Dunedin, Florida -- Fallen Army Spc. Zachary L. Shannon, who was killed in Kandahar, Afghanistan, is coming home.
Spc. Shannon, a graduate of Dunedin High School, was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.
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His remains arrived at MacDill Air Force Base at 10:30 a.m. and the escort began around 11:15 a.m.
Those who want to come out and show their support for Spc. Shannon and his family can set up along the parade route detailed below:
- Leave MacDill AFB Bayshore Gate
- North on Bayshore Boulevard
- East on Platt Street Bridge
- North on Florida Avenue (Left)
- East on Jackson (Right)
- North on Jefferson (Left)
- West on E. Polk St. (Left)
- North on Ashley St. (Right)
- Southbound I275
- Exit 60 West TIA/ Clearwater
- Take 60 West / Clearwater
- North on McMullen Booth Rd. (Right)
- West on 580 (Left)
- North on Pinehurst Rd. (Right)
- East on Michigan Blvd. (Right)
- North on CR-1 (Left)
- East on Curlew Rd. (Right)
Shannon's body will be laid to rest at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens at 1750 Curlew Road in Palm Harbor.