Needles, CA and Mohave Valley, AZ: We stand united together in remembrance of 9-11.

Needles, CA and Mohave Valley, AZ: We stand united together in remembrance of 9-11.

Communities along the Colorado River on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 stood united together in remembrance of the many lives lost during the 9-11 terrorist attacks and those who rolls up to serve their country following 9-11.

An American flag waved at half-mast as a bell rung during a ceremony at the Needles Eagles Lodge #2599 in Downtown Needles, California as a group of people gathered remembering the events that occurred on Tuesday, September 11th, 2001.

The terrorist attacks killed 2,996 people, injured over 6,000 others, and caused at least $10 billion in infrastructure and property damage.

In the afternoon, people paused as a reading of what occurred on that day and what this day means to us all started a Patriot Day ceremony at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 404 in Mohave Valley, Arizona.

People gather together good at silence and salute the American flag as it waited half mass well a honor guard fired their guns and trumpet played in remembrance of the lives loss on 9-11 and thanked those who came and answered the call to help save lives and serve their country.

Fire Chief and Fire Marshall from Mohave Valley Fire Department along with firefighters and paramedics from engine crew 811 and Medical 11 along with firefighters from San Bernardino County Fire Department engine crew 32 attended and participated in the ceremony and were seen standing in line and saluting.

The firefighters and paramedics were given thanked for their service to the community and treated to free pizza and salad provided by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 404.

As evening arrived, a moment of silence was held by members of the Needles City Council during a meeting in Needles, California.

May we all never forget the lives loss on 9-11, and may we always give thanks to the many people who risk their lives every day to save and protect lives. May we never let terror try to divide us or destroy our freedoms.

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