Scott Air Force Base News

Several 9/11 Memorial events scheduled


Scott AFB-9/11 Patriot Day Reveille

▪ 7:30 a.m.

▪ 375th Air Mobility Wing Headquarters Bldg. (P-3)

▪ Speaker Col. Laura Lenderman, 375th Air Mobility Wing Commander

Scott AFB Run For Our Troops 5K Run/Walk

▪ 7:30 a.m. (Immediately following Reveille)

▪ Parade Field

SEPT. 10

Troy-7th Annual Bradley R. Smith Memorial Scholarship 5K Run

▪ 7 a.m.

▪ Tri-Township Park, Troy

▪ Also see the Vietnam Wall traveling memorial

St. Louis-Great Fire Engine Rally Parade and Memorial Walk

▪ 10 a.m.

▪ Market and N. 20th St., St. Louis

South St. Louis County Freedom River Walk and Ceremony

▪ Walk starts at 9 a.m.; ceremony at 10 a.m.

▪ South trail head of Jefferson Barracks Park, Mo., near the National Guard entrance, Hancock Road

SEPT. 11

Belleville Sept. 11 Memorial Walkway of Southern Illinois 5th Annual 5K Run/Walk

▪ 9:11 a.m.-noon

▪ Hough Park, 423 N. 3rd St., Belleville

Belleville Sept. 11 Moment of Remembrance and Dedication Ceremony

▪ 11:30 a.m.

▪ Firehouse #4, 1125 S. Illinois St., Belleville

▪ Speaker Col. Laura Lenderman, 375th AMW Commander

Bethalto “Honor our Heroes” Parade and Festivities

▪ 4 p.m. Fireworks at dusk; 5-6:15 p.m. Scott Air Force Base Starlifter Band performing

▪ 200 School St., Bethalto

Collinsville Honoring Emergency Responders Ceremony

▪ Noon

▪ 130 S. Clinton St., Collinsville

Granite City Memorial Ceremony

▪ 6-7:45 p.m.

▪ Sykes Field in Wilson Park, Granite City

Holiday Shores Garden Dedication and Ceremony

▪ 8:30 a.m.

▪ Firehouse, 93 Holiday Dam Road, Holiday Shores

St. Louis Art Hill Flag Memorial and Service

▪ 8:46 a.m.; 7 p.m. Tribute concert, Air Force’s Mid-America Woodwind Quintet performing

▪ Art Hill, Forest Park, Mo.

▪ Also see the more than 7,000 American flags being displayed on Art Hill—each flag representing an American military member killed while fighting the war on terror

Brentwood Day of Service Park Clean-Up & Tree Planting

▪ 1-3 p.m.

▪ Memorial Park, Brentwood, Mo.

Fenton Memorial Ceremony

▪ 1 p.m.

▪ Heroes Memorial in Fenton City Park, Mo.

Florissant Memorial Ceremony

▪ Noon Music; 1 p.m. ceremony

▪ James J. Eagan Center, No. 1 James Eagan Drive, Florissant, Mo.

O’Fallon, Mo., Patriot Day 5K Run/Walk & 1-mile Fun Run

▪ 8 a.m. start; noon celebration

▪ O’Fallon City Hall, T.R. Hughes Ballpark, 900 T.R. Hughes Blvd., O’Fallon, Mo.

O’Fallon, Mo., Patriot Day Ceremony and Remembrance Walk

▪ 1:30-2:30 p.m

▪ O’Fallon City Hall, 100 N. Main St., O’Fallon, Mo.