SSG Brandon R. Pepper, 31, Essex, 02, 03 AUG

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We have been invited by the family of SSG Brandon R. Pepper to honor and show our respects for his ultimate sacrifice in service to his country. He was born July 16, 1981 and KIA in Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) on July 21, 2012. He was assigned as a Communications Sergeant in 2011 with the 4th Bat, 3rd SFG after enlisting in the Army Reserve in 2000 and going Active Duty in 2008. This was his second deployment.   He is survived by his parents Capt. John F. Pepper (ret) and Geraldine M. Pepper (nee Baker), brothers Nicholas, John and SSG Derek Pepper, dear grandson of Marie Baker, and his wife Lindsay.

Services will be as follows:
Thursday, 2 August 2012
        Bruzdzinski Funeral Home, P.A.
        1407 Old Eastern Ave. (intersection of Rt. 702)
        Essex, Md 21221
        Visitation 3:00-5:00, 7:00-9:00
        Rally at the funeral home at 2:00. This will be a flag line only. Please come for at least one session or both if you can.
Friday, 3 August 2012
        Our Lady Queen of Peace Church
        10003 Bird River Rd
        Middle River, Md 21220
        Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00
        We will rally at the funeral home at 0930 to escort Sgt Pepper to the church and stand a flag line for him until services are completed. Cremation and burial will be on the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery on August 9, 2012.
 Weather is expected to be sunny with a high of 91 deg on Thursday and 92 deg on Friday. Please bring 3x5 flags for the flag lines and dress appropriately. Bring plenty of water to stay hydrated. All services are available in the area.
Ride Captain: Russ Burks

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