The pavilion along the Heritage Trail has already become a major point of interest for the Academy ...
9/11 Memorial on the Terrazzo
Class of 1976's 35th reunion class giving project
The 9/11 Memorial was dedicated on September 9, 2011, as part of the Class of 1976's 35th reunion class giving project. The memorial incorporates an actual girder from the World Trade Center.
The memorial features two granite slabs, representing the Twin Towers, atop a five-sided foundation that represents the Pentagon. The words, "World Trade Center," "The Pentagon" and "Shanksville, Pa." are etched onto the memorial.
Video: Cadets at the Air Force Academy participate in a silent formation after a wreath laying ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial on the Academy's Terrazzo to remember the devastating attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.