By Mark Foss
PCN Staff 

9/11 Vigil: We Will Never Forget

 

September 15, 2021

Malta VFW Color Guard leads 9/11 Vigil down Front Street to Veteran's Memorial Park. Photo by Mark Foss.

Members of Malta's VFW Post 4067 led a candlelight vigil on Saturday, September 11, 2021, marking the 20 year anniversary of the largest attack on American soil.

In that one attack almost 3,000 people were killed. 2,606 in the World Trade Center and surrounding area, 265 on the four planes, and 125 at the Pentagon. Of those that perished, most were civilians, except for 343 members of the NYC Fire Department, 72 Law Enforcement Officers, and 55 military personnel at the Pentagon.

The group walked from the VFW to Veterans Memorial Park holding small battery operated candles in specially deco...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.

 

Reader Comments(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021