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Team Dover Welcomes Secretary Carson for 9/11 Memorial Service

Dr. Ben Carson, Housing and Urban Development secretary, speaks at a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at the Air Mo(bility Command Museum on Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Carson spoke about the unity among Americans since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and about how the American people must keep the memory alive for future generations.

Dr. Ben Carson, Housing and Urban Development secretary, speaks at a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at the Air Mo(bility Command Museum on Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Carson spoke about the unity among Americans since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and about how the American people must keep the memory alive for future generations. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zoe M. Wockenfuss)

Dr. Ben Carson, Housing and Urban Development secretary, meets with Col. Craig Peters (left), 512th Airlift Wing commander, and Col. Joel Safranek (right), 436th Airlift Wing commander, prior to a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Carson was briefed by the commanders about Team Dover’s mission.

Dr. Ben Carson, Housing and Urban Development secretary, meets with Col. Craig Peters (left), 512th Airlift Wing commander, and Col. Joel Safranek (right), 436th Airlift Wing commander, prior to a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Carson was briefed by the commanders about Team Dover’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zoe M. Wockenfuss)

Dr. Ben Carson, Housing and Urban Development secretary, meets with Col. Craig Peters (left), 512th Airlift Wing commander, Col. Joel Safranek (middle right), 436th Airlift Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Green (right), 436th Airlift Wing command chief, prior to a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Carson was briefed by the wing commander on the total force mission Dover Airmen support.

Dr. Ben Carson, Housing and Urban Development secretary, meets with Col. Craig Peters (left), 512th Airlift Wing commander, Col. Joel Safranek (middle right), 436th Airlift Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Green (right), 436th Airlift Wing command chief, prior to a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Carson was briefed by the wing commander on the total force mission Dover Airmen support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zoe M. Wockenfuss)

Members from the Dover Air Force Base Honor Guard march during a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at the Air Mobility Command Museum on Dover AFB, Delaware. The annual memorial service honors the civilian casualties of the terrorist attack as well as the police officers, firefighters and emergency first responders who lost their lives attempting to save them.

Members from the Dover Air Force Base Honor Guard march during a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at the Air Mobility Command Museum on Dover AFB, Delaware. The annual memorial service honors the civilian casualties of the terrorist attack as well as the police officers, firefighters and emergency first responders who lost their lives attempting to save them. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zoe M. Wockenfuss)

Attendees stand during the National Anthem at a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at the Air Mobility Command Museum on Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The large flag overhead was suspended from the ladders of firetrucks from Camden-Wyoming and Dover fire companies.

Attendees stand during the National Anthem at a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at the Air Mobility Command Museum on Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The large flag overhead was suspended from the ladders of firetrucks from Camden-Wyoming and Dover fire companies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zoe M. Wockenfuss)

William Caiola and Adam Fluharty, members of Carlisle Fire Company in Milford, Delaware, perform a bell-ringing ceremony during a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at the Air Mobility Command Museum on Dover Air Force Base.  The bell-ringing ceremony is a firefighter tradition that announces the death of a firefighter and commemorates their sacrifice.

William Caiola and Adam Fluharty, members of Carlisle Fire Company in Milford, Delaware, perform a bell-ringing ceremony during a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at the Air Mobility Command Museum on Dover Air Force Base. The bell-ringing ceremony is a firefighter tradition that announces the death of a firefighter and commemorates their sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zoe M. Wockenfuss)

Tyler Moore, a firefighter with the Felton Fire Company, lays a wreath during a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at the Air Mobility Command Museum’s 9/11 Memorial on Dover AFB, Delaware. The museum’s 9/11 Memorial includes two pieces of steel from the World Trade Center, a rock from the United Airlines Flight 93 crash site and a block from the damaged portion of the Pentagon building.

Tyler Moore, a firefighter with the Felton Fire Company, lays a wreath during a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at the Air Mobility Command Museum’s 9/11 Memorial on Dover AFB, Delaware. The museum’s 9/11 Memorial includes two pieces of steel from the World Trade Center, a rock from the United Airlines Flight 93 crash site and a block from the damaged portion of the Pentagon building. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zoe M. Wockenfuss)

Timothy Kline, Dover Fire Pipes & Drums Corps, play Amazing Grace at the conclusion of a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at the Air Mobility Command Museum on Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Members of The Dover Police and Fire Pipes & Drums Corps are all volunteers who participate in various community, civic and military functions to honor retired and active police officers, firefighters and those who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

Timothy Kline, Dover Fire Pipes & Drums Corps, play Amazing Grace at the conclusion of a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at the Air Mobility Command Museum on Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Members of The Dover Police and Fire Pipes & Drums Corps are all volunteers who participate in various community, civic and military functions to honor retired and active police officers, firefighters and those who have lost their lives in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zoe M. Wockenfuss)

Dr. Ben Carson, Housing and Urban Development secretary, poses for a photo with Air Mobility Command Museum volunteers and participants of a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at the Air Mobility Command Museum on Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The AMC Museum features a 9/11 memorial monument, so it is the preferred location for the annual service, which commemorates the lives lost during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

Dr. Ben Carson, Housing and Urban Development secretary, poses for a photo with Air Mobility Command Museum volunteers and participants of a 9/11 Memorial Service Sept. 11, 2018, at the Air Mobility Command Museum on Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. The AMC Museum features a 9/11 memorial monument, so it is the preferred location for the annual service, which commemorates the lives lost during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zoe M. Wockenfuss)

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