Seventeen years ago, 22 county residents lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
The Board of County Supervisors (BOCS) is remembering the individuals at a 9/11 ceremony in Woodbridge next month.
Officials will give brief comments and read the names of the 22 individuals during the ceremony, which begins at 1 p.m. on September 11.
The ceremony will be held at the Liberty Memorial, according to a release from the county.
Dedicated in 2006. the memorial stands between the McCoart Administration Building and the Prince William Parkway.
It features a reflecting pool and walkway that honor the lives lost at the Pentagon.
Memorial visitors can also find a flag pole that was owned by James T. Lynch Jr., a former county resident who died there.
The lives lost at the World Trade Center in New York City are remembered through two columns of water located at the Liberty Memorial.
Pennsylvania flagstone surrounds the fountain and represents theindividuals who died in Pennsylvania.
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