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VA Remembers 9/11 - 20 Year Commemoration

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VA Remembers 9/11

VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System asks Veterans, community residents and employees to join the two events planned for the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier to remember the First Responders, Post 9/11 combat Veterans and citizens who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

Flags Across the Finger Lakes 

Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021 
Time: 10:03 a.m. 
Place: Southern Tier

The NYS Department of Transportation employees will line State Routes 415 and 352 between Bath National Cemetery and Woodlawn National Cemeteries; Police, Fire Departments, Churches, community organizations, businesses, and residents are being asked to hang their Flags, ring bells, sound their sirens at 10:03 a.m. to commemorate the time of the last plane crash on (9/11/01).

9/11 Tower Challenge 

Date: Friday, September 10, 2021

Veterans, Veteran stakeholders, employees, and the community to join them in the 9/11 Tower Challenge by walking 2071 steps (representing the 110 floors of the Twin Towers) on September 10, 2021 and to fly their Flag at half-staff.





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