STAMFORD - A local Navy SEAL killed in the line of duty is being honored.

Chief Petty Officer Brian Bill was killed on August 6, 2011 when his helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan.

Stamford Mayor Mike Pavia and Gov. Dannel Malloy say the city will commemorate August 6 as Brian Bill Day.

The Brian Bill Memorial Fund is also working to raise money to build a war monument in Stamford.

Brian Bill Memorial Fund