9/11 remembrance ceremony held at Nellis

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Nellis Airmen hold a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center flag pole, Sept. 11, 2018. The 9/11 terrorist attacks changed the course of the country and made us aware of our responsibilities as citizens.

 
Nellis Air Force Base Airmen came together during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center flag pole, Sept. 11, 2018. The ceremony remembered those who lost their lives and those who continue to support the eradication of terrorism throughout the world with the singing of the national anthem, a moment of silence and the ringing of a bell to remember victims of the deadliest terrorist attacks in the United States. 
 

Airmen came together during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony held at the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center flag pole, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 11, 2018. The ceremony was both patriotic and somber, with the singing of the national anthem, the U.S. flag to half-staff and ringing a bell to remember victims of the terrorist attacks.

 

Airmen assigned to the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron prepare to raise the American flag in front of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 11, 2018. The Nellis community held a ceremony to honor the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

 

Lt. Col. Patrick Kolesiak, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron commander provides remarks during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony held at the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center flag pole, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 11, 2018. The 9/11 attacks prompted a new focus by the Department of Defense on fighting terrorism and a host of new security measures in different parts of everyday American life.

 

A 99th Civil Engineer Squadron ceremonial bell is on display during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony held at the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center flag pole, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.., Sept. 11, 2018. Nellis Airmen remember 9/11 with a flag lowering, moment of silence and ringing a ceremonial bell.

 

Nellis Air Force Base first responders, honor their fallen comrades during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center flag pole, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 11, 2018. The 9/11 ceremony paid respect to the victims and symbolized Nellis’ continued commitment to the Global War on Terrorism.

 

Nellis Airmen render a salute during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony held at the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center flag pole, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 11, 2018. The Airmen paid special tribute to the victims and families of those lost in New York, Pennsylvania and in the Pentagon terrorist attacks.

 

Airman 1st Class Gage Stuckman, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron apprentice firefighter, rings a ceremonial bell during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony held at the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center flag pole, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 11, 2018. The 9/11 ceremony honored those who lost their lives and those who continue to support the eradication of terrorism throughout the world.

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