New Mexico State University and the City of Las Cruces will commemorate the 18-year anniversary of 9/11 with a Patriot Day Ceremony on the NMSU campus.
The Patriot Day Ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at the east end of Horseshoe Park, next to Hadley Hall at NMSU. The public is invited to attend with free parking available in Lots 1 and 2 near the corner of University Avenue and Espina Street, just north of Skeen Hall. Metered and handicap parking is available along North Horseshoe Street and South Horseshoe Street.
People who attend are encouraged to arrive early and may want to bring a lawn chair to sit on during the ceremony. The event is expected to last 30 to 40 minutes.
Patriot Day commemorates the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorists attacks on the Twin Towers, in New York City, and attacks on the Pentagon, in Washington, D.C.