9/11 Memorial at 180th FW will open to public

The 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, will host an event to announce the public opening of the Northwest Ohio 9/11 Memorial, Thursday, beginning at 3:00 p.m.

The by invitation only event will kick-off of the Northwest Ohio 9/11 Memorial Public Tour Program by hosting the first tour for key community leaders and local-area stakeholders.

The tour will be conducted by retired 180th Fighter Wing Vice Commander and F-16 pilot, Col. Scott E. Reed, who was assigned to the wing and activated on Sept. 11, 2001.

Following the Nov. 1 announcement, community members will be able to register for tours by visiting: https://www.etix.com/ticket/v/12709/northwest-ohio-911-memorial .