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911 Memorial Flag arrives at Camp Shelby

CAMP SHELBY, MS (WDAM)- A flag which honors the people killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks has arrived for exhibit at Camp Shelby.

The 9/11 Memorial Flag was escorted onto the post Thursday afternoon by local soldiers, firefighters and members of the Patriot Guard motorcycle riders. 

It will be displayed at the post exchange through July 1.

Mississippi Adjutant General William Freeman will sign the flag in a ceremony Saturday.

In September, it will be buried at Ground Zero as part of the 10th anniversary commemoration of the 9/11 attacks. 

The flag was first displayed at Camp Shelby for a month in 2006.    

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