Salutes & Awards

September 17, 2016
 

Remembering 9/11

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Cheyenne A. Powers

Members from the Tucson Highlanders Pipes and Drums Scottish Pipe Band performs during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony held at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 9, 2016. The band played “Amazing Grace” to honor those who lost their lives during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
 

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Cheyenne A. Powers

A bunker display rests on a stage during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony held at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 9, 2016. The ceremony was held to honor and remember all the lives lost during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
 

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Cheyenne A. Powers

Dan Rowan, New York City Fire Department Engine Co. 33/Ladder 9 first responder, speaks at a 9/11 remembrance ceremony held at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 9, 2016. Rowan spoke about his experiences as a first responder during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.




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