Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Remembrance for 9/11

Today marks the anniversary of 9/11, Patriot Day and the annual “National Day of Service and Remembrance.”
"Behind this National Day of Service and Remembrance are the patriots who died on 9/11, the men and women protecting and defending our nation, and families all across America supporting their loved ones. With eternal strength and dedicated resolve, we gather our memories, hope and prayers to pay reverence and respect to all we have lost, our veterans, and all who continue to serve," said Tom Pierson, Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber President & CEO.
September 11 Flag Lowering
Governor Chris Gregoire joins President Obama in directing Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff in recognition of Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, 2012.
Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business Tuesday, or first thing Wednesday morning.
Tacoma Fire Department Ceremony
Today, the Tacoma Fire Department (TFD) will honor the heroes and victims of 9/11 at a public remembrance ceremony at the Firefighter’s Memorial, 3301 Ruston Way. The remembrance ceremony starts at 9:30 a.m.

Rebuilding the World Trade Center
In honor of the 11th anniversary of September 11th, EarthCam is proud to premiere this new commemorative time-lapse with cinematic views of the World Trade Center site from multiple webcams. The movie focuses on the rise of One World Trade Center, New York's tallest building, and has spectacular shots of the entire downtown New York City skyline. The footage was captured between February 2010 and September 2012.


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