KMC first responders remember 9/11

U.S. Airmen present the colors during a 9/11 retreat ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 11, 2017. Kaiserslautern Military Community first responders conducted the ceremony to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and to honor the first responders who lost their lives while conducting rescue operations during the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

U.S. Airmen present the colors during a 9/11 retreat ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 11, 2017. Kaiserslautern Military Community first responders conducted the ceremony to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and to honor the first responders who lost their lives while conducting rescue operations during the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. George Nichols, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, stands at attention during a 9/11 retreat ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 11, 2017. Kaiserslautern Military Community first responders honored their colleagues who lost their lives conducting rescue operations during the 9/11 attacks 16 years ago. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. George Nichols, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, stands at attention during a 9/11 retreat ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 11, 2017. Kaiserslautern Military Community first responders honored their colleagues who lost their lives conducting rescue operations during the 9/11 attacks 16 years ago. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

A U.S. Air Forces in Europe band member plays taps during a 9/11 retreat ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 11, 2017. The ceremony commemorated 2,996 people who lost their lives in the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the crash of United Airlines flight 93, 16 years ago. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

A U.S. Air Forces in Europe band member plays taps during a 9/11 retreat ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 11, 2017. The ceremony commemorated 2,996 people who lost their lives in the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the crash of United Airlines flight 93, 16 years ago. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

A ribbon on a wreath displays the words “Remember 9/11” during a retreat ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 11, 2017. The ceremony marked 16 years since the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the hijacking of United Airlines flight 93. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

A ribbon on a wreath displays the words “Remember 9/11” during a retreat ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 11, 2017. The ceremony marked 16 years since the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the hijacking of United Airlines flight 93. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

U.S. Airmen bow their heads in prayer during a 9/11 retreat ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 11, 2017. The ceremony included a presentation of colors, speeches, a wreath laying and a ringing of the fire bell. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

U.S. Airmen bow their heads in prayer during a 9/11 retreat ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 11, 2017. The ceremony included a presentation of colors, speeches, a wreath laying and a ringing of the fire bell. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

Anthony Rabonza, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron chief of fire emergency services, delivers remarks during a 9/11 retreat ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 11, 2017. Members of the first responder community gathered to remember the 2,996 people who lost their lives in the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the crash of United Airlines flight 93. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

Anthony Rabonza, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron chief of fire emergency services, delivers remarks during a 9/11 retreat ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 11, 2017. Members of the first responder community gathered to remember the 2,996 people who lost their lives in the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the crash of United Airlines flight 93. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Richard G. Moore, 86th Airlift Wing commander, right, speaks with retired Col. Kenneth Cordier, left, a former prisoner of war, after a 9/11 retreat ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 11, 2017. The event was attended by distinguished visitors and first responders in the Kaiserslautern Military Community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Richard G. Moore, 86th Airlift Wing commander, right, speaks with retired Col. Kenneth Cordier, left, a former prisoner of war, after a 9/11 retreat ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 11, 2017. The event was attended by distinguished visitors and first responders in the Kaiserslautern Military Community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- U.S. Airmen present the colors during a 9/11 retreat ceremony on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 11, 2017. Kaiserslautern Military Community first responders conducted the ceremony to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and to honor the first responders who lost their lives while conducting rescue operations during the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)