Members of the Valparaiso Fire Department honor guard escort Cooks Corners Elementary fifth graders back to school following a Sept. 11th observance and the First Responders Tribune Garden Tuesday Sept. 11, 2012. The students sang God Bless America as part of the program. | Andy Lavalley~Sun-Times Media
Updated: September 11, 2012 11:01PM
Firefighters and police officers took part in a moment of silence Tuesdsay at the Sept. 11th observance at First Responders Tribute Garden in Valparaiso. Members of the public gathered with emergency personnel and local politicians to honor the memory of those who died as a direct result of the attacks and in the wars that followed.