Guardsman speaks, honors fallen police officer at VFW Memorial Day parade
By Master Sgt. Christopher Botzum, 111th FW Public Affairs
/ Published July 17, 2013
HORSHAM AIR GUARD STATION, Pa. -- Senior Master Sgt. John Lyon, human resource advisor for the111th Fighter Wing joined the parents and wife of fallen Plymouth Township police officer Brad Fox on May 27 at the Warminster, Pa. Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Day Parade. Brad's parents, Thomas and Kathy Fox, and his widow Lynsay were the Grand Marshals of this year's parade. Lyon delivered a speech to the crowd, prior to the start of the parade. Brad, raised in Warminster and a two-tour, Iraq-deployed Marine veteran, was shot and killed in the line of police duty on the evening before his 35th birthday, Sept. 13, 2012. His K-9, Nick, was also injured in the incident.