Open Invitation to Participate in 9/11 Memorial Services
08:00- Tower 1 departs HQ , set aerial, and raise the American flag at Memorial
08:30 to 10:40- Honor Guard will be posted during the broadcasting of the six key memorial announcements made by Ocean City's communications center, denoting the key tragic events of that morning. One announcement for each of the four terrorist plane strikes and honoring those that lost their lives in the crashes, and two additional announcements denoting the times of each tower collapse and honoring all that lost their lives at Ground Zero, and for the countless others we have lost afterward, as a result of working the rescue and recovery efforts.
11:40- Post Honor Guard for the arrival of the Maryland Red Knights at the Memorial, with services beginning at Noon. Services normally run 60 to 90 minutes.
Both of these events are open to the public, and all are welcome.
14:00- Arrive at Elks Lodge, with Tower 1, set aerial and raise the American flag.
15:00- Elks Service begins
16:30- Depart Elks Lodge
Interested Honor Guard participants may contact Chaplain Kevin Knowles, at [email protected] or by cell at 443-235-7148.