Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell Edwin Horne, III

United States Coast Guard, U.S. Government

End of Watch Sunday, December 2, 2012

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Reflections for Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell Edwin Horne, III

Rest in peace, chief. We'll take it from here.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Griffin Kirsch
United States Navy, San Diego, CA

December 3, 2012

Rest in Peace brother. God bless you and your family.

Major Anthony M. Schilling
U.S. Army Military Police, Retired

December 3, 2012

I promise that your sacrifice will not be forgotten. Your service to this country and your dilligence will live on. My condolonces to the Horne family and friends.

ME1 Sean Lawler
US Coast Guard

December 3, 2012

Another tragedy and we so often forget our brothers in the USCG. Hard way to be awakened to the fact that these brothers, too, are constantly putting themselves out there - for the rest of us! Peace and comfort to Officer Horne's family, co-workers, and unborn child. May God grant that child the knowledge of what a unique and special person her father is!

Steve Crandall
Park Manager / Officer
Turtle River State Park
North Dakota Parks & Recreation Dept

December 3, 2012

Dear Family,

My heart aches for your loss of husband and father. May God give you strength, peace, and comfort as you walk through the days and weeks ahead. Please know others hurt with you and will keep you in our prayers.

Marcia Sage Leake
Granddaughter of a fallen officer

December 3, 2012

As a former Coast Guardsman 5 years served, and a 31 year Law Enforcement veteran, I feel the loss....The Coast Guard provides so much to our Country in the way of SaR, environmental protection, as well as the Law Enforcement arm of the waterways. You served well, Chief...the lord needs you in the ranks of his over us all...Semper Paratus!

Captain John Quinlan
San Mateo County Sheriff's Office (CA)

December 3, 2012

Rest well my brother for your sacrifice was not in vain. As you take the watch over us in heaven, we'll take care of it down here. May God bless the family physical, law enforcement, and Coast Guard with peace and comfort.

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13
Rev. Carlos Stapleton
JCSO, Chaplain Fairview VFD

December 3, 2012

Rest In Peace Chief Petty Officer Horne.

Officer Christopher Goodwin (Retired)
Charlotte-Mecklenburg NC Police Dept.

December 3, 2012

You swore to protect your society comrade and gave your life in doing so. I am so sorry to hear of your passing, RIP brother.

SPI Paul Jenkins
England, British Police

December 3, 2012

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

December 3, 2012

God didn’t promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, sun without rain; but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears and light for the way.

Rest in peace.

Michelle, wife of US Marshal

December 3, 2012

Rest in peace my brother. Evil will never prosper as long as brave men such as yourself stand for good.

I hope in time your family and the Coast Guard find peace in your passing.

Police Officer II D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

December 3, 2012

Rest easy Chief....
USCG Veteran O-153

New York State Police

December 3, 2012

RIP brother, god bless your family

Retired Officer Landrum
California Highway Patrol

December 3, 2012

Thank you for your sacrifice, it will never be forgotten. May God keep your family in His arms.

Special Agent #8268
Homeland Security Investigations, Phoenix, AZ

December 3, 2012

There's a legend in the Coast Guard that has been retold for centuries. While the places and circumstances may be altered through time, the legend remains the same.

One cold night a freighter was disabled due to high winds and towering waves. As the ship lay broken on the rocks they did the only thing they could the United States Coast Guard. As the Coast Guard boat crew readied to launch, one excited civilian approached a grizzled surfman and told him that it was madness to go out into such huge waves.

The Coast Guardsman gave a terse reply that has gone down into history. He simply said, "Regulations say that you've got to go out, but you don't have to come back."

Thanks Chief Horne for keeping our nation safe. When confronted with you last call you did not waiver and bravely went out. You are a credit to all of us who have worn the Treasury Shield on our forearms. May you always have fair seas and following tides.

Semper Paratus

Paul Branaman, USCG Retired
United States Coast Guard

December 3, 2012

My dad spent 20 years in the Coast Guard and if he were still with us I know he would send his sympathies.

God speed and may your family find peace.

USCG Daughter

December 3, 2012

CPO Horne,
My heart breaks for your wife & children. You were a hero by serving our country in keeping our coastal borders safe. There will not be justice on this earth for your killers but there will, one day, be justice. I pray for strength & support for your wife & for your children to grow up knowing their Daddy was a hero.

Survivor of Trooper Calvin Taylor

December 3, 2012

My husband did this work in the CG for some time. I tried not to think of the dangers. After all, the CG is a life-saving branch of the service, right? Of course these men and women are in danger all the time. They are also a law enformcement agency. My heart goes out to you and your family. I cannot imagine your shock, grief and sadness. May God bless your children and may they know their Dad was a brave man trying to keep our coastline safe. Peace to you as you walk through your grief. Margie Pasero

Margie Paser
USCG Wife for 20 years

December 3, 2012

R.I.P. BROTHER Horne!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

December 3, 2012

"To the family and friends of Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne, III:
May God's grace be with you during your time of grief. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and we feel your loss and share in your sorrow. Bless Terrell for the sacrifice he has made to make a better life for the rest of us."
The Lloyd Family of Los Gatos, CA

RIP: CPO Terrell Horne, III

"Eternal Father, bless Thy Chiefs
Who guide and lead with firm beliefs
In Courage, Commitment and Honor bright.
Strengthen with Thy holy might
Those who wear the anchors of the CPO.
O, guard them, Lord, where're they go."

Thankful Citizen

December 3, 2012

Rest in Peace, and my God bless your wife, children, and Coast Guard team mates.

E. John Jacobson
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary

December 3, 2012

Rest in peace my brother and may god bless your family and Co-workers.


December 3, 2012

RIP Brother. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and your partners.


December 3, 2012

Thank you Chief for your service to our country. May God be with you, your family and you shipmates. Rest In Peace Chief!

A Coast Guardsmen fFather and Police Corporal.

Corporal Kevin McEvoy
San Bruno Police Department, California

December 3, 2012

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