BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today on the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
“Twenty-two years later, we honor the nearly 3,000 individuals who died in the 9/11 attacks and the heroic actions of the police, firefighters and other first responders who bravely saved lives while risking their own,” Burgum said. “We will never forget them or the 29 military service members from North Dakota who have laid down their lives for our freedom in the Global War on Terrorism. To them we owe a debt of gratitude that can never be repaid. We encourage all citizens to take time to thank a first responder, find a way to give back to their community and display an American flag, remembering the renewed patriotism and unity that arose in the aftermath of that tragic day.”