Observing Patriot’s Day


Patriot’s Day observance remembers the fallen of 9/11


Thursday, September 19th, 2013
Issue 38, Volume 17.


Observing Patriot’s Day - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Guest speaker John Hyland, NYPD Auxiliary (Ret.), discusses the book “Requiem Images of Ground Zero” with Barbara Weldon and Gina Scott (at left) at the Patriot’s Day (9/11 remembrance) event held at North County Fire Station 1 on Sept. 11.
Guest speaker John Hyland, NYPD Auxiliary (Ret.), discusses the book “Requiem Images of Ground Zero” with Barbara Weldon and Gina Scott (at left) at the Patriot’s Day (9/11 remembrance) event held at North County Fire Station 1 on Sept. 11.

Observing Patriot’s Day - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Attendees of the Patriot’s Day observance (9/11 remembrance event) hosted by North County Fire stand in respect for the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance. Closest to the camera is Jim Boldt, who delivered the invocation earlier in the program
Attendees of the Patriot’s Day observance (9/11 remembrance event) hosted by North County Fire stand in respect for the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance. Closest to the camera is Jim Boldt, who delivered the invocation earlier in the program

Observing Patriot’s Day - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Bob Hillery of the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce welcomed attendees to the Patriot’s Day (9/11 remembrance) event at North County Fire and introduced each speaker and segment of the program.
Bob Hillery of the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce welcomed attendees to the Patriot’s Day (9/11 remembrance) event at North County Fire and introduced each speaker and segment of the program.

Observing Patriot’s Day - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Larry Grossman played “Taps” and “Amazing Grace” on the bagpipes at the Patriot’s Day event held at North County Fire’s Station 1.
Larry Grossman played “Taps” and “Amazing Grace” on the bagpipes at the Patriot’s Day event held at North County Fire’s Station 1.

Observing Patriot’s Day - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Participating in the bell ceremony to remember the terrorist attacks and loss of life on Sept. 11, 2001 are, from left, 1st Sgt Andrew Green; Sam Russell, North County Fire; and Justin Moore, Sheriff’’s Dept.
Participating in the bell ceremony to remember the terrorist attacks and loss of life on Sept. 11, 2001 are, from left, 1st Sgt Andrew Green; Sam Russell, North County Fire; and Justin Moore, Sheriff’’s Dept.

Observing Patriot’s Day - Christine Rinaldi photo. - From left, Gina Scott, Barbara Weldon, and Paul Schaden examine artifacts from the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the Patriot’s Day event. The items were gathered at Ground Zero, near the twin towers.
From left, Gina Scott, Barbara Weldon, and Paul Schaden examine artifacts from the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the Patriot’s Day event. The items were gathered at Ground Zero, near the twin towers.

Observing Patriot’s Day - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Carla Boldt, left, Jenna Asdel perform the National Anthem and “God Bless America” at the Patriot’s Day event on Sept. 11.
Carla Boldt, left, Jenna Asdel perform the National Anthem and “God Bless America” at the Patriot’s Day event on Sept. 11.

Observing Patriot’s Day - Christine Rinaldi photo. - North County Fire Protection District Chaplain Dave Helman delivers the benediction at the Patriot’s Day event.
North County Fire Protection District Chaplain Dave Helman delivers the benediction at the Patriot’s Day event.

Observing Patriot’s Day - Christine Rinaldi photo. - The Color Guard from Fallbrook Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1924 did the honors at the Patriot’s Day event.
The Color Guard from Fallbrook Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1924 did the honors at the Patriot’s Day event.

Observing Patriot’s Day - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Sam Russell rings the bell eleven times for the 11th day of September. To view a list of the names of those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, visit www.names.911memorial.org.
Sam Russell rings the bell eleven times for the 11th day of September. To view a list of the names of those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, visit www.names.911memorial.org.


 

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Comment #1 | Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 at 2:12 pm
Patriot's Day? How did a disaster, such as 9/11, get a name like Patriot's Day?
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Comment #2 | Friday, Sep 20, 2013 at 12:59 pm
Maybe it is Patriot's Day to remind us 1) of the attack, and 2) how the country came together and displayed patriotism (?)

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