Pfc. Julian L. Colvin, 21, of Birmingham, Ala., died July 22 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an enemy improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 508th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. PFC. Colvin was slain in the line of duty on July 22, 2012 in Afghanistan while serving his country as a soldier in the U.S. Army. He served strongly and faithfully until his untimely demise. His benevolence to his country will be forever remembered in the hearts of his family and friends and gratefully acknowledged by the U.S. Government with thankfulness and appreciation. Left to cherish and delight in his memory are his mother, Carla Chandler Colvin; his father, Alfred L. Colvin, Jr.; his brother, Alfred L. Colvin, III; special siblings, KeAndre and Chad Story; a special aunt, Kendra M. Chandler; his grandmother, Lillian Chandler and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 10:00 am at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church with burial at Elmwood Cemetery. Davenport & Harris Directing. Published in The Birmingham News from August 1 to August 3, 2012.