Grapevine, Texas (September 4, 2018) — Please join the City of Grapevine Fire Department (GFD) on Tuesday, September 11 at 7:40 a.m. at 1000 Texan Trail, Grapevine, as we honor and remember those we lost in the tragic events of September 11, 2001.
Schedule of events is as follows:
7:40am - Welcome and Introductions - Grapevine Assistant Fire Chief Stuart Grant.
7:42am – GFD Pipe and Drum Band perform (one-minute in duration).
7:46am – Flag will be lowered to half-staff, followed by a moment of silence in remembrance of the first plane hitting the North Tower.
7:48am – Remarks from Allied Pilots Association Vice President First Officer Timothy Hamel.
7:53am - Prayer of remembrance for those left behind from GFD Chaplain Mike Mowery.
7:55am - Bell Ceremony for fallen Firefighters - GFD Honor Guard
7:58am - Remarks from Grapevine Police Chief Mike Hamlin.
8:03am - Moment of silence in remembrance of the second plane hitting the South Tower.
8:04am - GFD Pipe and Drum Band to perform Amazing Grace.
8:04am - Patriot Flag unveiling with firefighter, police, and airline personnel. The flag is 28’ x 60’ and will be unveiled in the parking lot by hands-on personnel on the East side of the Mesa restaurant. (GFD Pipe and Drum Band will continue to perform while flag is being unveiled).
8:08am – Event concludes.
We will never forget!
Mona Q. Burk Office 817.410.3195/Cell 817.773.3306