Incirlik Air Base commemorates 20th anniversary of 9/11
I.E. Akdogan (left), 39th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, rings a ceremonial bell during a flag folding ceremony at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Sept. 11, 2021, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States.The bell is a symbol for firefighters who have passed away, signaling their final call of duty. The event serves as a tribute to the nearly 3,000 lives lost when terrorists hijacked four commercial aircraft, resulting in the deadliest terrorist act in U.S. history. The 39th Air Base Wing is committed to remembering and honoring the victims of 9/11, while remaining united and resolved to protect the U.S. and its freedoms. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dhruv Gopinath)

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