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 arrived at MacDill AFB Wednesday morning and the honor escort left the base at around 12:00 p.m. Below is the updated route. Please come out along the route and show your support!
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Fallen Hero Escort Route from MacDill AFB to Lawson Funeral Home Wednesday, October 24, 2012 / Leaving Base around 12:00 p.m.
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
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