The combined Honor Guard represents Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue, Smyrna Fire and Police, Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services, and the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office.
Presbyterian Minister and former Alvin C. York Chaplain Ernest Newsom offers the invocation.
Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Police Chief Jon Maggard offered an emotionally moving remembrance of 9/11.
Rolling Thunder raised the POW flag.
WGNS' Bart Walker served as emcee.
The mixed Honor Guard brought even more honor and dignity to the 9/11 tribute.
A 21-gun salute honoring those who made the supreme sacrifice on September 11, 2001.
The Honor Guard encircle the 9/11 Memorial.
Old Glory flies at half-staff in front of the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center, honoring the emergency responders, military and police who lost their lives on 9/11/2001.
It's hard to imagine that 16-years have passed since the date that forever changed our American way of life hit. Members of our community gathered around the 9/11 Memorial at the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office at noon on Monday (9/11/2017) to honor emergency responders, military and civilians who made the supreme sacrifice.
On a breezy and brisk fall day with temps around 60, Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh welcomed everyone to the memorial tribute.
The keynote speaker was Police Chief Jon Maggard with the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System.
Chief Maggard noted . . .
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