MADISON (WKOW) -- Remembrance ceremonies are happening across the country Wednesday, honoring the lives of those lost on September 11, 2001 or overseas in the war that followed.
Locally, you can commemorate 9/11 with the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs. It has a remembrance ceremony at 10 a.m., inviting the public to pay tribute to those who have served in our nation's military. They'll be meeting at the Wisconsin Veteran Museum in Madison.
The Middleton Fire Department is also holding a 9/11 tribute beginning at 7 a.m. The names of the 343 fire service personnel who lost their lives responding to the towers attack will be read, followed by a symbolic ringing of the firehouse bell. They'll meet at fire station 1 in Middleton.
Madison College is holding a 9/11 first responders and veterans appreciation event. It's from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Unity park. You'll be able to speak to and thank veterans directly; many who served overseas shortly after the attack will be there.
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