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NAS Pax to hold 9/11 Memorial

09/09/15 12:00 AM

RELEASE #150901

September 9, 2015

NAS Pax River to hold 9/11 memorial

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – A 9/11 memorial is scheduled for 9:30-10:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, at the Parade Field off Cedar Point Road, across from the naval air station headquarters.

The event includes a fire apparatus parade with representatives from the base and local fire departments, followed by a 10 a.m. memorial service led by the 2016 Chief Petty Officer selects with the reading of a timeline of 9/11 events.

Individuals with base access are invited to join the naval air station and pay tribute to first responders by lining the fire apparatus parade route, which begins at the Mandt Road and Cedar Point Road intersection just inside Gate 2 and ends at the Parade Field, and participating in the memorial service that immediately follows.

The vehicles will be staged at the Parade Field and available for people to visit until 10:45 a.m.