ASU Alum reaches major military milestone

Montgomery, Ala. (WSFA) -- An ASU alum and Gulf War hero received a major honor Friday.  Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Eligah Hanks, Jr. was promoted to colonel at a promotion ceremony on the campus of Alabama State.

Colonel Hanks credits his success to the education he received at the university.

He has served in the United States Air Force for 22 years.