The Bay Area is getting ready to honor another fallen hero. Army Specialist Brittany Gordon was killed in Afghanistan on October 13th. She will arrive today at MacDill AFB for an honor escort.
Her family is also inviting the public to attend a celebration of Brittany’s life Thursday evening at 6 p.m. at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg.
Here is the information for Wednesday’s escort:
- Depart MacDill AFB Bayshore Gate at approximately Noon
- 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)
- 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)
- Ends at Lawson Funeral Home, 4535 Central Ave.