FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 10, 2012
Contact: Scott Darnell
SANTA FE – Governor Susana Martinez will pay tribute to those individuals who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 tomorrow in Albuquerque. Governor Martinez will attend a ceremony at Fire Station No. 2, which will be dedicated to the memory of those who were killed in the attacks. Tomorrow morning, the new fire station will raise the American flag for the first time in honor of those individuals.
Later, Governor Martinez will meet with firefighters and other first responders in at the New Mexico Fire and EMS Expo at the New Mexico Fire Academy in Socorro to thank them for their contributions and sacrifices in the name of public safety. The New Mexico Fire Academy trains approximately 4,000 municipal, county, and wildland firefighters each year.
Pursuant to federal directive, all flags should be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset tomorrow.
WHO: Governor Susana Martinez
WHAT: Governor Martinez will pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and visit with firefighters and first responders to thank them for their service
WHEN: Tomorrow, September 11
9/11 Memorial and Tribute Ceremony, 8:30 a.m.
New Mexico Fire and EMS Expo, 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: 9/11 Memorial and Tribute Ceremony, AFD Fire Station No. 2, 2401 Alumni Drive SE, Albuquerque (off of Gibson east of I-25)
New Mexico Fire and EMS Expo, New Mexico Fire Academy, 200 Aspen Road, Socorro
NOTE: Governor Martinez will also address a conference for Motor Vehicle Division managers at the Embassy Suites, 1000 Woodward Place NE, Albuquerque, at 11:00 a.m.