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The View: The 9/11 Memorial & Museum hosted special events and programs for veterans and their families last week during an annual five-day Salute to Service. This year the tribute included a military reenlistment and promotion ceremony on the 9/11 Memorial officiated by Under Secretary of the Army Patrick Murphy.
Salute to Service also included a visit by the grand marshals of the 2016 Veterans Day Parade, all three veterans and 9/11 first responders, who laid a wreath at the Survivor Tree, and a performance by the U.S. Navy Academy Women’s Glee Club.
In remembrance of 9/11 first responders and veterans, American flags were placed on the Memorial. Yellow roses were placed on the Memorial on Veterans Day.
By 9/11 Memorial Staff