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September 11, 2005 Special Page
Thousands Mark 9/11 With Walk
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2005 – Today marked the fourth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States, and to commemorate that tragic event the Defense Department held the first "America Supports You Freedom Walk."  Story | Photos | More Photos
Country Musicians Honor Troops | Special Report on Freedom Walk
Bikers Pay Tribute to Terrorist Victims
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2005 – Nearly 800 motorcycles "rattled the runway" at Washington Dulles International Airport this morning as riders met there and rode to the Pentagon to honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and servicemen and women who have died since.  Story |  Photos
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REMEMBERING THE FALLEN – Grieving family members pay respects by the 9/11 Memorial Marker during a Sept. 11, 2005, Patriot Day Observance Wreath laying ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery. The observance honors the victims and families of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the Pentagon, Twin Towers, and Flight 93 over Pennsylvania. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald.  More photos
Ride Honors Families of Fallen Troops
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 11, 2005 – Thunder rolled through the "Land of 10,000 Lakes" here this weekend, not leaving a dry eye in its path as participants in the second annual "Tribute to the Troops" motorcycle ride visited families of fallen troops in the terror war to personally thank them for their sacrifice.  Story | Photos
Families Show Resolve in Face of Loss
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 11, 2005 – Eight days after she buried her 22-year-old son who was killed in Iraq, and on the eve of the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, Kelly Freudenberg has no doubt that her son gave his life for a worthy cause. Story 
Bush Praises American Spirit, Resolve
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2005 – On the day before the nation observes the fourth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and as recovery efforts continue along the storm-ravaged Gulf Coast, President Bush praised the American spirit today in his weekly radio address. Story | Remarks
9/11 Memorial Inspires Emotions
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2005 – For the first time since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the Pentagon today allowed the public to view the 9/11 memorial site on the south side of the Pentagon, precisely where hijacked American Airlines Flight 77 crashed. A total of 184 people – everyone onboard the plane and Pentagon workers – were killed in the attack. Story
Artist Paints Tribute to 9/11 Victims
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2005 – Coming equipped with his paintbrushes, artist Keith Beihle arrived at the Pentagon on Sept. 9 to finish his tribute painting to the victims who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the building. Story
Victory in Terror War Will Honor Victims
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2005 – Winning the global war on terror is one way the United States can honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, President Bush said today.  Story
Son Recalls Parents' Loss on Flight 77
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2005 – Four years after his parents died when American Airlines flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon, Marcus Flagg said the United States must never forget Sept. 11, 2001. Story
Terrorist Attack Yields Valuable Lessons
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2005 For the chief of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on his charge is still a vivid memory. "My first thought that day was, 'No. Not here.' That was the thing in my mind, 'It can't be happening here," John Jester said.   Story
"After September 11th, I realized I wasn't an employee of Dell Computer that had served in the Army. I was a soldier, employed by Dell Computer. In January of 2003, I returned to Active Duty as the Commander of B Company, 307th Signal Battalion," said Capt. Rudy Lunasin
In response to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 200, many Americans
answered the call to serve in the armed forces. Here are some of
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