Fort Bragg’s 82nd Airborne members deployed to Afghanistan revealed the baby’s gender in a truly special way. They stood in front of the flag armed with confetti cannons and with a special announcement for U.S. Army Spc. Christopher "Chris" Harris.
The wife of a fallen Fort Bragg soldier was just six weeks pregnant when she found out she would never see her husband again.
U.S. Army Spc. Christopher "Chris" Harris, 25, was killed August 2, by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan.
“She will grow up knowing everything about him. I will tell her every story and show her every picture I have. She will grow up with the utmost amount of pride in who her father was,” said Britt.
With every smile, tear, first step, Britt will be there for her daughter who she says looks just like her dad.
During a special fundraising tribute at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum. Featuring the All Veteran Group and Children of Fallen Heroes who took part in the celebration of Chris Harris life. The two groups have a very special connection with the Fort Bragg 82nd Airborne community and presented a check for $1,000.00 in honor of baby Michelle's father.
We have given our word that we will be there for them and look forward to watching her grow up.