Goodfellow hosts 9/11 Memorial

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kyle Dobler, 312th Training Squadron instructor, speaks during the 9/11 Memorial at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy high bay on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 11, 2017. Staff Sgt. Jonathan Kidd, 312th Training Squadron instructor, Senior Airmen Nicholas Suitonu, 17th Security Forces K-9 handler, and Senior Airmen Dalila Garcia, 17th Medical Operations Squadron Family Health medical technician, represented first responders who acted during the 9/11 terrorist attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kyle Dobler, 312th Training Squadron instructor, speaks during the 9/11 Memorial at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy high bay on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 11, 2017. Staff Sgt. Jonathan Kidd, 312th Training Squadron instructor, Senior Airmen Nicholas Suitonu, 17th Security Forces K-9 handler, and Senior Airmen Dalila Garcia, 17th Medical Operations Squadron Family Health medical technician, represented first responders who acted during the 9/11 terrorist attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Zachary Chapman/Released)

Attendees of the 9/11 Memorial watch a tribute video projected onto a flag at the  Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy high bay on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 11, 2017. The video showed footage of the towers falling and paid tribute to all the first responders who died on 9/11. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Zachary Chapman/Released)

Attendees of the 9/11 Memorial watch a tribute video projected onto a flag at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy high bay on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 11, 2017. The video showed footage of the towers falling and paid tribute to all the first responders who died on 9/11. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, speaks at the 9/11 Memorial at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy high bay on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 11, 2017. Mills spoke about how America is still healing after the events of 9/11. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, speaks at the 9/11 Memorial at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy high bay on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 11, 2017. Mills spoke about how America is still healing after the events of 9/11. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Zachary Chapman/Released)

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Col. Ricky Mills, 17th Training Wing commander, spoke about how America is still recovering even after 16 years at the 9/11 Memorial at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy high bay at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 11.

The event paid tribute to first responders who died on 9/11 with a video of remembrance. Three military members of Goodfellow stood watch representing the various groups of first responders; amidst the silence, a single firefighter rang the ceremonial bell signifying the end of watch.