Sunday, March 1, 2015

Brian Terry Statue erected to Honor him

From FOX News:

Statue honoring murdered Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry unveiled
March 1, 2015

A statue honoring murdered United States Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was unveiled Saturday at the now re-named Brian Terry Patrol Station in Bisbee, Arizona.

 "That iconic image of Brian carrying his BordTac team member on his shoulders represents everything good about Brian, his strength, his determination, his attention to detail, his love for the Border Patrol and his love for his fellow agents," Terry's cousin, Robert Heyer, said.

 Terry's family established the Brian Terry Foundation to honor his memory and create a legacy in his name. The foundation provides emotional and financial assistance for U.S. Border Patrol agents and their families.

 Terry was killed in a 2010 gun fight between border patrol agents and members of a gang attempting to steal marijuana from smugglers. Authorities later determined that the gang's weapons were part of the Justice Department's botched "gun-walking" program Operation Fast and Furious...

More details here.

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