The University of Mary Washington's Association of Student Veterans will host a ceremony
Wednesday morning to honor those who died on
ROTC students will hold a flag-raising ceremony at 8:30
a.m. at George Washington Hall. There will be a moment of silence on Ball
Circle at 9 a.m.
"The commemoration coincides with others around the country, including
the Virginia Governor’s Office, which will mark the tragedy on
Wednesday at the Bell Tower on Capital Square beginning at 9 a.m.," EagelEye reported.
Virginians are asked to observe a moment of silence at 9:37 a.m. — the
moment when American Airlines Flight 77 impacted the Pentagon in
“Twelve years ago this Wednesday the lives of Virginians, Americans,
and people across the world were changed forever following the
destruction of the World Trade Center complex in New York City, the
attack against the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and the crash of
Flight 93 in Stonycreek Township, Pennsylvania,” said Gov. Bob McDonnell
in a message sent to Virginia state employees.
“A dozen years later we
still mourn the lives of the over 3000 men, women, and children who were
taken from us on that horrible day, including the 184 killed on