Together We Stand: Sabers hold 9/11 memorial

A memorial stands on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 09, 2016, in remembrance to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in the terrorist attacks from 90 different countries. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber)

A memorial stands on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 09, 2016, in remembrance to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in the terrorist attacks from 90 different countries. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber)

Col. Joe McFall, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, recites a first-person narrative of the events of Sept. 11, 2001 during a memorial service at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 9, 2016. Airmen throughout the Air Force held memorial ceremonies honor the victims, lost service members and emergency response teams as part of the 15th anniversary of the attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber)

Col. Joe McFall, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, recites a first-person narrative of the events of Sept. 11, 2001 during a memorial service at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 9, 2016. Airmen throughout the Air Force held memorial ceremonies honor the victims, lost service members and emergency response teams as part of the 15th anniversary of the attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber)

Local German community leaders and Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing pause to reflect during the 9/11 memorial service at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 9, 2016. Local German and Air Force leadership spoke about the effects of attacks on the U.S. created a stronger alliance with German and NATO partners. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber)

Local German community leaders and Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing pause to reflect during the 9/11 memorial service at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 9, 2016. Local German and Air Force leadership spoke about the effects of attacks on the U.S. created a stronger alliance with German and NATO partners. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber)

Col. Joe McFall, 52nd Fighter Wing commander and local German community leaders placed a wreath in front of the 9/11 memorial at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 9, 2016. Airmen around the world participated in 9/11 remembrance ceremonies to honor the victims of the attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber)

Col. Joe McFall, 52nd Fighter Wing commander and local German community leaders placed a wreath in front of the 9/11 memorial at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 9, 2016. Airmen around the world participated in 9/11 remembrance ceremonies to honor the victims of the attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber)

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Local German community leaders and Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing pause to reflect during the 9/11 memorial service at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Sept. 9, 2016.

Airmen around the world participated in 9/11 remembrance ceremonies to honor the victims of the attacks.