Hattiesburg observes 9/11 with ceremony downtown

Hattiesburg, Mississippi – On Wednesday, September 11, the City of Hattiesburg will host its annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at 8:40 a.m. It will take place at Hattiesburg Fire Station #1 and will include the national anthem performed by violinist John Eze Uzodinma II and a keynote address by Major General (retired) Jeff Hammond.

The ceremony will also include remarks by Fire Chief Sherrocko Stewart, Police Chief Anthony Parker and Barker. The service will close with ceremonial elements (21-Gun Salute, “Taps” and the laying of a wreath) to honor all lives lost in the attacks at the World Trade Center site, the Pentagon and aboard Flight 93 in 2001.

9/11 Memorial Ceremony in Hattiesburg
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