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Watch: Department of Justice, Pentagon community hold 9/11 remembrance ceremonies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch will lead a moment of silence as part of a commemoration ceremony with Department of Justice employees at 9 a.m. to recognize the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack.

Following the moment of silence, the Attorney General will deliver remarks and dedicate a commemorative plaque for the “Survivor Tree” seedling that was planted in the Department of Justice’s courtyard on the anniversary last year.

Around 10 a.m., Washington Headquarters Service’s Director of Administration and Management Michael Rhodes will host Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Paul J. Selva at another 9/11 remembrance ceremony.

The deputy secretary, vice chairman, and Director Rhodes will provide remarks at this event.