TAMPA BAY - A military escort will be held to honor the fallen Dunedin soldier Army Spc. Zachary L. Shannon on Monday, March 25.
Shannon died on March 11 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, where he was serving.
He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.
Shannon's remains will arrive at MacDill AFB on Monday at 10:30 a.m. The escort route is open to the public and is expected to begin around 11:15 a.m.
You can watch the event live when it starts here: ( http://wfts.tv/WoDD7f)
His family would be most appreciative to everyone that can come out along the route to show their support.
See the fallen Soldier Escort Route 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)
-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)
-Curlew Hills Memory Gardens
1750 Curlew Road
Palm Harbor, Fla. 34683
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