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Public invited to Sept. 11 Patriot Day ceremony

This year’s Fort Knox Patriot Day ceremony will take place Sept. 11 at 8:15 a.m. in front of U.S. Army Cadet Command Headquarters, adjacent to Brooks Parade Field.

The event will feature a presentation by the Human Resources Command 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 Commander of Cadet Command and Fort Knox Maj. Gen. John Evans Jr.

The general public is welcomed and encouraged to attend.