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Pentagon burning, Sept. 2001, We Will Never Forget
      "Three years after the attack on our country, Americans remain strong and resolute, patient in a just cause, and confident of the victory to come,"  
President George W. Bush, Sept. 11, 2004,
Weekly Radio Address    
Patriot Day 2004
September 11
     As we commemorate the third anniversary of the attacks of September 11, it's appropriate to honor the fallen, to reflect on how far we have come and to determine what more might be done. 
.   The Taliban regime is no longer in power in Afghanistan.
.   Osama bin Laden is clearly on the run.
.   Saddam Hussein is in jail, soon to be on trial.
.   His sons, Uday and Qusay, are dead.
.   The people of Iraq are forming a representative government that will not threaten their people or their region or the world.
.   The United States and the United Kingdom have shut down the clandestine network that had provided nuclear technologies to Libya, Iran, North Korea and possibly other nations.
.   Libyan leader Muammar Qadhafi has given up his nuclear weapons program.
.   Pakistan, which once supported the Taliban, is today our strong ally against terrorism.
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PATRIOT DAY CEREMONY -- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Peter Pace show their respect after laying a wreath at the Patriot Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery on Sept. 11, 2004. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. James M. Bowman
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World Trade Center buildings burning.
     "With you on the front lines in this global struggle against extremists, this global war on terror, I know we will not falter, or tire, or fail, or yield."  Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld
Message to the Troops
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NEWS
Sept. 11 Victims Remembered at Arlington National Cemetery
President Remembers Victims, Vows to Continue Fight
No Retreat, No Return to Past in War on Terror, Rumsfeld Says
Commentary: How Appropriate that We Pause and Remember
Airman Tells of Medical Response to Pentagon Attack
Pentagon Memorial Donations Rise; $3 Million Raised Thus Far
Rumsfeld: Ending Terrorism Could Take Long Time
Pentagon Worker Sends Musical Tribute to 9/11 Victims, Families
REFLECTIONS
U.S. Troops in Afghanistan Reflect on Sept. 11
New Jersey Soldier on Frontlines in War on Terror Recalls Sept. 11
Pilot Recalls Sept. 11 Medical Flight Mission
Task Force Steel Commander Reflects on Pentagon Attack
Pentagon Employees Remember Fellow Workers Who Died on 9/11
FEATURES
Remembering Those Who Died at the Pentagon
Operations Enduring Freedom & Iraqi Freedom Fallen Warriors
Survivors All, by Elizabeth Anne May, Missile Defense Agency
Timeline of Terrorism
Remembering 9/11
PHOTO ESSAYS
Remembering 9/11 Part 1  Part 2  Part 3  Part 4
The Damage at the Pentagon
A Navy Photographer's View at the Twin Towers
U.S. Coast Guard Historic Image Gallery
 
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