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Local American Legion event commemorates Sept. 11, 2001

Posted on: September 11, 2017

Events commemorating Sept. 11, 2001, took place around the country today. American Legion Post 10 in Albany, and other local sponsors, organized a memorial event at the Linn County Courthouse this morning.

Post 10 member David Solomon was the master of ceremonies. He was a first responder in New York that day as a medic. Sheriff Riley was also a speaker.

Jim Haggart, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent, represented the District in his service dress uniform.

Mr. Haggart was a Navy pilot and retired as a Captain after 30 years of active duty, serving his last assignment at the Navy and Marine Corps ROTC Unit at Oregon State University.

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