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ND National Guard to conduct Sept. 11 observance

BISMARCK — The North Dakota National Guard will conduct an observance ceremony on Saturday at the Memorial to the Fallen in the Global War on Terrorism, near the entrance to Fraine Barracks in Bismarck. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. and is a solemn observance of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001.

The public is invited. Parking is available at the Bank of North Dakota, 1200 Memorial Highway, Bismarck.

Due to limited seating, attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. COVID-19 precautions to include masks and social distancing are recommended in accordance with the North Dakota Department of Health guidelines.

Scheduled to render remarks are Gov. Doug Burgum, commander-in-chief of the North Dakota National Guard; U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer; Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann, N.D. National Guard adjutant general; and Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Binstock, senior enlisted leader for the N.D. National Guard. Emcee for the ceremony will be Connie Sprynczynatyk.

The observance will be livestreamed at NDGuard.ND.gov.

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