Ft. Thomas Resident Killed in Afghanistan (The Funeral)

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    Ft. Thomas Resident Killed in Afghanistan (The Funeral)

    The local television news just reported that Brandon Pickering, a 2008 Highlands High School graduate, was killed while serving his country in Afghanistan.

    Rest in Peace, Brandon...and all those who have paid the ultimate price for us.
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    Last edited by Birdsfan; Apr 11, 11 at 04:57 PM.

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    Send a prayer up for his family, very sad news.

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    My prayers go out to the family and friends of this man.
    May Mr. Pickering R.I.P..

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    Heard about this at work today from a kid that was a friend of Brandon. So heart breaking to hear a true hero was taken from us all too soon. May God bless Brandon, his family and his friends. His sacrifice will not be forgotten.
    Last edited by Birdsfan; Apr 11, 11 at 05:01 PM.

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    Sad news, my prayers will be for his friends and family.

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    Prayers for this young man's family and friends. As Birdsfan stated he paid the ultimate price for our freedom and safety. RIP Brandon. God Bless you.
    Last edited by Birdsfan; Apr 11, 11 at 05:00 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LRCW View Post
    Prayers for this young man's family and friends. As Birdsfan stated he paid the ultimate price for our freedom and safety. RIP Brandon. God Bless you.
    I can't say it better. So very sad.

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    I've been told by a friend that his name was Brandon. The news report used the name "Randy." It's fixed in my original post, and the replies that used the name. Sorry about the confusion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LRCW View Post
    Prayers for this young man's family and friends. As Birdsfan stated he paid the ultimate price for our freedom and safety. RIP Brandon. God Bless you.
    Spot on LRCW.

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    A terrible tragedy. Thoughts and prayers to his family.

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    I fully expect Ft Thomas and NKY to roll out when they return this young man's body to its final resting place. The streets should be lined with people of all ages.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clyde View Post
    I fully expect Ft Thomas and NKY to roll out when they return this young man's body to its final resting place. The streets should be lined with people of all ages.
    If you hear of details on when that may be and what is being done...please post them here!

    "All gave some, some gave all".

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    This breaks my heart. I'd like to read some things about him. Praying for his family and people who cared for him.

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    Such sad news. Prayers go out to his family and friends.

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    RIP young man.

    Keep us updated and let us know when our fallen hero will be coming home!

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