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Mike Spann

CIA Agent Mike Spann: America's Very First Casualty in the War on Terror

Brian Glyn Williams | Posted 02.16.2014 | World
Brian Glyn Williams

While Spann's death created a stir at the time (the CIA rarely announces the deaths of its covert operatives), it was soon to be overshadowed by the deaths of thousands more Americans who would die fighting an emboldened Taliban insurgency and against Shiites and Sunnis in distant Iraq.

CIA Marks Death Of Spy With A Rare Request

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- CIA officers are asking people to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of the first American killed in the Afghan war by donating to h...