Army Spc. Brittany Gordon’s Diginified Return Wednesday

Army Spc. Brittany B. Gordon was the daughter of St. Petersburg Assistant Police Chief Cedric Gordon and his former wife, Brenda Gordon. Photo courtesy of the Gordon family.

Army Spc. Brittany Gordon of St. Petersburg, who died Oct. 13, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, is coming home to Tampa Bay Wednesday.

Spc. Gordon, the daughter of St. Petersburg assistant police chief Cedric Gordon, died from 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, Wash.

Spc. Gordon’s remains will arrive at MacDill Air Force Base on Wednesday, October 24th. The Angel Flight for the daughter of the assistant police chief for St. Petersburg will arrive 11:15 a.m. and the honor escort is expected to leave the base at around 12:00 p.m.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office & Troop Support Alliance encourage the public to come out along the route and show your support!

The Troop Support Alliance will be set up in front of The Colonnade Restaurant 3401 Bayshore Blvd. with safe & easy parking and access to lining the route.

Fallen Hero Escort Route ~

MacDill AFB to St Pete Funeral Home

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Leave MacDill AFB Bayshore GateNorth 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)

Southbound  I-275

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)

The final destination is Lawson Funeral Home, 4535 Central  Ave., St.  Petersburg,  FL.


2 Responses

  1. She is ever on our hearts and is alive for ever. We known she is on the reign of The Father and is saying us to remember her with serenity. claudio alpaca

  2. I’m so sad over this still

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