9/11 remembrance ceremonies scheduled across Michigan
YPSILANTI (AP) — Ceremonies remembering the 9/11 terrorist attacks are scheduled Tuesday across Michigan.
Retired Brigadier Gen. Michael McDaniel will take part in ceremonies that start just after 7 a.m. in Grand Rapids.
Eastern Michigan University’s annual Ceremony of Remembrance starts at 8:30 a.m. at the school’s 9/11 Memorial at Pease Park in Ypsilanti. The memorial features a steel beam from the 74th floor of the World Trade Center’s South Tower.
Lansing’s police and fire departments also will hold a ceremony at 8:30 a.m. at Wentworth Park, and a day of remembrance is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. at Bronson Park in downtown Kalamazoo.
Terrorists used hijacked planes to crash Sept. 11, 2001, into the World Trade Centers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania. Nearly 3,000 people were killed in the attacks.