9/11 memorial ceremonies from around the world

By CourtesySeptember 12, 2008

Sgt. Bernina Blackwater, chaplain assistant, U.S. Army Area Support Group - Qatar, assists U.S. Ambassador to the State of Qatar, Joseph E. LeBaron, with placing a memorial wreath during the Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, Patriot Day Ceremony, Sept. 11, 2008. Also helping place the wreath
is Col. David G. Cotter, Commander, ASG-Qatar, and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Howard, ASG-Qatar Command Sergeant Major. (U.S. Army photo by Jim Hinnant)
1 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Bernina Blackwater, chaplain assistant, U.S. Army Area Support Group - Qatar, assists U.S. Ambassador to the State of Qatar, Joseph E. LeBaron, with placing a memorial wreath during the Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, Patriot Day Ceremony, Sept. 11, 2008. Also helping place the wreath is Col. David G. Cotter, Commander, ASG-Qatar, and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Howard, ASG-Qatar Command Sergeant Major. (U.S. Army photo by Jim Hinnant) (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant) VIEW ORIGINAL
DARMSTADT, Germany - Lt. Col. Dan McFarland, commander of the 2nd Military Intelligence Battalion, salutes and Johann Partsch, Darmstadt city Stadtrat (city council member) bows his head in respect after laying a wreath at the plaque remembering the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania. The ceremony was the last joint German-American observance of 9/11 and of the World War II 1944 bombing raid that virtually destroyed this city's center, killing 12,000 people. All operations of U.S. Army Garrison Darmstadt officially cease Sept. 30, with a transition team preparing its installations for turnover to the German government. The plaque was donated by the citizens of Darmstadt.
2 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – DARMSTADT, Germany - Lt. Col. Dan McFarland, commander of the 2nd Military Intelligence Battalion, salutes and Johann Partsch, Darmstadt city Stadtrat (city council member) bows his head in respect after laying a wreath at the plaque remembering the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania. The ceremony was the last joint German-American observance of 9/11 and of the World War II 1944 bombing raid that virtually destroyed this city's center, killing 12,000 people. All operations of U.S. Army Garrison Darmstadt officially cease Sept. 30, with a transition team preparing its installations for turnover to the German government. The plaque was donated by the citizens of Darmstadt. (Photo Credit: Juan R. MelAfAndez Jr.) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander of Multinational Corps Iraq, delivers the keynote address at a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at Al Faw Palace in Baghdad, Sept. 11, 2008. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Christopher M. Gaylord
3 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander of Multinational Corps Iraq, delivers the keynote address at a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at Al Faw Palace in Baghdad, Sept. 11, 2008. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Christopher M. Gaylord (Photo Credit: Spc. Christopher M. Gaylord) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGRAM AIR FIELD (Sept. 11, 2008) -- During the 9/11 ceremony held on Bagram Air Field Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Schloesser, Commanding General of Combined Joint Task Force-101, along with Command Sgt. Maj. Vincent Camacho, Command Sgt. Maj. of CJTF-101 set a reef in place in memory of those who were killed seven years ago Thursday. . (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Scott Davis)
4 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGRAM AIR FIELD (Sept. 11, 2008) -- During the 9/11 ceremony held on Bagram Air Field Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Schloesser, Commanding General of Combined Joint Task Force-101, along with Command Sgt. Maj. Vincent Camacho, Command Sgt. Maj. of CJTF-101 set a reef in place in memory of those who were killed seven years ago Thursday. . (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Scott Davis) (Photo Credit: Spc. Scott Davis) VIEW ORIGINAL
An empty firefighter's uniform and equipment amid a formation of joint service volunteers from the Camp Phoenix fire department serves as a tribute to fallen firefighters from 9-11.
5 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An empty firefighter's uniform and equipment amid a formation of joint service volunteers from the Camp Phoenix fire department serves as a tribute to fallen firefighters from 9-11. (Photo Credit: Spc. Jennifer Ocque) VIEW ORIGINAL
Army Maj. Gen. Robert Cone, commander of Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan, and Army Sgt. Maj. Gregory Valcin, acting CSTC-A command sergeant major, place a wreath below a flag flown at half-staff during a remembrance ceremony at Camp Eggers in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 11, 2008
6 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Maj. Gen. Robert Cone, commander of Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan, and Army Sgt. Maj. Gregory Valcin, acting CSTC-A command sergeant major, place a wreath below a flag flown at half-staff during a remembrance ceremony at Camp Eggers in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 11, 2008 (Photo Credit: Courtesy photo) VIEW ORIGINAL