9/11 Memorial Walk
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- M.C. Perry Elementary School held a ceremony to commemorate the first responders and service members who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001 in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington DC. Students and staff participated in a silent walk followed by a ceremony in the high school's football field in which the high school's JROTC students presented the national flag. The presentation of the flag was followed by CWO McCarthy who spoke to students about the significance of the occasion. A moment of silence was later observed and the ceremony was closed with Mr. Strawbridge (High School Music Teacher) playing Taps on the bugle.