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Yokota Tower Run Honors Fallen Heroes of 9/11

A tower run participant releases a dog-tag into a fire fighter's helmet

A tower run participant releases a dog-tag into a fire fighter's helmet during the sixth annual Yokota Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Tower Run at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 11, 2018. Each run participant held a dog-tag with the name of a first responder who lost their life in the terrorist attacks in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding)

Master Sgt. Tyson Turner, 374th Security Forces Squadron superintendent of logistics and readiness, salutes during the playing of the Japanese and American National Anthems

Master Sgt. Tyson Turner, 374th Security Forces Squadron superintendent of logistics and readiness, salutes during the playing of the Japanese and American National Anthems at the opening ceremony of the sixth annual Yokota Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Tower Run, Sept. 11, 2018. Team Yokota and local firefighters joined together to pay tribute and remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice during the terrorist attacks in New York City, Sept. 11, 2001.(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding)

Col. Otis T. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing commander, speaks at the opening ceremony

Col. Otis T. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing commander, speaks at the opening ceremony of the sixth annual Yokota Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Tower Run, Sept. 11, 2018. Team Yokota and local firefighters joined together to pay tribute and remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice during the terrorist attacks in New York City, Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding)

374th Civil Engineering Squadron firefighters participate in the sixth annual Yokota Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Tower Run

374th Civil Engineering Squadron firefighters participate in the sixth annual Yokota Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Tower Run, Sept. 11, 2018. Team Yokota and local firefighters joined together to pay tribute and remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice during the terrorist attacks in New York City, Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding)

A 374th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter releases a dog-tag into a fire fighter's helmet

A 374th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter releases a dog-tag into a fire fighter's helmet during the sixth annual Yokota Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Tower Run on Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 11, 2018. Each run participant held a dog-tag with the name of a first responder who lost their life in the terrorist attacks in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding)

A Japanese Firefighter dons a fire helmet

A Japanese Firefighter dons a fire helmet at the sixth annual Yokota Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Tower Run, Sept. 11, 2018. Team Yokota and local firefighters joined together to pay tribute and remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice during the terrorist attacks in New York City, Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding)

Names of first responders who died during the September 11th attack are displayed on a firehose

Names of first responders who died during the September 11th attack are displayed on a firehose at the sixth annual Yokota Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Tower Run, Sept. 11, 2018. Team Yokota and local firefighters joined together to pay tribute and remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice during the terrorist attacks in New York City, Sept. 11, 2001.(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding)

A tower run participant runs up a flight of stairs

A tower run participant runs up a flight of stairs during the sixth annual Yokota Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Tower Run, Sept. 11, 2018. Each participant ran up and down to tower to honor the first responders who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks in New York City, Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding)

Team Yokota and local firefighters joined together to pay tribute

Team Yokota and local firefighters joined together to pay tribute and remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice during the terrorist attacks in New York City, Sept. 11, 2001at the sixth annual Yokota Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Tower Run, on YAB, Sept. 11, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding)

Yokota Air Base members salute during the playing of the Japanese and American National Anthems
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Yokota Air Base members salute during the playing of the Japanese and American National Anthems at the opening ceremony of the sixth annual Yokota Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Tower Run, Sept. 11, 2018. Team Yokota and local firefighters joined together to pay tribute and remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice during the terrorist attacks in New York City, Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding)

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- A tower run participant releases a dog-tag into a fire fighter's helmet during the sixth annual Yokota Fire Emergency Services 9/11 Tower Run at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 11, 2018. Each run participant held a dog-tag with the name of a first responder who lost their life in the terrorist attacks in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding)