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Local 9/11/ remembrances
NAVARRE -- At Navarre High School members of the NJROTC are remembering those lost in the attacks.
Nearly 3,000 flags are in the front lawn here at Navarre High School.
Students, faculty and staff at Navarre High School, will pay their respects to those lost in the September 11th attacks Wednesday morning.
A little before sunrise , NJROTC Cadets placed a flag in the ground for each person who died on September 11, 2001 in the terrorist attacks. Shortly after they began reading each of the victims names, age and where they were from. 12 years later.
Most students at Navarre High School weren't older than 4 when the events of the day unfolded.
School leaders want to make sure students remember and understand the impact of this event on our country.
Jared Bumgardner- Member of NJROTC
"I was just moving back to America. I was on the first flight out of Germany to America after it happened. I remember the tension my mom, and my parents had as we got on the plane."
Brandon Martin- Member of NJROTC
"Reading those names you feel not so much the pain but understand what the families felt, what their beloved ones felt. It's a tragic day."
Several other memorial events will be happening today. For a list log onto our website, weartv.com.