Fairborn remembers 9/11


Becka Perales, director for Serco North America and wife of State Representative Rick Perales, served as the guest speaker of the event. She shared her story regarding where she was and how she found out that the 9/11 attacks had taken place.


Retired Sergeant of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department Del Braund concluded the ceremony with the playing of “Amazing Grace” on bagpipes. He is pictured as Roger Sloan, Chaplin of the American Legion Post 526, provided the benediction.


The ceremony took place on the front lawn of the National Center for Medical Readiness, otherwise known as Calamityville, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The National Center for Medical Readiness is also where the piece of steel from the former twin towers is located.


Whitney Vickers | Fairborn Herald

The City of Fairborn hosted its annual 9/11 rememberance ceremony Sept. 11. A number of local veterans organizations took part in the ceremony, including the American Legion Dignam-Whitmore Post 526 and VFW Post 6861.

Becka Perales, director for Serco North America and wife of State Representative Rick Perales, served as the guest speaker of the event. She shared her story regarding where she was and how she found out that the 9/11 attacks had taken place.
http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2017/09/web1_1-3.jpgBecka Perales, director for Serco North America and wife of State Representative Rick Perales, served as the guest speaker of the event. She shared her story regarding where she was and how she found out that the 9/11 attacks had taken place.

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Retired Sergeant of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department Del Braund concluded the ceremony with the playing of “Amazing Grace” on bagpipes. He is pictured as Roger Sloan, Chaplin of the American Legion Post 526, provided the benediction.
http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2017/09/web1_8.jpgRetired Sergeant of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department Del Braund concluded the ceremony with the playing of “Amazing Grace” on bagpipes. He is pictured as Roger Sloan, Chaplin of the American Legion Post 526, provided the benediction.

The ceremony took place on the front lawn of the National Center for Medical Readiness, otherwise known as Calamityville, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The National Center for Medical Readiness is also where the piece of steel from the former twin towers is located.
http://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2017/09/web1_11.jpgThe ceremony took place on the front lawn of the National Center for Medical Readiness, otherwise known as Calamityville, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The National Center for Medical Readiness is also where the piece of steel from the former twin towers is located.