Veterans pause for thought at Texas Fire Museum

September 30, 2013 by  

The Texas Fire Museum in Dallas was fixed up recently by veterans who volunteer every year to honor the service members who died during action on September 11, 2001.

9/11 Day Observance was launched by The Mission Continues, and six events were held to remember the day of the attacks. The volunteers worked together to clean up the museum to honor and remember the service men and women that day in 2001.

The Mission Continues was founded by MyGoodDeed in 2002 and, each year, the non-profit organization carries out charitable deeds to help others. Veterans and volunteers work together to landscape, paint, clean, and do other jobs to honor the fallen heroes. There are other events being held in Washington D.C., New York, and St. Louis.

The fire service history will be preserved, thanks to the veterans who worked so hard on this year’s project. Tom Carroll, the sales manager for Clear Channel Media, spoke passionately of the annual events, saying that the volunteers are working together to help the country. Employees from the company volunteer each year to help others, remembering the fallen. Brandy Brown, the Air Force Chaplain said that 9/11 reminded her that freedom comes at a price and the events of that day gave her a new respect for America.

A photograph on shows a collection of more than 200 volunteers who were dressed in T-shirts marked with the words “I will”, perhaps keeping a local printing company busy this month