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A Tragic Loss

I just received one of those e-mails you hate to get. Brandon Forrest Eggleston, the only son of Alisa Moody—who used to be one of my graphic designers at the NRA and now manages my website—was killed last night in Afghanistan by an IED. In addition to his mother, Brandon leaves behind a wife and two daughters. Brandon was on his third deployment and was a member of a Special Forces Ranger team. He was slated for helicopter pilot training next week and had bought a jump pass for his mother for a tandem jump over Mother’s Day weekend. Instead, she must fly to Dover, Del. and make arrangements to receive his remains.

April 27, 2012