.
Yvonne Williams November 18, 2012 at 10:19 PM
My heart goes out to his family. God bless them l.
Rhonda Jean Craig-Cochran November 18, 2012 at 11:39 PM
Thoughts & Prayers for this Family and Friends.
Nancy Harrison November 21, 2012 at 01:59 PM
My condolences to the Hicks family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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