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City of Fairborn hosts 18th Annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Whitney Vickers | Greene County News The City of Fairborn hosted the 18th Annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Sept. 11 on the front lawn of the National Center for Medical Readiness, otherwise known as Calamityille.

Whitney Vickers | Greene County News The City of Fairborn hosted the 18th Annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Sept. 11 on the front lawn of the National Center for Medical Readiness, otherwise known as Calamityille.


The City of Fairborn obtained a piece of steel from the twin towers in March 2011, which was incorporated into the city’s 9/11 memorial. Nine tree and 11 rose bushes are planted around the monument to symbolize the date. The memorial highlights that Fairborn “will never forget.” Pictured are members of the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Color Guard during the invocation, which was provided by American Legion Chaplin Kevin Knepp


The ceremony invited Col. Michael Phillips, vice commander of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base 88th Air Base Wing as the keynote speaker.


The American Legion Dignam-Whitmore Post 526 honored fallen service members with the annual rifle salute.


Retired Sergeant Del Braund, of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, concluded the event with the playing of bagpipes.


Whitney Vickers | Greene County News

The City of Fairborn hosted the 18th Annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Sept. 11 on the front lawn of the National Center for Medical Readiness, otherwise known as Calamityille.

The City of Fairborn obtained a piece of steel from the twin towers in March 2011, which was incorporated into the city’s 9/11 memorial. Nine tree and 11 rose bushes are planted around the monument to symbolize the date. The memorial highlights that Fairborn “will never forget.” Pictured are members of the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Color Guard during the invocation, which was provided by American Legion Chaplin Kevin Knepp

The ceremony invited Col. Michael Phillips, vice commander of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base 88th Air Base Wing as the keynote speaker.

The American Legion Dignam-Whitmore Post 526 honored fallen service members with the annual rifle salute.

Retired Sergeant Del Braund, of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, concluded the event with the playing of bagpipes.

Whitney Vickers | Greene County News The City of Fairborn hosted the 18th Annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Sept. 11 on the front lawn of the National Center for Medical Readiness, otherwise known as Calamityille.
https://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2019/09/web1_911cer20195.jpgWhitney Vickers | Greene County News The City of Fairborn hosted the 18th Annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Sept. 11 on the front lawn of the National Center for Medical Readiness, otherwise known as Calamityille.

The City of Fairborn obtained a piece of steel from the twin towers in March 2011, which was incorporated into the city’s 9/11 memorial. Nine tree and 11 rose bushes are planted around the monument to symbolize the date. The memorial highlights that Fairborn “will never forget.” Pictured are members of the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Color Guard during the invocation, which was provided by American Legion Chaplin Kevin Knepp
https://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2019/09/web1_911cer20198.jpgThe City of Fairborn obtained a piece of steel from the twin towers in March 2011, which was incorporated into the city’s 9/11 memorial. Nine tree and 11 rose bushes are planted around the monument to symbolize the date. The memorial highlights that Fairborn “will never forget.” Pictured are members of the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Color Guard during the invocation, which was provided by American Legion Chaplin Kevin Knepp

The ceremony invited Col. Michael Phillips, vice commander of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base 88th Air Base Wing as the keynote speaker.
https://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2019/09/web1_911cer20194.jpgThe ceremony invited Col. Michael Phillips, vice commander of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base 88th Air Base Wing as the keynote speaker.

The American Legion Dignam-Whitmore Post 526 honored fallen service members with the annual rifle salute.
https://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2019/09/web1_911cer20193.jpgThe American Legion Dignam-Whitmore Post 526 honored fallen service members with the annual rifle salute.

Retired Sergeant Del Braund, of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, concluded the event with the playing of bagpipes.
https://www.fairborndailyherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/50/2019/09/web1_911cer20191.jpgRetired Sergeant Del Braund, of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, concluded the event with the playing of bagpipes.
City of Fairborn hosts 18th Annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony