U.S. officer missing in Haiti

Posted by: Sherri Burnett-James - bio | email

PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI (WSFA) - A U.S. Air Force officer who graduated from University of Alabama, Birmingham is now missing in Haiti.

The family of 37-year-old Lieutenant Colonel Ken Bourland is hopeful he will be found alive. His wife said he arrived in Haiti with an Air Force team Tuesday, the same day as the earthquake.

The team helps prepare countries for assistance.

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