Brats with the Brave commemorates September 11 anniversary

One way to honor the military and first responders who rush into danger, is through a picnic like this one at the National Guard Armory in Bismarck.

The public was also invited to the Chamber-sponsored event, to remember those who lost their lives because of the attacks 17 years ago, and to thank everyone who has fought for the country's freedom.

"We'll show we can't forget and we need to continue to tell the story to our children and so they don't forget because a lot of Americans have paid a heavy price since 9/11,” said Adjutant Gen. Alan Dohrmann.

Governor Doug Burgum also spoke about continuing to take care of those who've returned from war and who are suffering because of it.