Brian Terry’s family members open up about fallen Border Patrol Agent

Posted: December 19, 2010 in Battlefield Arizona, International Oppression, Mexico: Failed State, The Fallen, Trans-Border Crime

By Lauren Burgoyne

RIO RICO, AZ (KOLD)-Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry died in the line of duty but his family members say serving others is how he lived his life.

Prior to Terry’s career with Border Patrol, he served as a U.S. Marine and police officer in Michigan. Brian’s brother, Kent said his brother was a ‘true American’ who loved his job.Terry’s sister, Michelle Terry- Balogh from the Detroit area says, “It was always ‘I want to be a cop, I want to get the bad guys.’ ” Michelle Terry said her brother dreamed of becoming a federal agent but longed for having his own family as well.  

Agent Terry had planned a ten day trip to be with his family. He was supposed to fly home only three days after he was killed.

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