UCM remembers 9/11 victims

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  • By Heidi Hunt
  • 509th Bomb Wing Public Affairs
A remembrance ceremony honoring those who lost their lives in the 9/11 tragedy was held Tuesday at the University of Central Missouri quadrangle. The event was coordinated by the Office of Military and Veteran Services and Scott Ammon, a faculty member from the safety science program in the School of Environmental, Physical and Applied Sciences. The ceremony included a welcome from Charles Ambrose, UCM president and keynote remarks from retired Brig. Gen. Larry Kay, executive director of the Missouri Veterans Commission.

Other participants included the university's Army ROTC Color Guard, faculty and students from the UCM Department of Music, members of the Collegiate Firefighters Association, as well as local first responders. This will include firefighting units, law enforcement and ambulance service personnel from Warrensburg, Johnson County and Whiteman AFB.