Hampton, VA- On Sunday, September 11, 2011, Hampton Bay Days will pay tribute to those who lost their lives during the largest terrorist attack on American soil. The 9/11 tribute will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the City Hall Stage and feature a small speech by 2011 Hampton Bay Days Commodore, and current Fort Monroe Garrison Commander, Col. Anthony D. Reyes; an honor guard march; and the singing of the National Anthem by Bay Days performer Rachel Farley. The ceremony is expected to last 15 minutes.
“On this, the 10th year anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy, we felt it was important to pay tribute to those who lost their lives,” said Hampton Bay Days Executive Director Kelly Holloway. “This is Hampton Bay Day’s way of honoring these heroes.”
A native of East Orange, New Jersey, Col. Anthony D. Reyes was commissioned into the Field Artillery in 1984.