How militarized are we?
Updated at 4:26 p.m., Friday, September 11, 2009
Schoolchildren lead more than 1,500 participants in Freedom Walk
More than 1,500 people – most of them schoolchildren from Holy Family Catholic Academy and Chester Nimitz Elementary School – took part in the third Freedom Walk this morning.
The 1 1/2-mile walk along Main Street near Hickam Air Force Base, is organized by Operation Homefront, a nonprofit that provides assistance to military families. The walk serves as the organization’s memorial to 9/11.
Also participting were members of Honolulu International Airport’s TSA personnel, Honolulu firefighters and police officers, members of the VFW and other veterans.