A wreath was laid Friday morning at the September 11th memorial in front of the NORAD and Northern Command headquarters.
The ceremony was held Friday at NORAD headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. The memorial at Peterson Air Force Base points toward New York City. It’s made of a steel beam from one of the Twin Towers.
Northern Command's deputy chief, Lt. Gen. Frank Grass, spoke during the ceremony. A wreath will be placed at a 9/11 memorial outside the NORAD/Northern Command headquarters building.
The ceremony will included a short prayer and a moment of silence.
“It’s something that has changed all our lives, especially those in the military and those who support our military,” said Lt. Commander Bill Lewis, “we continue to fight the fight that was born on that day.”
NORAD is a U.S.-Canada command responsible for defending the skies over both nations and monitoring sea traffic off their shores. Northern Command is responsible for U.S. homeland defense and assisting civil authorities during emergencies.
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