Events held across Pueblo in remembrance of 9/11

Posted at 5:57 PM, Sep 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-11 20:03:32-04

PUEBLO — Hundreds of people across Pueblo gathered in a variety of ways to memorialize the thousands of Americans killed on September 11th, 2001.

The first ceremony began at the Riverwalk downtown where a ceremony is held each year. First responders were represented as wreaths were presented.

Military Veteran Richard Jones who attended says each 9/11 has a deep meaning to him as he reflects upon a fellow servicemember killed because of the terror attacks, "because of this day, our unit actually went to war and our unit actually ended up losing a soldier on that day, Daniel Romero out of Colorado, the only individual that we lost in B Company the 5th and 19th Special Forces Group. I always think about Daniel on 9/11 because it took us to that."

Another tribute was also held at Pueblo Community College where members of the schools fire academy donned full gear and climbed up and down stairs 110 times to symbolize each story of the World Trade Center Towers.