Future West Point graduates plan to wear a reminder of the consequences of Sept. 11.

The class of 2016 has decided to use steel from the World Trade Center in its class rings.

Cathy Kilner of the Association of Graduates told the New York Post that the cadets "were raised seeing the footage of what happened and the consequences of that day.”

Class rings also include gold from past class rings, which have been donated.

About 1,000 cadets will graduate in 2016.


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