The Governor was in attendance at the 911 Memorial Service at St. George’s Cathedral. Hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), the Governor was joined by U.S. Consul General – Mr David Gainer, WA Police Commissioner – Chris Dawson and many more to pay their respects to the 2,977 souls lost on that tragic day 19 years ago.
An opening prayer was read by Jim Wills, Chaplain VFW Post 12163, words of reflection by U.S. Consul General David Gainer, a message of hope read by Rev. Richard Bailey and remarks by Rev. Chris Chataway – Dean, St. George’s Cathedral.
Quatermaster Raul Torres Jr. then asked the dignitaries in attendance to lay a wreath to remember that fateful day 11 September 2001.
Mr Steven Sartain – VFW Pacific Areas, District 5 Senior Vice Commander then concluded the service with closing remarks.