December 20, 2013

Terry Gordon - U.S. Military

Spc. Terry K. D. Gordon, age 22, of Shubuta, Mississippi, died on December 17, 2013, in Now Bahar, Afghanistan.

Terry was assigned to 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.

Terry was in a helicopter which crashed. Six U.S. soldiers died in this tragedy. The incident is under investigation. The helicopter crashed and then was attacked by enemy insurgents.

Terry attended Quitman High School. He was a member of the Junior ROTC.

High school officials stated that Terry was a great kid. He exuded confidence and was dependable and well respected by his peers. He had always wanted to join the military. 

Still others said that he had a captivating personality. He was popular.  
Father, place Terry on
the stairway to Heaven

The local community are mourning his death and will forever remember him. 

Terry is survived by many loving friends and relatives. 

Thank you for serving, Terry.

Pray for those who die young in a foreign land.

Pray without ceasing unto God for an end to this war in Afghanistan. It is enough. We are sick with grief for men like Terry. He would not have died in a helicopter accident in Afghanistan if there was no war in Afghanistan. God give us peace.

Pray that Terry is in heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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