FALMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- We're learning more tonight about Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Kyle Milliken, the Navy SEAL from Falmouth, killed in combat in Somalia.
Several groups have expressed their gratitude for Milliken's service -- from Maine's congressional delegation to Milliken's high school.
But those who knew him before his time in the service say Milliken had special qualities that made him the right person to join one of the most elite team's in the US military.
He says the graduation rate for the NAVY Seal program is under twenty percent - and only a tiny fraction of those people are considered for elite teams like SEAL team six.
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