- Associated Press - Friday, September 11, 2015

FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) - The Army’s largest training installation is scheduled to hold a wreath-laying ceremony to pay tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Maj. Gen. Roger Cloutier (Kloo-tee-AY), commander at Fort Jackson, is speaking at the event on Friday at 10:30 a.m. in front of the post headquarters building.

The Sept. 11 attacks that took place in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania claimed nearly 3,000 lives.

Army spokesman Pat Jones says the ceremony also includes a moment of silence and a 21-gun salute.

Fort Jackson puts more than 40,000 soldiers through basic combat training every year. It is also home to several schools for drill sergeants, chaplains and advanced individual training courses for several types of enlisted soldiers.


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