U.S. Army posts set ceremonies to honor 9/11 victims
LOUISVILLE, KY (AP) - The victims of 9/11 will be honored during Patriot Day ceremonies Friday at Fort Knox and Fort Campbell.
At Fort Campbell, the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell community will have a ceremony with a wreath laying, remarks by Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, 30 seconds of silence, firing volley and the playing of taps. The ceremony is at 4 p.m. CDT.
At Fort Knox, an event at 8:15 a.m. EDT at Fire Station No. 1 will feature performances by the 113th Army Band and a bagpiper, tolling of the fire station's bell and a wreath laying. A 21-gun salute and the playing of taps will close the ceremony.
A piece of steel I-beam from the World Trade Center set in granite is also located at Fire Station No. 1.
Some local communities also plan ceremonies Friday.
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