Retired Brig. Gen. Doug "Odie" Slocum, former commander of the 127th Wing and Selfridge Air National Guard Base, was the guest speaker. He was a career fighter pilot, Slocum served 35 years with the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard.
The township's 9/11 ceremony also included the Clinton Township Police Honor Guard and Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 Honor Guard. Olivia Scally, 5, a first-grade student at Parkway Christian School, sang the national anthem