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Patriot Day photo gallery and video now online

Patriot Day commemoratiion videoThe City of Lakewood solemnly commemorated Patriot Day with a flag-lowering ceremony Tuesday evening, September 11 at City Hall.

View the photo gallery from the event. 

The 30-minute ceremony, attended by over 200 residents, included the presentation of the colors, remarks from Mayor Steve Croft and two musical performance. Pastor Tim Buzbee led a moment of silence before the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department trumpeters played Taps as our nation’s flag was lowered for the night.

Watch the Lakewood CityTV video of the ceremony.

Since first gathering two weeks after the horrific events of September 11, 2001, Lakewood residents have come together annually to remember the victims of the terrorist attacks and pay tribute to the U.S. military personnel and public safety first responders who protect and serve us at home and abroad.