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I am honored to have Johnny Spann join me for the #SOTU . Johnny’s son, CIA officer Mike Spann, was a native Alabamian and the first American killed in combat in Afghanistan. We should never forget American heroes like Mike who made the ultimate sacrifice!

When Mike Spann became the first American killed in the wars that followed 9/11, his son was a newborn in his mother’s arms at the funeral. Now Jake Spann is 18 and thinking about the father he never knew. @ianshapira 

Jake Spann was just six months old when his dad, CIA paramilitary officer Johnny "Mike" Spann, became the first American killed in action on November 25, 2001 in Afghanistan. This year, both Jake -- and the war his father died in -- both turned 18.

"My mom and grandfather all say we have the same voice," says Jake Spann, son of CIA officer Johnny "Mike" Spann.

Column: Mike Spann was killed in Afghanistan in 2001 during a prison uprising after interrogating "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh, who now walks free. Spare a moment to remember him on Memorial Day, writes @John_Kass .

Mike Spann was killed in Afghanistan in 2001 during a prison uprising after interrogating “American TalibanJohn Walker Lindh, who now walks free. Spare a moment to remember him on Memorial Day, writes columnist @John_Kass .

If you have a quiet moment on Memorial Day, stop and remember Johnny "Mike" Spann, writes @John_Kass . Spann is said to be the first American killed in the war in Afghanistan in 2001.

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"I wanted them to hold off and not let him out," says Johnny Spann, father of slain CIA officer Johnny "Mike" Spann, about John Walker Lindh, the so-called "American Taliban" released from prison after reports that he was still radicalized.

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"I wanted them to hold off and not let him out," says Johnny Spann, father of slain CIA officer Johnny "Mike" Spann about John Walker Lindh, the so-called "American Taliban" released from prison after reports that he was still radicalized.

John Walker Lindh: — Joined the Taliban — Trained with al-Qaeda — Met Osama bin Laden — Knew OBL planning attacks — Lied to Mike Spann at Qala-i-Jangi — Part of prison uprising killing Spann — Intel says unrepentant radical — Getting out of jail Thursday

Action. Responsibility. Leadership. All traits Mike Spann displayed when he deployed to Afghanistan in the fall of 2001. #inmemoriam 

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CIA #Museum  Artifact of the Week: Bible Used in a Memorial Service Honoring Mike Spann

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ICYMI: CIA #Museum  Artifact of the Week: Bible Used in a Memorial Service Honoring Mike Spann

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Mike Spann was killed on 25 November 2001 while fighting in an uprising at Qali-Jangi prison in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan.

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