Fallen soldier receives special honor

Montgomery, Ala. (WSFA) -- A fallen Alabama soldier received a special honor Friday. The Montgomery Military Entrance Processing Station held a dedication ceremony for Stephen Bicknell.

It dedicated it's ceremony room where oaths are taken to Bicknell, who was killed in Iraq in 2006.

Military officials say they chose Bicknell for many reasons including the fact that he died the same year he was sworn in.

Military Entrance Processing Centers across the country are holding dedication ceremonies to let America know they have not forgotten their fallen brothers and sisters.