In 2005, people at the U.S. Department of Defense held the first walk in Washington, D.C., to honor and remember our troops serving around the world, the service of veterans and the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
This Sept. 11 will be the 12th anniversary of the attacks. Joining those in Washington, D.C., and others in cities all over the United States, the students, teachers, administrators, ROTC Color Guard and officials from the Beeville City Council, fire department and police department will be walking around the perimeter of the former academy at Maddera School and the Tyler Head Start school. Anyone who wishes to join them is welcome.
“This is a special event to help us to remember what happened on Sept. 11, 2001, and provide a chance to say ‘thank you’ to all our veterans, past and present, for protecting our freedom,” says Karen Harvey, TJIS PE teacher/coordinator.