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REMEMBRANCE

Honoring those who served and died during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks


by: RAY HUGHEY - Canby firefighters recreated the draping of the flag at the damaged Pentagon.The Canby Fire District and Canby Police Department held a joint ceremony at the fire station Wednesday in remembrance of those who died in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

The memorial at the Canby Fire District 62 station to those who lost lives in New York, Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon during the 9/11 attacks was created through the efforts of now retired Division Chief Troy Buzalsky.

The firefighters paid a special tribute by unfurling a giant flag down the side of the fire station. Their gesture was an homage to the firefighters who draped a 20x38 foot garrison flag on the side of the damaged Pentagon the day after the attacks. Photographs of the firefighters and military standing on the roof of the flag-draped Pentagon were seen around the world.

Speakers included firefighter John Stanislaw, Division Chief Robb Milano and Mayor Brian Hodson.

The Oregon Patriot Guard motorcycle club served as a color guard.

by: RAY HUGHEY - The Canby Fire District 62 and the Canby Police Department hold a joint memorial program to commemorate those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.by: RAY HUGHEY - Canby Fire District Division Chief Robb Milanoby: RAY HUGHEY - Gregg Keller and other members of the Oregon Patriot Guard motorcycle club served as an honor guard.by: RAY HUGHEY - Brendan Vroman, 2, waits while his firefighter dad, Tighe Vroman, gets ready for the memorial program.




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