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Patriot Day ceremony Monday

Fort Knox PAO

Fort Knox will honor 9/11 victims during a Patriot Day ceremony at 8:15 a.m. Monday at Fire Station No. 1.

The event will feature salute to flag presentation by the HRC Honor Guard, a ceremonial tolling of the fire station’s bell and a wreath laying. The ceremony will close with a 21-gun salute and the playing of taps.

The keynote speaker will be 1st Theater Sustainment Command Commanding General Maj. Gen. Donnie Walker.

Fort Knox First Army Division East is hosting Hispanic Heritage Month observance from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at Fort Knox’s Waybur Theater. This year’s theme is “Shaping the Bright Future of America.” The guest speaker will be Sen. Ralph Alvarado, Senate District 28 in Lexington, Kentucky.