WATCH: Rock Island Arsenal First Army Commander gives powerful 9/11 remembrance speech

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The Rock Island Arsenal held its annual 9/11 remembrance ceremony today. First Army Commander Lt. Gen. Thomas S. James Jr. gave a powerful 14-minute speech as part of it.

In the speech he talks about the importance of the date and tells the story of three local Gold Star families whose lives were forever changed because of the attacks 19 years ago.

You can see the entire ceremony here.

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