Henderson 9 11HENDERSON, Ky. (9/10/19) — Henderson Fire Department will host “Henderson Will Never Forget Remembrance Ceremony” Wednesday morning.

The event will honor firefighters who lost their lives in the World Trade Center attack Sept. 11, 2001 and also pay tribute to three local firefighters and other first responders who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

It will be hosted by the Henderson Professional Firefighters Honor Guard Inc. 10:30 a.m. at Fire Station No. 3 (343 Starlite Drive), which is home to a 9-11 Memorial with a piece of steel from the World Trade Center.

The ceremony will include the presentation of the colors by the Henderson Professional Firefighters Honor Guard, the Pledge of Allegiance led by fifth-grade students from Bend Gate Elementary School, the singing of the National Anthem by the Henderson County High School Choir and remarks by keynote speaker Chief John Buckman. HFD Fire Chief Scott Foreman will be the host, and station and truck tours may follow the ceremony.

The Honor Guard has issued a special invitation and is working to locate family members of City of Henderson fallen firefighters James E. Walker (Oct. 6, 1936), Capt. Edgar F. Cohron (April 19, 1954) and Everett F. Cecil (Dec. 3, 1966). Relatives are asked to contact the Honor Guard with information at 270-831-1270 Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Firefighter Casey Howard, who is the chief organizer of the event as president of the Honor Guard, said the goal for the ceremony is to get the community — and especially local schoolchildren — involved in remembering not just those who perished Sept. 11, but other fallen first responders.

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