They were heroes," said Pastor Ray Khachatourian from the Rialto Seventh-day Adventist Church.Khachatourian, the vice commander of the chaplain unit for the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office, was the keynote speaker at Barstow's Sept. 11 memorial event, "Remember the Fallen, Celebrate our Freedom."Khachatourian
volunteered to go to New York City
after the terrorist attacks.There, he
helped with rescue and recovery and comforted Port Authority
officers and their families.
described the tragedies of the attacks and the heroism he