The content available is no longer being updated and may no longer be applicable as a result of changes in law, regulation and/or administration. If you wish to see the latest content, please visit the current version of the site.
For persons with disabilities experiencing difficulties accessing content on archive.defense.gov, please use the DoD Section 508 Form. In this form, please indicate the nature of your accessibility issue/problem and your contact information so we can address your issue or question.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2009 – President Barack Obama today reflected on those who perished on Sept. 11, 2001, and said today’s anniversary is an opportunity to renew American resolve against those who perpetrated the attacks. Story
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2009 – The National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Va., unveiled the latest revisions to its Global War on Terror exhibit today, commemorating the eighth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Story
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2009 – Family members of the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon who gathered there to remember lost loved ones were joined by President Barack Obama, the first lady and the nation's top defense leaders. Story
NEW YORK CITY, Sept. 11, 2009 – Army Staff Sgt. Michael Wilson stands watch outside Penn Station, part of a New York National Guard task force that has continuously served since the terrorist attacks eight years ago today. Story
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2009 – On the eve of the eight-year anniversary of 9/11, Pentagon employees who witnessed that tragedy first-hand took time to reflect from inside the memorial built to commemorate that day. Story
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2009 – Families who lost loved ones during the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon plan to mark the first anniversary of the Pentagon Memorial by introducing a new docent program – and they’re looking for volunteers to help. Story
FORT JACKSON, S.C., Sept. 11, 2009 - Army Chaplain (Col.) Henry Haynes recalls the tragedy of serving at the Pentagon during 9/11, but also the goodness of Americans in its aftermath. Story
CAMP AL TAQADDUM, Iraq, Sept. 9, 2009 – Marine Corps Sgt. Justin D. Toren, a former farmhand and bull rider, joined the Marines shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, and is now on his fourth deployment. Story
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2009 – On this eighth anniversary of the worst attacks on U.S. soil in nearly 200 years, and with some Americans skeptical of the ongoing war in Afghanistan, it is helpful to remember how the U.S. military commitment there evolved. Story
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2009 – The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, have become this generation’s Pearl Harbor – both were tragedies that shook our nation to its core. It’s become common to ask, “Where were you that day?” and I’ve never seen anyone lacking in a response. Story