15 Years Later...

September 11, 2016

For the most part, everyone remembers exatly what they were doing on September 11th, 2001.  Lots of interesting information and memorial services being done today around the city and around the globe.  Try out http://www.911memorial.org/ to see how they honor the nearly 3,000 lives that were lost that day.  


Thanks to our friends at Fox6, Here are some things locally around Southeast Wisconsin:


  • Milwaukee Remembers 9/11 will be held on Sunday, September 11 from 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. at the War Memorial Center, 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., Milwaukee. Service dress uniform invited.
  • Germantown Fire and Police Departments will hold a 9/11 memorial/remembrance service on Sunday, September 11 at 8:30 a.m. at the Germantown Fire Station 2, N115 W18752 Edison Dr., Germantown.
  • Standing for the Fallen Memorial Events
  • 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Salute to Service 9/11 5K (in partnership with area Fire Departments, Law Enforcement Agencies, and DryHootch-Milwaukee – beginning and ending near War Memorial Center)
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Protective Services Parade through downtown Milwaukee, from N. 6th St. & Wisconsin Ave., east to the War Memorial Center.
  • 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Frog-X Special Forces Parachute Team jumping in and landing near the event to kick-off Standing for the Fallen at the War Memorial Center.
  • 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.: War Memorial Center, Milwaukee. This year, on the 15th Anniversary of the 9/11/01 attacks, we will again honor the fallen from the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), the New York Police Department (NYPD), and the Port Authority of New York (PANY). We will also recognize all protective services across the nation for their service in these trying times. Importantly, we will also be honoring the nearly 200 Military Service Members who died in the attacks on the Pentagon and those born in Wisconsin who have been killed in action in the numerous military conflicts that have occurred in response to the 9/11 attacks.
  • All Saints’ Cathedral 9/11 Service of Remembrance and Hope, 818 E. Juneau Ave., Milwaukee. The service is set for 4:00 p.m. The service will pay tribute to the first responders who lost their lives at Ground Zero. The service will also give thanks for the men and women who serve as law enforcement officers, firefighters and EMTs in our community.
  • Red, White & Blue Tribute. The Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Tribute to all first responders and their families. The event will take place at Berndt Park behind the fire station in downtown Hartford on Sunday, September 11th. The tribute will began at 6:00 p.m. in the park.

(SOURCE: Fox6 Milwaukee)