Events across the United States paid tribute to the nearly 3,000 killed in the deadliest terror attack on American soil 17 years ago today.
In Grapevine, the 9/11 Memorial Foundation of Texas and the Grapevine Fire Department hosted a remembrance ceremony at the 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial.
Below is a schedule of events:
7:40am - Welcome and Introductions - Grapevine Assistant Fire Chief Stuart Grant.
7:42am – GFD Pipe and Drum Band perform (one-minute in duration).
7:46am – Flag will be lowered to half-staff, followed by a moment of silence in remembrance of the first plane hitting the North Tower.
7:48am – Remarks from Allied Pilots Association Vice President First Officer Timothy Hamel.
7:53am - Prayer of remembrance for those left behind from GFD Chaplain Mike Mowery.
7:55am - Bell Ceremony for fallen Firefighters - GFD Honor Guard
7:58am - Remarks from Grapevine Police Chief Mike Hamlin.
8:03am - Moment of silence in remembrance of the second plane hitting the South Tower.
8:04am - GFD Pipe and Drum Band to perform Amazing Grace.
8:04am - Patriot Flag unveiling with firefighter, police, and airline personnel. The flag is 28’ x 60’ and will be unveiled in the parking lot by hands-on personnel on the East side of the Mesa restaurant. (GFD Pipe and Drum Band will continue to perform while flag is being unveiled).