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U.S. Army Field band honors 9/11 victims with taps performance at Flight 93 Memorial

Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Davis of U.S. Army Field Band plays taps at Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, Pa. in honor of 9/11 anniversary
Posted at 10:03 AM, Sep 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-10 10:03:39-04

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — Friday will mark the 19-year anniversary of 9/11.

To honor the heroism of first responders and victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks, the United States Army Field Band filmed a "Taps" performance at the Flight 93 Memorial site in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Playing the taps in the video is Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Davis, out of Fort Meade, where the United States Army Field Band is based.

"It is important on the anniversary of September 11th, that we remember and honor those we lost on that day," said Colonel Jim Keene, Commander, The United States Army Field Band. "We hope that this moving tribute, filmed at the Flight 93 Memorial, serves as both a moment of reflection and a statement about the bravery, determination, and resilience of the American people."