Patriot Day Event To Be Held Sept. 9

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A Patriot Day event is planned for Sept. 9, 2011, starting at 8:30 a.m. here at the 9/11 memorial at Patriot Park.

The event, organized by the base fire department, will include: a formation of Team Mildenhall firefighters and security forces; a brief moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. to signify when the first plane struck the first tower; and reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance by children from Lakenheath Elementary School and childhood development center.

Media interested in attending the event should contact the base public affairs office at 01638 54 2654 by noon Thursday, Sept. 8.