Local Gold Star Families to Join 9/11 20th Anniversary Commemoration
September 9, 2021
Afghanistan and Iraq Gold Star families from throughout Central Pennsylvania will join the local commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks, the planning committee announced last week.
The event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona.
“When you think about the individuals who have sacrificed the most since 9/11, you cannot help but think of the Gold Star families around the country and right here in our local towns,” said Tony DeGol, a member of the 9/11 anniversary committee. “Our community is united with them...