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NEWS | Sept. 7, 2011

9/11 remembrance calendar of events

By 502nd Air Base Wing Public Affiars

To remember those who lost their lives Sept. 11, 2001, San Antonio is hosting many events of commemoration. Below is a list of all ceremonies and remembrance runs.

· Randolph Air Force Base 10-Year 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony
Today, 9-10 a.m. at the Randolph AFB theater.
Transportation will be provided at Hangar 6, Base Operations and Buildings 499 and 905, from 8:15 to 8:45 a.m. A return shuttle will run at 10 a.m.

· Alamo Plaza Commemoration
Sunday, 7:30-9:05 a.m. at Alamo Plaza in San Antonio, open to the public.
The morning observance ceremony pays tribute to the victims of Sept. 11, 2001, at the exact moments the attacks occurred.

· Canyon Lake Area Blue Star Mothers 9/11 event
Sunday, Noon-4 p.m. at Knights of Columbus Hall, 111 Landa St., New Braunfels. The event will feature speakers from Randolph Air Force Base as well as fire and police services representatives. For more information, call 830-660-6518.

· AFRISA Remembrance Ceremony
Today, 11 a.m. at Lackland Air Force Base Bernard A. Larger Auditorium Bldg. 2000.

· Noncommissioned Officer Academy 9/11 Remembrance Run
Sunday, Lackland Air Force Base Robert D. Gaylor NCO Academy.
For more information, call Tech. Sgt. Marygail Harmon at 671-0321 or, or Senior Airman Elizabeth Valentin at 671-3766 or

· 2011 Freedom Walk & Run
Saturday, 8:30 a.m. at Fort Sam Houston Jimmy Brought Fitness Center.
Registration forms are available at and can be dropped off at the fitness center. The first 500 registrants will receive a T-shirt. For more information, call 221-1234 or visit

· Military museum exhibit
A 9/11 exhibit opens Saturday at
The Texas Military Forces Museum, Camp Mabry, Austin, Texas.
At 9 a.m., an F-16 aircraft exhibit opens, preceding an 11 a.m. ceremony followed by a noon gallery opening of the exhibit titled "9-11 and Beyond: The Texas National Guard in the War on Terror." For more information, call (512) 782-5659.

· Run for Remembrance 9/11 Relay & Ultra-marathon
Saturday, 10 p.m. at Olmos Park on Devine Road in San Antonio.
Go to for more information. Click on "Run for Rememberance" to download a PDF entry form.

· Converse 9/11 Memorial Service and Reception
Sunday, 8 a.m. at Converse City Park, 305 School St., open to the public.

· Castle Hills Baptist Church 10th Anniversary Memorial Service
Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Castle Hill First Baptist Church, 2220 N.W. Military Highway.

· Universal City 9/11 Heroes Walk
Sunday, 6-8 p.m. at the Universal City Park Pavilion, 302 North Blvd.
To download a registration form, visit

· Seguin Patriot's Day Celebration
Sunday, 7-10 p.m. at Central Park in downtown Seguin.

· Tunnel to Towers 5K Run
Sunday, 9:30 a.m. at The Alamo.
Online registration is available at and closes at 10 a.m. Sept. 10. Save $5 by registering early.

· 9/11 Heroes Run
Sunday, 5 p.m. at the Al Becken Pavillion in McAllister Park, 13102 Jones Maltsberger Road, San Antonio.
For registration and more information, visit or