A mobile museum and a series of military services are among the observances scheduled across North Carolina on Wednesday to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the U.S.
The 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base has scheduled several memorial events. A ceremony slated for the base firehouse includes a 21-gun salute, a slideshow illustrating the events of Sept. 11, 2001, and several speakers.
During the ceremony at Seymour Johnson, a memorial 9/11 run will begin. The 24-hour run is on the track around the Three Eagles Golf Course
In Fayetteville, a 9/11 Mobile Museum is scheduled to be unveiled at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville. The museum contains artifacts donated by New York firefighters specially selected to provide a look at what happened that morning in lower Manhattan.
FDNY Battalion Chief John LaBarbera and Capt. John Carroll will accompany the mobile museum. Both men were at ground zero in New York.
The mobile museum will head to Atlanta on Sept. 15, then return for a five-day stop in Raleigh beginning Sept. 17.
The Onslow Civic Affairs Committee is hosting a remembrance at Camp Johnson, which is adjacent to the Beirut Memorial. Local law enforcement, firefighters, first responders and rescue personnel will represent those who were killed while responding to the attacks. During the event, participants will observe a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m., one minute after the first impact at the World Trade Center.