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9-11 Veterans Memorial Bridge Walk Wednesday morning

Sep 09, 2019
Courtesy of: Belfast VFW The 9/11 Heroes flag, pictured at Belfast VFW headquarters, was carried in the Sept. 11 commemoration last year. It bears the names of all those who died Sept. 11, 2001, including first responders.

Belfast — Randall Collins Post 3108, Veterans of Foreign Wars, will lead the annual 9-11 Bridge Walk Wednesday morning in memory of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, and of the passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93.

An opening ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Bridge (Route 1) with the VFW color guard, a 21-gun salute and the playing of "Taps."

Following the ceremony, participants will step off at 8:46 a.m., when the first plane hit the World Trade Center in 2001.

Participants include Patriot Riders Motorcycle Club, Faith Temple Church, Bank of America, Belfast Lions Club, Sen. Erin Herbig, and others. The public is welcome.


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Comments (2)
Posted by: VFW POST 3108 | Sep 09, 2019 19:36

Thank you for making correction.  :-)

Posted by: VFW POST 3108 | Sep 09, 2019 19:03

The event starts at 8:30, NOT 9:30.  That was a misprint by the paper.

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