American Legion Post 57 remembered the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a special ceremony held at the Historic Smith County Courthouse.
Post 57 Commander, Jon Henry, made opening remarks and introduced several guest speakers. Among the guest speakers was former New York City police officer John Bierra. Bierra served in New York City on September 11, 2001, and the months following the attacks on the World Trade Centers. Presently, John Bierra is an officer at the Carthage City Police Department.
Other special guest speakers included Post 57 Vice Commander Joe Stout, Smith County Mayor Jeff Mason, and Carthage Mayor Sarah Marie Smith.
You may view the full ceremony on DTC3 at the following times:
• Fri. September 17 – 1:00PM
• Sun. Sept 19 – 2:00PM
• Wed. September 22 – 7:00PM
• Sun. Sept 26 – 8:00PM