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Pentagon 9/11 Memorial Ensures a Nation Will Not Forget
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2008 – At the Pentagon 9/11 memorial dedication this morning, more than 16,000 people gathered to remember that morning and the friends and family members they lost. Read Story
Pentagon Memorial Dedication Recalls 9/11 Sacrifices
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2008 – On the seventh anniversary of the day a hijacked airliner slammed into the Pentagon, President Bush today dedicated a memorial near the crash site, calling it not only a place of remembrance, but also a reminder of the resilience of the American spirit. Read Story
'Healing Field' Takes Shape for Pentagon Memorial Dedication
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2008 – As darkness fell over the nation's capital on the eve of the seventh anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks, about 200 volunteers busily posted nearly 3,000 full-sized American flags near the site of the Pentagon Memorial that would be officially dedicated the next morning. Read Story
Overseas 9/11 Observances
Troops, Civilians From Various Nations Commemorate 9/11
BAGRAM AIRFIELD , Sept. 11, 2008 – Soldiers and civilians from several nations affected by the war on terror gathered beneath the towering flagpoles at the Combined Joint Task Force 101 headquarters here today to remember Sept. 11, 2001. Read Story
Troops at Camp Eggers Remember 9/11
KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept. 11, 2008 – More than 300 soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and civilians gathered today at Camp Eggers here to remember the thousands of victims who lost their lives during the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks against America. Read Story
PAYING TRIBUTE - One hundred eighty-four joint service troops unveil the Pentagon Memorial, Sept. 11, 2008. The national memorial is the first to be dedicated to those killed at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. The site contains 184 inscribed memorial units honoring the 59 people aboard American Airlines Flight 77 and the 125 in the building who lost their lives that day. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adam Stump