David Gee, Sheriff
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Release Number: 12-396
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- October 22, 2012
- Contact Person:
- Cristal Bermudez Nunez : firstname.lastname@example.org
Fallen Hero Escort This Wednesday
Fallen Hero Escort for Army Spc. Brittany Gordon.
- October 24, 2012
- Time: 12:00 PM
Army Spc. Brittany Gordon of St. Petersburg, died Oct. 13, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked her unit with an improvised explosive device. She was assigned to the 572 Military Intelligence Company, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.
Spc. Gordon's remains will arrive at MacDill AFB on Wednesday, October 24th at 11:15 a.m. and the honor escort is expected to leave the base at around 12:00 p.m. Below is the updated route. Please come out along the route and show your support!
Fallen Hero Escort Route from MacDill AFB to Lawson Funeral Home
Leave MacDill AFB Bayshore Gate
North on Bayshore Blvd.
East on Platt St. Bridge
North on Florida Ave. (Left)
East on Jackson St. (Right)
North on N. Jefferson St. (Left)
West on E. Polk St. (Left)
North on Ashley St. (Right)
Exit 23A (I-375)
Merge onto 4th Av N (to the right)
South on MLK Blvd. (Right)
West on 1st Ave N. - Passing St. Petersburg Police Department (Right)
South on N. 16th St. (Left)
West on Central Av (Right)
Lawson Funeral Home
4535 Central Ave.
St. Petersburg, FL
Please pass this along and as always, thanks for supporting our troops!