Missouri S&T ROTC groups to participate in Sept. 11 event

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On September 7, 2021

The Missouri S&T Army ROTC and Air Force ROTC conduct a wreath-laying ceremony outside of Harris Hall on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Photo was taken before current COVID-19 guidance. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

On Saturday, Sept. 11, Missouri S&T’s Air Force and Army ROTC groups will join local emergency services members and the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) at a public memorial service honoring the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the United States.

The memorial events will be held Saturday, Sept. 11, at Veteran’s Memorial Park, located at 575 Southview Drive in Rolla. All events are open to the public.

The event will start at 7:45 a.m. with a reading of the victims’ names, followed by a Run, Walk, Honor 5K. Registration for the 5K is $20 for adults and $10 for children and includes a commemorative T-shirt.

A memorial ceremony will begin at 10 a.m., followed by a luncheon served by members of VFW Post 2025.

Missouri S&T’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 442 and Army ROTC Stonehenge Battalion will participate in the event along with area fire and police units, highway patrol troops, communications and medical services, and VFW members.

For more information or to sponsor the event, contact City of Rolla Fire and Rescue at 573-364- 3989.

About Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of over 7,100 students and is part of the four-campus University of Missouri System. Located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 101 different degree programs in 40 areas of study and is ranked by CollegeFactual as the best public university to study engineering. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu.

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