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Arsenal soldiers to reflect, remember the lives lost on 9-11

It will be a somber but meaningful Wednesday, September 11 on the island.

ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL- It will be a somber but meaningful Wednesday, September 11 on the island.

The public is invited to a remembrance walk, where you can walk in memory of the Civilians, Soldiers, Marines, Sailors, and Airmen who made the ultimate sacrifice on 9-11-01.

Sergeant First Class Heather Cejka joined us Monday, September 9 on Good Morning Quad Cities to talk about the walk.

Participants will start the event at 6 a.m. at the Memorial Field. At the conclusion of the walk, participants will place the flags in what soldiers call, a Field of Honor. A remembrance ceremony starts at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Major General Steven A. Shapiro, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command will speak at the event.

The event's free and open to the public. All you need is a driver's license to get onto the island.