Remembering 9/11

Innocent Lives Lost

World Trade Center towers following the attack on 9-11

The World Trade Center towers, burning during the attack on September 11, 2001,
in view of the Statue of Liberty, New York City.

Aerial view of the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. as emergency crews respond to the destruction caused when a high-jacked commercial jetliner crashed into the southwest corner of the building, during the 9/11 terrorists' attacks.

Aerial view of the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on 9/11.
Emergency crews respond to the  destruction from a high-jacked commercial jetliner crashing into the southwest corner of the building.

A piece of fuselage from United Flight 93 where it crashed in Shanksville, PA on September 11, 2016.

A piece of fuselage from hijacked United Flight 93 where it crashed in Shanksville, PA.
September 11, 2001

 

We Remember the Heroism, Resilience, and Patriotism of Americans

NEW YORK CITY

Father Mychal Judge, the New York Fire Department’s beloved chaplain became the most famous victim of the attacks. Judge entered the North Tower after administering Last Rites to people lying on the streets. Shannon Stapleton (Reuters)

Father Mychal Judge, the New York Fire Department’s beloved chaplain became the most famous victim of the attacks. Judge entered the North Tower after administering Last Rites to people lying on the streets.
  Photo by Shannon Stapleton (Reuters)

Officer Moira Smith rescues this man and rushes back to the South Lobby
of the World Trade Center to help another. The building collapsed 10 minutes later.

Firemen raise the flag at ground zero following the attack on September 11, 2001.

Firemen raise the flag at ground zero following the attack on September 11, 2001.
343 firefighters died instantly when the Twin Towers collapsed, along with 60 police officers
and eight paramedics.

National 9/11 Memorial and Museum

A reflecting pool on the grounds of the World Trade Center, adjacent to the 9/11 Museum, New York City.

A reflecting pool on the grounds of the World Trade Center, adjacent to the 9/11 Museum in New York City, site of 2,606 deaths.

The Tribute in Light on September 11, 2014, on the thirteenth anniversary of the attacks, seen from Bayonne, New Jersey. The tallest building in the picture is the new One World Trade Center. Image by Anthony Quintano

Tribute in Light, September 11, 2014, on the thirteenth anniversary of the attacks, seen from Bayonne, New Jersey. The tallest building in the picture is the new One World Trade Center.
Image by Anthony Quintano

WASHINGTON, D.C.

First responders at the scene of the attack of the Pentagon on September 11, 2001.

First responders battle the fire on the facade and lawn of the Pentagon’s west block during the attack on September 11, 2001.

A rescue helicopter uses Washington Boulevard outside the Pentagon to evacuate injured personnel after the terrorist attack on the building on September 11, 2001.

A rescue helicopter uses Washington Boulevard outside the Pentagon to evacuate injured personnel after the terrorist attack on the building on September 11, 2001.

Firefighters and soldiers unfurl a large American flag over the side of the Pentagon during rescue and recovery efforts.

Firefighters and soldiers unfurl a large American flag over the side of the Pentagon
during rescue and recovery efforts.

Pentagon 9/11 Memorial

A rendering of the Pentagon's 9/11 Memorial in Washington, D.C.

A rendering of the Pentagon’s 9/11 Memorial in Washington, D.C.

The Pentagon Memorial honoring the 184 people killed at the Pentagon and on American Airlines flight 77, flown into the building during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, dedicated on September 11, 2008. Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brien Aho

The Pentagon Memorial, dedicated on September 11, 2008.
Honoring the 184 people killed at the Pentagon and on American Airlines flight 77,
flown into the building during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, 
Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brien Aho

SHANKSVILLE, PA

“A common field one day – A field of honor forever”

View of the Visitor Center Complex looking west from the top of the Memorial Groves. The visitor center itself is located between the parallel walls. The Learning Center is located to the right of the walls. This view also shows the raised Flight Path Walkway and the viewing window. The Wall of Names can be seen to the left. less

Flight 93 National Memorial in Stoystown, PA.
The crash site of the terrorist-controlled plane with its intended target of the U.S. Capitol,
thwarted by 40 passengers and crew onboard. View of the Visitor Center Complex looking west from the top of the Memorial Groves, in view of the raised Flight Path Walkway, the viewing window, and Wall of Names.

Flight 93 Memorial Plaque near Shanksville, PA

Flight 93 Memorial Plaque near Shanksville, PA

May, 2006 in Shanksville, PA at the site of the United 93 crash on September 11, 2001. Photo by Joey BLS

May, 2006 in Shanksville, PA at the site of the United 93 crash on September 11, 2001.
Photo by Joey BLS

Flight 93 National Memorial

Panel S-67 of the National September 11 Memorial's South Pool, one of two panels that bear the names of United 93's crew and passengers[129] Photo by Luigi Novi

Panel S-67 of the National September 11 Memorial’s South Pool, one of two panels that bear the names of United 93’s crew and passengers
Photo by Luigi Novi

We honor their memory and sacrifice

2,977

memorial-flags-in-remembrance

9/11

2001 – 2016

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About Karen Evans

Advocate For Honoring Military Service
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