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TitleUSD to Commemorate 9/11 Anniversary
ContactMelissa Wagoner
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Contact Phone(619) 260-4659

The University of San Diego will commemorate the tragic events of 9/11 this Tuesday. The event will held at USD’s 9/11 memorial in front of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice.

A short prayer service will be held at 10 a.m. Transposed for Pacific time, the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) will render honors and play Taps when the four planes crashed.

8:46 a.m. – American Airlines crashes into the North Tower
9:03 a.m. – United Airlines Flight 175 crashes into the South Tower
9:37 a.m. – American Airlines Flight 77 crashes into the Pentagon
9:59 a.m. – The World Trade Center’s South Tower collapses after 56 minutes
10:03 a.m. – United Airlines Flight 93 crashes in Somerset County, Pennsylvania
10:28 a.m. – The World Trade Center’s North Tower collapses after 102 minutes

Edward C. Luck, PhD, Dean of the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, will be available to media until noon.

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