It was smart of John Moore to photograph the Border Patrol agents behind a fence.
TUCSON, ARIZONA -- Agent Brian A. Terry, 40, who was shot dead in a firefight with a suspected "rip crew" -- bandits who rob illegal immigrants and drug smugglers -- in mountainous canyon lands a few miles northwest of the border city of Nogales on December 14. Four men were arrested following Terry's death, although none have been charged with his murder.
"He went out every day knowing that what he was doing was benefiting not him, but others," Kurt R. Martin, a friend of the fallen agent told a crowd of around 3,000 people gathered in the outdoor Kino Stadium in Tucson.
Among those attending the memorial service were Senator Jon Kyl, an Arizona Republican, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Alan D. Bersin.