Greater Brandon area residents are invited to pay tribute at the honor escort for U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matt Sitton. The fallen hero escort will leave MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa at around 10:50 a.m. today, Aug. 10. The motorcade will enter Pinellas County around 11:30 a.m., according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.
Sitton's and encourages people to come out along the route and show their support.
Sitton, 26, died ; it was the third deployment for the Indian Rocks Christian School graduate.
Honor Escort Route:
- Leave MacDill AFB Bayshore Gate
- North on Bayshore Boulevard
- East on Platt St. Bridge
- North on Florida Ave. (Left)
- East on Jackson St. (Right)
- North on N. Jefferson St. (Left)
- East on Twiggs St. (Right)
- North on Channelside Drive (Left)
- East on SR 60
- North on 22nd Street (Left)
- West on I-4 (Left)
- South on I-275
- West on Ulmerton Rd.
- North on Indian Rocks Rd. N. (Right)
- Hubble Funeral Home on Right at 499 N. Indian Rocks Rd.