911 Memorial Service wreaths

911 Memorial Service wreaths

11 Sep, 2020

911 Memorial Service at St. George’s Cathedral

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.

The Governor with Mr Chris Dawson - WA Police Commissioner

The Governor with Mr Chris Dawson – WA Police Commissioner

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.

Rev. Chris Chataway - Dean, St. Georges Cathedral

Rev. Chris Chataway – Dean, St. Georges Cathedral

Quatermaster Raul Torres Jr.  then asked the dignitaries in attendance to lay a wreath to remember that fateful day 11 September 2001.

The Governor laying a wreath at the 911 Memorial Service

The Governor laying a wreath at the 911 Memorial Service

Mr Steven Sartain – VFW Pacific Areas, District 5 Senior Vice Commander then concluded the service with closing remarks.

The Governor with Mr Steven Sartain - VFW Pacific Areas, District 5 Senior Vice Commander

The Governor speaking with Mr Steven Sartain – VFW Pacific Areas, District 5 Senior Vice Commander after the service

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