New Braunfels to hold virtual 9/11 ceremony

The event will be broadcast live on the city’s Facebook page and begin at approximately 7:40 a.m. (Courtesy Fotolia)
The event will be broadcast live on the city’s Facebook page and begin at approximately 7:40 a.m. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The event will be broadcast live on the city’s Facebook page and begin at approximately 7:40 a.m. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The City of New Braunfels is hosting a virtual flag ceremony Sept. 11 that will feature several special guests memorializing the 9/11 terrorist attacks on their 19th anniversary.

The event will be broadcast live on the city’s Facebook page and begin at approximately 7:40 a.m.

Among the featured presenters will be a joint honor guard made up of members from the New Braunfels Fire Department and the New Braunfels Police Department, who will begin the ceremony to post, raise and lower the American flag to half-staff on the Main Plaza in downtown New Braunfels.

City information states the flag ceremony will be followed by a moment of silence and a performance of "Amazing Grace" by the New Braunfels Firefighters Pipe and Drum Corps.

The ceremony will end with closing words from a New Braunfels Police Department chaplain.


Information from the city states New Braunfels residents who wish to view remotely may check the city of New Braunfels Facebook page starting at 7:35 a.m.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.


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