Clermont County bids farewell to a local hero killed in Afghanistan

Clermont County lost a hero Wednesday, July 8 and laid him to rest Friday, July 17.

Residents from around the county shared in the sorrow with the family of U.S. Army Specialist E-4 Gregory James Missman, 36.

Spec. Missman died of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms fire. He was serving with the 4th Infantry Division, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 704th Brigade Support Battalion in Jalalabad, Afghanistan when the attack occurred.