Cape Coral Fire Chief Bill Van Helden spoke at the "A Day of Remembrance" ceremony, as well as the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8463 "9/11 Remembrance" event.
Held at noon at the post, the VFW ceremony also included guest speakers, as well as a 21-gun salute and wreath presentations.
commented at both services on the atmosphere in America following Sept. 11th.
"There was a lot of mistrust that came to our country," he
said, adding that the public found trust though in its public safety and emergency workers, pilots and flight crews, and military personnel.
"There will always be a group of people you can trust," he
said referring to uniformed personnel.