For Immediate Release

September 10, 2014

Contact: Tammy Sharp

Media Relations




Reminder: Leesville Fire Department to Hold Ceremony to Honor 9/11 Victims

LEESVILLE-- The Vernon Parish Fire Chaplains Corps has announced that there will be a ceremony on Sept. 11 to mark the anniversary of the 9-11 attacks and to honor our nation's heroes.

The observance will take place on Thursday, Sept. 11 from 7 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Vernon Parish Veterans Plaza located along Third Street in downtown Leesville. The services are free and open to the public.

Please join us as we take the time to remember those who lost their lives, the families and friends whose lives were forever altered by their loss, and honor those who continue to serve and keep our nation safe.


The City of Leesville, the best hometown in the world, is a historic yet visionary community. As the parish seat of Vernon Parish, where Fort Polk and the Joint Readiness Training Center are located, the City of Leesville is home to military families, retired veterans and a growing and strongly patriotic citizenry that provides the basis of a well-rounded and work-ready workforce.   


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