Montana Military Museum honors 9/11 heroes

Fort William Henry Harrison, MT

The Montana Military Museum invites the public to visit the museum Monday and recognize the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States.

The museum will be open Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to view exhibits that have been developed in response to the events of 9/11.

On display will be the Fallen Soldier Memorial. This traveling memorial is dedicated to Montana’s losses in Operations Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn and Afghanistan’s Operation Enduring Freedom located in the atrium of the Helena Armed Forces Center during normal operating hours.

This Montana exhibit is provided by the Robert Koontz Family and others who designed and built the memorial to Montana’s fallen soldiers who have paid the ultimate price in the Global War on Terror from 2001 to the present. The continued display is the result of a lot of hard work by the many volunteers who support idea of telling the story of Montana’s men and women serving in military service and sacrifice throughout World as part of force to insure security and freedom.

Also on display is the Special 9/11 Commemoration Flag containing the names of those who were lost on 9/11. In addition a Book of Remembrances will be available for those who would like to record their thoughts on these events.

The Montana Military Museum is located at Montana National Guard Training Center, Fort William Henry Harrison. Entry is through the main gate on Williams Street. The museum complex is located on Mt. Majo Street to the right past the Fort Harrison Military entrance.

For more information, call 406-324-3550 or 406-459-6839 or email

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