There’s no word yet, at MacDill Air Force Base, if a special flight is scheduled to bring home Army Spc. Brittany B. Gordon for a final time.
She died while serving in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense has not released details about her death.
Gordon graduated from St. Petersburg High School in 2006 and was the daughter of St. Petersburg Assistant Police Chief Cedric Gordon and his former wife, Brenda Gordon.
Gordon’s mother left Sunday afternoon for Dover, Del., to be present for the arrival her daughter’s remains according the Tampa Bay Times.
“It’s devastating,” said St. Petersburg police Chief Chuck Harmon told the Tampa Bay Times. “I don’t think there can be anything more painful to go through. … Our thoughts and prayers are with him.”