The Air Force ROTC held a vigil Wednesday at sundown on the lawn of the Armory honoring soldiers who are prisoners of war or who have gone missing in action. The event was led by cadet first lieutenant Chandler Herren and featured guest speaker Gene Richards, a retired Blackhawk pilot and commander of the Lafayette Veterans of Foreigns Wars Post.  

Air Force, Army and Navy ROTC groups joined for a 2.7 mile run in honor of prisoners of war, those missing in action and victims of 9/11. They began in front of the Wilmeth Active Learning Center around 5:45 a.m. In addition to the run, speeches and poems in remembrance of 9/11 were read, a moment of silence was observed and push-ups were performed in honor of a number of groups.