On most days you'll find students criss-crossing the grassy quad on Troy University's campus.
Rushing to class or just stopping to chat with a friend are common sites in the area, but Tuesday seems a little different.
Students at Troy University are hosting a silent reminder for those who paid the ultimate sacrifice during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
The green grass has given way to a sea of red, white and blue.
That's because the Troy University College of Republicans placed just under 3,000 brand new American flags into the soil all across the campus quad.