Deputy Director ANG unveils EADS 9/11 memorial
Maj. Gen. Dawne L. Deskins, Deputy Director, Air National Guard, right, and retired Brig. Gen. Robert K. Marr unveil the inscription for the Eastern Air Defense Sector’s 9/11 memorial on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 in Rome, New York. Deskins delivered the keynote address at EADS 9/11 remembrance ceremony, which was attended by more than 200 Airmen, local elected officials, invited guests and former members. EADS, then known at the Northeast Air Defense Sector (NEADS), was the first military unit to be informed that planes had been hijacked on Sept. 11, 2001. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Tiffany Scofield, 174th Attack Wing.