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A timeline of the morning of September 11, 2001


n the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 terrorists hijacked four commercial airplanes bound for California. The planes departed from airports in Boston; Newark, NJ; and Washington, D.C. September 11 would become an infamous date in American and world history, and the events of that day would forever change the world. As the world commemorates the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the following timeline, courtesy of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, can help people fully understand how events unfolded on that late-summer morning two decades ago.

• 5:45 a.m.: Two of the hijackers

pass through security at Portland International Airport in Maine. The men will take a short flight to Boston Logan International Airport, where they will join three other hijackers and board American Airlines Flight 11.

• 6:00 a.m: Two of the hijacked

planes, American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175, will eventually crash into the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center complex in New York City. The day was a significant one on the New York City political calendar, as polling stations opened at 6 a.m. for primary elections.

• 7:59 a.m.: American Airlines

Flight 11 takes off from Boston with 11 crew members, 76 passengers and five hijackers on board. The plane, which will eventually crash into the North tower at the World Trade Center, is filled with more than 76,000 pounds of fuel.

• 8:15 a.m.: United Airlines

Flight 175 takes off from Boston with nine crew members, 51 passengers, and five hijackers on board. This flight also is loaded with 76,000 pounds of fuel.

• 8:19 a.m.: American Airlines

ground personnel are alerted by flight attendant Betty Ann Ong that Flight 11 is being hijacked. This call lasts roughly 25 minutes and Ong reports that the cockpit is unreachable. In the moments before Ong’s call, one of the hijackers stabbed Daniel M. Lewin, who was sitting in front of him in first class. Lewin is likely the first person killed in the 9/11 attacks.

• 8:20 a.m.: American Airlines

Flight 77 takes off from Washington Dulles International Airport. The flight has 49,900 pounds of fuel and is carrying six crew members, 53 passengers and five hijackers.

• 8:21 a.m.: The transponder

on Flight 11 is turned off. This device is meant to allow air traffic controllers to identify and monitor the flight path of a plane.

• 8:24 a.m.: One of the

hijackers of Flight 11 unwittingly broadcasts a message to air traffic controllers alerting them to the attacks. The hijacker was attempting to communicate with passengers and crew.

• 8:30 a.m.: Around this time,

roughly 80 people have already begun gathering on the 106th floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center for a financial technology conference. The conference is one of many events on the Trade Center schedule that day.

• 8:37 a.m.: The Boston Air

Traffic Control Center alerts the military that a hijacking is under way.

• 8:42 a.m.: United Airlines

Flight 93 takes off from Newark International Airport. The flight was due to take off at roughly the same time as the other hijacked planes, but was delayed due to routine traffic. Seven crew members, 33 passengers and four hijackers are on board. The flight is filled with 48,700 pounds of fuel.

• 8:46 a.m.: Five hijackers crash Flight 11 into floors 93 through 99 of the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Hundreds, including everyone on board the flight, are killed instantly. The crash severs all three emergency stairwells, trapping hundreds of people above the 91st floor.

• 8:46 a.m.: Police, paramedics and firefighters are sent to the North Tower.

• 8:50 a.m.: While visiting an

elementary school in Florida, U.S. President George W. Bush is notified that a small plane has hit the North Tower.

• 8:52 a.m.: A flight attendant

aboard Flight 175 reaches a United Airlines operator in San Francisco and reports the flight is being hijacked. By 9 a.m., various passengers on Flight 175 have called family members.

• 8:55 a.m.: The Port Authority

informs people inside the South Tower via a public address system that the building is secure and there is no need to evacuate.

• 8:59 a.m.: The Port Authority

Police Department orders both towers evacuated. One minute later Captain Anthony Whitaker expands the order to include all civilians in the entire World Trade Center complex.

• 9:30 a.m.: Amidst reports of

additional hijacked planes, the Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management at 7 World Trade Center is evacuated.

• 9:37 a.m.: Hijackers crash

Flight 77 into the Pentagon. All 53 passengers and six crew members perish, and 125 military and civilian personnel on the ground are killed.

• 9:42 a.m.: The Federal Aviation

Administration grounds all flights.

• 9:45 a.m.: Evacuations at

the White House and the U.S. Capitol begin.

• 9:58 a.m.: Flight 93 is flying

• 9:02 a.m.: An evacuation

so low to the ground that passenger Edward P. Felt is able to reach an emergency 911 operator in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

• 9:03 a.m.: Five hijackers

• 9:59 a.m.: The South Tower

order is broadcast in the South Tower. crash Flight 175 into floors 77 through 85 of the South Tower. All onboard the flight are killed, as are an unknown number of people inside the building. Two of the three emergency stairwells are impassable and most elevator cables are severed, trapping many people above the impact zone and inside elevator cars.

• 9:03 a.m.: A second call for

mobilization brings the total number of New York City Police Department officers responding to the scene to roughly 2,000. In addition, the FDNY issues a fifth alarm and deploys several hundred additional firefighters to the scene.

• 9:05 a.m.: President Bush is informed that a second plane has crashed into the World Trade Center.

• 9:12 a.m.: Flight attendant

Renée A. May calls her mother and tells her that hijackers have seized control of Flight 77. When May’s call is disconnected, she calls American Airlines.

collapses after burning for 56 minutes. The tower collapses in just 10 seconds.

• 9:59 a.m.: Continuity-of-

government procedures are implemented for the first known time in American history.

• 10:03 a.m.: Four hijackers

crash Flight 93 into a field near the town of Shanksville, Pennsylvania. All 33 passengers and seven crew members perish. Passengers and crew stormed the cockpit, and the plane crashes just 20 minutes’ flying time from Washington, D.C.

• 10:15 a.m.: The E Ring of the Pentagon collapses.

• 10:28 a.m.: The North Tower collapses after burning for 102 minutes. More than 1,600 people are killed as a result of the attack on the North Tower.

• 11:02 a.m.: New York City

Mayor Rudolph Giuliani urges the evacuation of lower Manhattan.

• 12:16 p.m.: The last flight still in the air above the continental United States lands.

How to discuss 9/11 with children


wenty years ago, parents across the United States faced the delicate situation of discussing 9/11 with their children. Many adults watched their televisions with a sense of disbelief and horror on September 11, 2001, and parents were forced to explain the inexplicable events of that day to their youngsters. As the world prepares to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, many people who were children on the morning of September 11 now have children of their own. Parents may need help explaining the significance of 9/11. The 9/11 Memorial & Museum recognizes how difficult such conversations may be and offers the following tips. • Listen. The museum notes that some children will want to discuss 9/11 and terrorism and some won’t. Discussions should not be forced if kids do not want to talk about 9/11 and parents can let kids know they’re ready to listen whenever kids want to talk. Parents are urged to actively listen to kids’ concerns. • Remain calm and avoid appearing anxious. Adults should be aware of their tone when discussing 9/11 and terrorism with children. Make a concerted effort to remain calm and not appear anxious. Answer questions honestly, but also in a way that is developmentally appropriate. • Learn about 9/11 so you can answer questions truthfully. The images of 9/11 are indelible, but even adults who lived through the tragedy may not know the answers to questions kids may ask. Parents can visit to learn more about 9/11 so they’re better prepared to answer questions. • Emphasize hope. Acts of terrorism are often so horrific that they can contribute to a deep sense of despair. But parents can explain that such events also tend to bring out the best in people who are inspired to help. Emphasize the ways this happened on 9/11 and express to kids that their own acts of compassion may help to prevent future acts of violence and intolerance.


Learning about 9/11


ne great way to mark the anniversary is to educate yourself about what happened on September 11, 2001. Even if you lived through that day, you can likely learn something new by doing some research. Here are some resources to get you started. • Read biographies of the victims of 9/11 at the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial’s website at explore/biographies. • Read tributes written by others, and write your own tribute, at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum’s Digital Remembrance Wall at

© ADOBE STOCK • Take a digital tour of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial at Experience/Pentagon-Memorial.

For Teachers The 9/11 Memorial & Museum offers resources to help teachers bring the stories of 9/11 heroes into their classrooms. Offerings include interactive lesson plans for students in grades 3 to 12 that address the attacks, their ongoing repercussions and the history of the World Trade Center.

9/11 events

Marking 20 Years


s the grim 20-year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks approaches, the memorials set up at each site prepare to mark the significance of the day. The 9/11 Memorial and Museum’s activities are designed to “share the history and lessons learned with a new generation, teach them about the ongoing repercussions of the 9/11 attacks, and inspire the world with memories of our fortitude, strength and resilience,” according to its website. “Despite our shared grief in the aftermath of 9/11, hope, resilience, and unity lifted us up as a nation. Twenty years later, these lessons are more important than ever.” Here’s a roundup of some of the planned events.

Annual commemoration. The memorial will continue its annual practice of reading the names of the victims aloud and observing six moments of silence marking major events of the day. Tribute in Light. This year, the memorial will expand its annual Tribute in Light, during which the sky above the city is illuminated from dusk on Sept. 11 until dawn on Sept. 12. This year’s event will be citywide, when buildings across the city will be lit up in blue. The Never Forget Fund. The 9/11 Memorial & Museum also has launched the Never Forget Fund in advance for the anniversary. The initiative is intended to support the organization’s educational programs


Books for Children Encourage your child to look for a book about 9/11 at the library or bookstore. Here are a few to consider: • Ten True Tales: Heroes of 9/11, by Allan Zullo. This paperback Scholastic book tells 10 true stories of real-life heroes during the attacks on 9/11, at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Penn. Recommended for grades 7-9. • What Were the Twin Towers? by Jim O’Connor and Who HQ.

“and preserve its significance as a sacred place of remembrance, reflection and education.” Anniversary in the Schools Webinar. A free webinar for schools will include a film highlighting first-person accounts of the attacks, and allow viewers to interact with museum staff via live chat. It will be available on-demand beginning Sept. 10.

Flight 93 National Memorial The Memorial will hold its annual September 11 observance at Memorial Plaza. The names of the passengers and crew members will be read, the Bells of Remembrance will be rung, and a wreath will be placed at the Wall of Names. The ceremonial gate to the crash site will be opened and family members will walk out to the crash site.

This paperback book tells the history of the Twin Towers, how their construction changed the New York skyline, and why they were destroyed. Recommended for ages 8-12. • Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of John J. Harvey, by Maira Kalman. This book for younger children tells the story of the John J. Harvey, a firefighting boat that was destined for the scrap pile before it helped put out the fires at Ground Zero when the fire hydrants in the area were inoperable. Recommended for ages 4-8.

September 11 Remembrance Ceremony: Join the crew of the Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services at Fire Station 3 on Saturday to remember those who perished on 9/11 from 6-7 p.m. in front of the “Flutter of Souls” memorial. Located at 675 Giulio Cesare Ave. Sierra Vista, the event invites members of the public to pay tribute to those who lost their lives 20 years ago. For information, contact Fire Station 3 at 520-417-4400. 9/11 Freedom Fest and Tribute: Looking to enjoy good music, food, and drinks? Check out the 9/11 Freedom Fest organized by the Warrior Healing Center, running 10 a.m.-10 p.m. on Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park at 3105 E. Fry Blvd. in Sierra Vista. The event includes a wide variety of musical performances, a beer tent, car show and a corn hole tournament amongst other festivities. Tickets are $40 and must be purchased ahead of time on Eventbrite. Concert Schedule 3:45-4:45 p.m. Trey Taylor musical performance 5-5:15 p.m. Yvette Serino with the National Anthem and God Bless America 5:30-6:30 p.m. Keith Anderson performance 6:45-7:45 p.m. Larry Gatlin and The Gatlin Brothers performance 8-9 p.m. Don McLean performance For more information, visit the City of Sierra Vista’s website at


9/11 Memorial Ceremony: Join the city of Douglas in the 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at Raul Castro Park at 9 a.m. on Saturday. For information, call the city at 520-0417-7300


Patriot Day 5K Run: Call to all who wish to run and honor those who fell on 9/11 with a 5K run on Sept. 11 at 7 a.m. Hosted by Fort Huachuca MWR, sign in for the event starts at 5 a.m. and runners will start at Barnes Field House. Registration is free. For those who aren’t vaccinated for COVID-19, masks will be required to be worn until the beginning of the race. If you’re interested in participating and have questions, call 520-0533-3246.


Fourth Annual Lantern Festival: From 4-8 p.m. Saturday, the city of Benson is hosting its fourth annual Lantern Festival. The event features dancing, food, drinks, activities for children in the Kids’ Zone, and of course, the ethereal ambiance of the lantern display. With the festival’s date coinciding with the 20-year anniversary of 9/11, the city of Benson announced on its webpage that this year’s festival will be dedicated to those who perished on 9/11 20 years ago. The festival will be hosted at the San Pedro Golf Course, 926 N. Madison Ave., in Benson, with tickets ranging from $17-$65. Children 5 and younge can attend the event for free. Ticket packages span across the number of persons attending and lanterns purchased. Additional lanterns can be purchased for $10 at the event. Ticket sales end on Sep 11. For information, visit the city of Benson’s website at www.cityofbenson. com Admission only, one person, no lantern, $17 General admission, one person, one lantern, $25 Duo package, two people, two lanterns, $38 Family package, four people, two lanterns, $50 Family package, four people, four lanterns, $65


For example, one lesson plan aimed at grades three through five is titled “Local Heroes” and asks: “What is a hero and how can people show gratitude to those who act heroically in their own communities?” Another aimed at sixth- through eighth-graders is titled “American Anxiety After 9/11” and discusses the question, “How did 9/11 affect Americans’ sense of safety?” Search for lesson plans by grade level and theme on the organization’s website at https://

The 9/11 Memorial and Museum




in Cochise County





Loring and Ilene Miller stand next to a commemorative Flag of Honor in their home recently. The flag names each of the individuals who were killed in the September 11 attack on the United States. The couple were both first responders on scene at the attack in New York City 20 years ago.

A lasting impact Community members share their stories of September 11



COCHISE COUNTY —2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States of America. As the nation reflects on this day, Cochise County first responders, law enforcement, educators and residents recount their memories of the day and thoughts the community should keep in mind moving forward. “I clearly remember that morning, the oncoming shift as well as the offgoing shifts, just standing, sitting around the TV in shock, in disbelief, in silence as the attacks continued and the details unfolded,” said Douglas Fire Chief Kevin Lomeli. “It was horrific, it was terrifying. We soon realized that the fire service and our nation had been changed forever.” According to a 2011 analysis by the New York Times, the total cost of 9/11 to the U.S. is $3.3 trillion. The total cost in lives was nearly 3,000 according to Encyclopedia Britannica. The Herald/Review reached out to the community members in Cochise County and nationwide to share their stories of that day, and how their lives have been impacted since. Here’s what they had to say. “You knew there were human bodies in there that totally disappeared.” Those are the words of Ilene Miller, former executive director of Nassau and Suffolk County Police Reserves in Long Island, New York. Miller and her husband, Loring, who

Ilene and Loring Miller in their Sierra Vista home recently. The Millers were first responders during the September 11 attack on New York.

both reside in Sierra Vista, were assigned to assist with escorting and evacuating residents at Ground Zero on Sept. 12, 2001. “When I got there ... The sight was just so unbelievable, so inconceivable, so surreal that you didn’t know where you were, you

didn’t know what you were doing, you didn’t know what was gonna come next; you just couldn’t even take it in,” said Loring Miller, former president and CEO of the Nassau and Suffolk County Police Reserves, and sergent and director of Special Operations of the

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Sierra Vista Police Department Chief Adam Thrasher, left, and Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels stand in front of the city police department facility.

Mary Melendez


Nassau County SPCA. “We’re from New York, we’ve seen these buildings, we’ve been in these buildings, and here they are on the ground, ash,” he said. “The fire is still burning in the pit ... rescuers all over the place, and we’re just coming in on this picture, and how can we — how can anyone even make a dent? “I saw the worst evil I had ever seen ... and the question was, ‘what are we gonna do?’ “ He said he and his wife were called in under the SPCA to rescue pets and any other animals from Ground Zero, but ended up also assisting with escorting residents back to the remains of their apartments to retrieve any surviving belongings. “We went into basically powerless, very severely damaged buildings that first day,” Miller said. “We go in the apartment, they’d open the front door, and they’re ready to race in and look for, you know, anything, again from their pet to their belongings or whatever that they were allowed to bring out, and we’d literally have to grab them by the shirt because there’s no wall.” Because of the damage to the buildings, Loring Miller said the elevators weren’t functional and that he and Ilene had to escort residents up and down flight by flight of stairs. “One of the men assigned in my group had just had lung surgery and he had severe asthma, and of course none of his medications,” said Ilene Miller. “Now, I have some asthma, so what did I pack in the backpack I wore the entire time I was at — you know, Ground Zero? All kinds of emergency asthma equipment, from more inhalers, to nebulizers, to anything I could think of because that was most important to me for my well being ... “He told me about his situation, and the first thing I did is give him an inhaler ... And then, on my radio I hear from my chief, and another radio, the deputy chief, asking me where I was, why am I taking so long to get my group back and what’s going on. And I explained about this man who very likely could die on my watch, and I said, ‘no one’s dying on my watch today ... “I said ‘and I gave him some asthma inhalers and medications and things in my backpack,’ and I heard screaming from both of these people ... (They said) ‘We do not administer medication!’ and I said, ‘and then he will die.’ ... To me, a human life came first, wasn’t that why we were there, for each human life? So I just said ‘I can’t hear you, I think my radio’s going dead.’ “I did what I had to do with him and then I got back to the staging area, and I totally disobeyed orders.” “It’s another nightmare to see their faces when you tell them that their mother was never going to come back,”said Ramon Melendez Sr., who lives in Pennsylvania and is the father of four grown sons; Melendez lost his wife Mary Melendez when the second

plane hit the World Trade Center 20 years ago. Melendez recalled the morning of 9/11 when his wife, who worked near the 90th floor in the World Trade Center, called him after he had arrived home from work and told him to turn on the TV. “She was telling me she saw smoke, and then she said that the intercoms in the office were telling people to leave and then they would change their mind and said ‘no, stay because the building is secure,’ “ said Melendez. “I was telling her ‘leave’ and she said that she had to find her supervisor ... As I’m standing there and I’m looking at the TV, I see ... the second plane hit her building. I just — I just lost it. And then the phone went dead, and I knew right there and then that everything was going to change for me and all I kept thinking was about her. And I kept thinking if anything happened to her, how would I explain it to my kids?”

Lasting ramifications of 9/11 Life after Sept. 11 quickly etched itself into a new reality. According to the United States Department of Justice’s Oct. 19, 2011 report, “ Confronting Discrimination in the Post-9/11 Era: Challenges and Opportunities Ten Years Later,” the Federal Bureau of Investigations reported a 1,600% increase in anti-Muslim hate crime incidents in 2001. In 2016, this trend continued as the New York Times reported that hate crimes against American Muslims rose to their highest levels since 2001. Dr. Carlos Quijada, psychology professor at Cochise College, said that this type of discrimination comes from people associating those of Middle Eastern decent with the terrorists who organized and carried out the Sept. 11 attacks. “What happens cognitively is very interesting,” said Quijada. “There (were) several studies done post-9/11 — So the people who experienced greater fear and greater anger tend to put people in groups. So after 9/11, this fear and this anger turned to all the people we associated with the attackers, which in general, we can say, Middle Eastern descent.”

Effects of 9/11 on military intelligence “Having been doing this for 32 years, you know we always want to learn from anything,” said Maj. Gen. Anthony Hale, commanding general of Fort Huachuca. “As


The sight was just so unbelievable, so inconceivable, so surreal that you didn’t know where you were, you didn’t know what you were doing, you didn’t know what was gonna come next...”

Melendez said that he didn’t tell his two younger sons, aged 5 and 6 years old at the time, about the death of their mother for two weeks, as he and his eldest son searched the hospitals in New York City for her. “I told my son we had to go to New York and search the hospitals and search the burn centers, and walked all over the place just trying to figure out if she made it out,” said Melendez. “We spent two weeks and nothing. I made a promise to her that if anything ever happened, that we would raise these kids to be grown men, and make sure that they are able to fend for themselves ... And those were the words she said, ‘make sure they grow up to be men,’ and they’re men now. I’m just happy that I was able to accomplish that.”



we look back on 9/11, and we’ve looked at ourselves, of course we want to improve our readiness posture. It’s all about the military, our army, our soldiers being ready to execute their mission. “I don’t think we can neglect any enemy. We see what an organization did to America that was not a formidable ground force. It wasn’t state-sponsored, it was a terrorist organization. I think we must be prepared to respond to any conflict when our nation calls.” Hale emphasized reflecting on lessons learned from the previous involvement with conflicts in World War I, World War II, Afghanistan and Iraq to build upon their defense posture. “I think that we definitely have to look at what we’ve learned over two decades of COIN (Counterinsurgency) fight and our CT (Counter Terrorism) fight there. And now as we go back to large-scale combat operations ... We have to look at those lessons that we’ve learned over the past two decades to make sure that we don’t make those mistakes again, and to make sure that we’re ready to not only compete, but also fight and win. “Just look at how many service members we’ve lost in both of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan ... That wasn’t in vain. So, we got to make sure that we are better the next time the military is called upon so we can fight and win our nation(’s) wars. And winning does matter. It matters to all of us.” The Associated Press reported on Aug. 27 that more than 7,000 U.S. service men and women lost their lives in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq with an approximate cost of the wars expected to surpass $6 trillion.

Fry Fire District Chief Mark Savage, left, and Bisbee Fire Department Chief George Castillo.


Effects of 9/11 on law enforcement The effects of 9/11 also influenced those in the law enforcement and fire service fields. Sierra Vista Police Chief Adam Thrasher said that since 9/11, there has been more interdepartmental communication and coordination amongst law enforcement agencies in the county. “We know each other by first name, we have each other in the phones, we can call each other, they are always willing to help,” said Thrasher. “We’ve had a couple of instances here where we’ve had to evacuate the high school for bomb threats. “We evacuate the high school, we go to a reunification center and I’ve got Homeland Security (and) Border Patrol standing there, waiting saying ‘what do you want us to do for you?’ ... That’s not one of their primary duties, but they are there to help.” Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels also emphasized the heightened focus on border security since 9/11. “Our border is a big impact on an entry into our country, and we’re a gateway to the good, the bad and the dangerous that come through our southwest border,” said Dannels. “In recent months, we’ve had just in the Tucson sector — which is part of Cochise County— 200,000 getaways along the southwest border. Right now, we’re seeing 1,100 a day on the southwest border coming in — that are not caught — that are somewhere in the United States.”

Effects of 9/11 on fire service In the fire service, more emphasis has been placed on cross communication with law enforcement and enhancing the efficiency of responses. “We’re starting to do some training for domestic terrorist-type events, but this really pushed us forward on leaps and bounds,”

Douglas Fire Department Chief Kevin Lomeli.

said Fry Fire Chief Mark Savage. “It really helped us integrate with the law enforcement community. We’re doing a whole lot more integrated training and responses now. I don’t think that’s the only response to 9/11, but I think it’s also a function of the increasing acts of violence events that we’re seeing.” Brian Jones, fire chief for Sierra Vista Fire and Medical Services, said that 9/11 has placed more emphasis on improving the efficiency of responses. “We are always looking at ways to more efficiently and safely respond to emergency calls,” said Jones. “Based on the nature of the call, we either just send an ambulance or we will send just a fire truck,” said Jones. “If somebody is in cardiac arrest, then we will send the forces because you’re going to need the manpower.” “We always approach every scene with precaution and safety standards,” said Bisbee Fire Chief George Castillo. “Anytime there’s any type of major incident, we’ll approach it much safer, be more aware, and utilize the resources as needed in the community.”

20 years later, what should the community keep in mind?

Two common themes: Never forget and remember how people came together to help those in need.

Sierra Vista Fire and Medical Services Chief Brian Jones.

“We all need to remember the importance of not forgetting everybody that was affected that day — so many lost, loved ones, friends, and unfortunately the impacts of 9/11 continue to this day,” said Lomeli. “ It’s also important that we continue to educate our youth for decades to come, so that they don’t forget and they’re fully aware of our history and the attacks of September eleventh.” Dannels and Hale called for unity. “Over the past several years, the country has become more divided, and I think we need to as Americans remember and embody the sentiment that in times of peace and in times of war, remember what the military does for America and for our freedoms,” said Hale. Dannels echoed Hale’s sentiment. “The day we forget 9/11 is a day that we are going to be in trouble in this country,” said Dannels. “We have to stand united as the United States of America, as Americans, so we can be the greatest country on earth.” Quijada emphasized a balance of the two. “It comes up to a decision; what are you going to focus on?” said Quijada. “The fear, the anger and the attacker? Or focus on the goodness of humanity and how we were able to come together, and help each other and pull each other out and support each other?”

More community members share experiences What Is Your Personal Experience With 9/11: I was living in Anchorage, Alaska, and had been flying for one of the many ondemand charter flying services there. All flights were immediately grounded “until further notice.” Meanwhile, moose and caribou hunting seasons were in full swing. Hundreds of hunters had been flown to remote areas, each with a prearranged pickup date. With no ability to communicate beyond their camps, everyone was completely unaware of the events of that day, which for many was their scheduled pickup. With no change in the imposed flight restriction, and hunting groups exhausting their food provisions, the situation became more dire. Eventually, an emergency order allowed special flights to collect hunters. Many pilots chose to bring newspaper accounts rather than try to explain the reason for the “tardy” pickup. What Is One Thing The Community Should Keep In Mind: 9/11 was a wake up call. The general chaos that followed in Alaska and repeated around the country underscored our collective lack of preparation. We have lived under a “New Normal” ever since. Are You Seeing Any Ramifications To This Day: Memories of 9/11 are waning, but democracy exists in an even more challenging time.

Bill Riordan What Is Your Personal Experience With 9/11: Are reminders of a painful past necessary? What Is One Thing The Community Should Keep In Mind: We shouldn’t forget what happened but we are entitled to live happy lives, and that requires us to let go of the grief of terrible times and to move on. Are You Seeing Any Ramifications To This Day: Are we being reminded Sept. 11, 2001, brought out the best in us — compassion, empathy, charity, and a sense of unity? Or is it reminder of a painful past? After the reminder of this painful tragedy passes, however, our memories and feelings about this catastrophe will, once again, become more muted and less painful. That’s how it should be. Life-changing tragic events dot the lives of all of us — the death of a loved one, loss of a home, the end of a relationship, or the loss of a job. How we cope with these calamities often determines the quality of our lives. We must not be imprisoned by anxiety or grief by events like Sept. 11, 2001. It’s not healthy or helpful to repeatedly re-experience the pain of old wounds. Self-inflicted suffering is pointless and damaging, likewise the use of these memories to punish others. We shouldn’t forget what happened but we are entitled to live happy lives, and that requires us to let go of the grief of terrible times and to move on.

Ramon Melendez

What Is Your Personal Experience With 9/11: I worked as a support clerk for a brokerage. A coworker came into the department and stated that a plane had crashed into the World Trade Center. Then we heard the news of the other planes crashing, into the other tower, the Pentagon and the field in Pennsylvania. The phones had stopped ringing and the whole floor was silent. The areas that had TV monitors had crowds of people watching. At 10:30 that morning the company was closed. I drove home listening to further reports. I was devastated. I called my father who calmed me down and told me to turn off the TV and curl up with a good book. I was not able to do that. What Is One Thing The Community Should Keep In Mind: Never get too complacent. Are You Seeing Any Ramifications To This Day: All of the enhanced security measures at airports and certain buildings.

Hal Terrell

What Is Your Personal Experience With 9/11: I was preparing to go to work at a recently opened Lowe’s in Long Beach, California. The whole day was consumed with sorrow and prayer and at the same time hatred. In the afternoon about 2:30 p.m. we received a bomb threat and had to close the store for several hours before the bomb squad arrived. As a U.S. Army veteran, I was very distraught and could only think of all the lives lost and families broken and what was President Bush and the Congress was going to do in retaliation. That part is history and new history is now being made with an embarrassing and poorly planned exit. God bless the USA, our service members, our Afghani friends and may we pour revenge on the coward Taliban. What Is One Thing The Community Should Keep In Mind: Pray for our service members and our country.

out the window and could see smoke coming from the other tower while the office speakers were telling people to evacuate. I was talking to her on the phone and telling her to leave but she kept telling me she had to find her supervisor and as I was talking to her and watching the television I could see the second plane hit her building and then the phone went dead. That’s when I realized at that moment my life just took a big change, well so much has changed since that day, but I remember going to New York City with my oldest


Cindy Allen son and searching hospitals, burn centers, for two weeks hoping she had made it out. Having to tell my 5-year-old son and my 6-year-old son that their mother was never coming home again was one of the worst thing in my life. Also having to call my other son who was in the military and tell him the news was also my worst memory. There is so much that happened in my life since then, so much to mention and ’till this day both physically and mentality it has affected my life and my children’s life.

What Is Your Personal Experience With 9/11: I was in Central NY helping my mother. When we were told what was happening we turned on the radio and it was like War of Worlds! I sobbed all night in front of the TV. What Is One Thing The Community Should Keep In Mind: Pay attention Are You Seeing Any Ramifications To This Day: Yes more patriotism


What Is Your Personal Experience With 9/11: I lost my wife Mary Melendez that day on the 92nd floor. What Is One Thing The Community Should Keep In Mind: Sept. 11, 2001, will always stay in my mind and until this day it has. Are You Seeing Any Ramifications To This Day: On that day I can remember her calling me to tell me to turn the television on because something was happening that morning in the tower. She was looking

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Jon Nelson



8 Bill Miller What Is Your Personal Experience With 9/11: I was the training chief for the Fry Fire District that day and just finished a game of racquetball when there was a small crowd gathering around the television at the club. Everyone was silently listening to the news reporting that an explosion just occurred at one of the Twin Towers. At that time no one was really sure what was happening. I just remember that I hurried to get ready for work and headed to our main fire station. When I arrived shift change was taken place and no one was leaving. The guys were all huddled around the TV. We all just kept watching the events unfold around both towers. Then images of the planes hitting both towers were being shown. None of us could believe what we were seeing and hearing on the news. No one knew what was going on. All the news stations were reporting all kinds of theories. We were glued to the TV. I’ll never forget when one of the firefighters said we need to respond and help them out. They all wanted to send help, but I reminded them that we had to wait for the state to call us first and that didn’t sit ell with the guys at that time. We all started making phone calls to family members about the events and the guys started getting gear ready for the drive if the state called. They didn’t want to accept that sitting around and waiting for the state to call us was the right thing to do. We all then started talking about a possible threat to Fort Huachuca and if we were under attack. It was not only a scary day and sad day at the same time, but the weeks to follow. I am a retired Fry Fire District Fire Chief. What Is One Thing The Community Should Keep In Mind: Our nation tends to forget the many sacrifices that our military, police, fire and emergency medical professionals do every day. When you see one of them, thank them for their service. Are You Seeing Any Ramifications To This Day: I believe that our nation is still vulnerable from domestic and foreign threats.


Amy McCormick What Is Your Personal Experience With 9/11: My experience of that day began in an auditory way, from which fragments of the truth gradually emerged and coalesced. As I rolled out my gate at around 7 a.m. with my habitual tuning to the car radio for the morning news, I was surprised to find KUAT had not yet made its (then) usual switch between the American and BBC bulletins. Gradually I became aware that I was hearing reports of the crash of a plane into one of the towers of the World Trade Center. How bizarre, I thought; what a tragedy that some small craft flew into the building how is that even possible? I tried to imagine the scenario. Some sightseer gone wrong? A medical emergency? They talked of parts of the building collapsing. Just how much damage had the little plane done? I hoped there weren’t too many people on board besides the pilot. Over the course of the next two hours, as I stubbornly remained in a long, barely crawling line of traffic trying to reach my school workplace on Fort Huachuca, I learned much more, with the details becoming increasingly clear and horrific, and my own efforts to deny the extent of the depravity faltering as time passed. They couldn’t mean a full-sized passenger aircraft, surely? That would have to be deliberate, and no one could be so malignantly evil. What purpose would it serve? This new talk about an explosion near the Pentagon had to be hysteria; people were just panicking over nonevents. As the persistent line of vehicles crept toward the main gate of the fort, reality

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Larry Kordosky What Is Your Personal Experience With 9/11: I was stationed at the Army National Guard Bureau Readiness Center. I was off site when the attacks started and had to go into Arlington/Washington, D.C. while everyone was leaving and the highway was empty. (Note: the Herald did an in-depth interview with me on the 10-year anniversary.) What Is One Thing The Community Should Keep In Mind: Families of military and DoD civilians should have a plan if they don’t know what the status of loved ones are following a terrorist attack or natural disaster. I could not contact my wife for 72 hours and we didn’t have a plan. Are You Seeing Any Ramifications To This Day: A visit to Washington, D.C. now is not the same since 9/11. Much of the beauty and historical references are now hidden from the public by Jersey barriers and fences.

Fred Birner

What Is Your Personal Experience With 9/11: Was in Brooklyn at the time, and saw the second plane fly into the tower with my own eyes. Was on one of the first planes to fly out of NY that Saturday when the airport opened up. Took 24 hours to get back to AZ. Been there many times but this was the first time I saw New York shut down completely. Born in Sierra Vista in 1963 and raised in Sierra Vista.

became undeniable and I wanted only to reach my school and my students, to be where I was needed. Of course, when I finally got to the gate, I was turned away as nonessential personnel, with the guard saying the schools would be closed anyway. I knew better. Both students -- especially those living on post -- and some staff would have arrived before the news came. Forced to head home, the first thing I did was whip into my parents’ driveway and rush inside to give each a hug, desperate to let them know how much I loved them. They were watching the television, and at last I had the opportunity to see what I had only been hearing about for hours. I recall the first thing I glimpsed was footage of the collapse of one of the towers. It was too overwhelming to watch. I don’t remember whether I finished the journey to my own house or called from their kitchen, but my next step was to phone the school to explain how I had tried to get to work but could not. In what I have always seen as a mark of the chaos and improvisation of that day and the ones that followed, the call was answered by the Title I reading assistant, who lived on post and was manning the office with our sign language interpreter. Nearly all the staff were in the same situation as I, but yes, there were, of course, students in the schools. I found later that the last at our site wasn’t collected until after 1 p.m. I spent the rest of the day in my own home unable to concentrate, unable to sit down to any task or distraction, unwilling to look at the tragedy on my sole television channel for more than short increments of time, and trying to grasp the enormity of the evil we were living

What Is Your Personal Experience With 9/11: I was living in Manhattan on 9/11 and I was scheduled to report for jury duty that morning at a courthouse in lower Manhattan. But I had received a notice the day before to report on Sept. 12 instead. Otherwise I would have been getting off a bus right at Ground Zero during the attack. So as the second tower was falling I was walking to work — people were pouring out of subways confused and terrified. The community center where I worked was kept open so people could come in for information and parents could drop off their children while they went to search for missing loved ones. I vividly remember one terrified little boy whose mom was a first responder down at the scene. For days after, we all collected supplies and bottled water for the Ground Zero workers and we cried and hugged each other as we looked at the photos of the missing posted all over the city. And I still get chills at the song “America the Beautiful,” which people seemed to be singing all over the city. What Is One Thing The Community Should Keep In Mind: We were all Americans first that day — frightened but working together to help each other. We cared about each other and our country. We didn’t add to the violence and terror, we helped. Those feelings of caring and helping seemed to come naturally back then. Where have they gone?

through. I remember thinking of those blessed not to see this day because they had died before the events occurred. Never again would I be able to live in a world where I naively believed humanity had become too “civilized” to do the things that were done on 9/11. In the days that followed, difficult as it was to get to work (many of us parked off post, walked through the gate to the Thrift Shop parking lot, and were bused to our school), I felt more dedicated to my work than ever. Without all of the staff being able to arrive in a timely manner for classes to begin, I spent my mornings supervising children in my library. Teachers have sometimes been called “glorified babysitters” but I didn’t mind “babysitting” at all, even watching sixthgraders insensitively trying to process what they were living through by playing at “plane crashes” among the book stacks. I knew that our students’ parents, with their military membership or connections, were facing a new mission unlike anything before, and that they needed the assurance their children would be safe and looked after while their focus was directed to the new war on terror. In the only way we could, we were giving them that assurance. I knew that our students - some of whom were touched directly with the loss of extended family in the Pentagon -- needed the closest thing to “normality” we could offer. I knew that I couldn’t change anything that had happened or was happening around me, but that as a teacher/librarian of the Fort Huachuca Accommodation Schools, I was genuinely needed then for much more than educating our students. That was my 9/11.

SSVEC Employees share their stories

Danna Judd

Manny Gonzales

On January 2003, while employed at Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative, I was mobilized in support of combat operations Operation Iraqi Freedom. I left my job and life in Willcox behind to serve as the company gunnery srgeant for Bulk Fuel Company A. We set up massive fueling stations and were responsible for the security of one half of our battalion’s perimeter in Camp Viper Iraq. Our battalion made history doing its part in fueling the war and we received the Presidential Unit Citation. The message is: Over the course of history, our reserve force has been called in to augment our active-duty forces. Without the support from SSVEC, which included holding my job and then providing retraining or allowing me to reintegrate into the civilian world and my job requirements, things could have been different. For me personally, after serving on active duty and now at 13 years of service at SSVEC, and especially after 9/11, I, like thousands of others, wanted to do my part and serve this great nation. I was mobilized on two other

occasions, Security Operations in Djibouti, Africa, and the war in Afghanistan. Once again, I left my civilian life to serve my country supported by many people including SSVEC. Semper Fidelis, Sgt. Maj. Manuel J. Gonzales (Ret)

Steve Garate Stationed in Yongsan Army Base in Seoul, South Korea, Cpl. Steve Garate was about as far away as anyone when the tragic events on Sept. 11 happened. Yet, like everyone serving on active duty in the military, he was closer than most. “I had just gone to bed and the downstairs neighbor suddenly started banging on my door,” Garate said. “We turned on the television and when the second plane hit the second tower, we knew it wasn’t an accident.” Garate, the safety and training manager at Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative, quickly put on his uniform and prepared his “A & B go bags.” “I just waited for the phone call,” he said. “I knew we were going to be called into the Operations Center and about 45 minutes later, the phone rang.” Though not directly involved in the military deployment to Afghanistan, which began in October 2001, Garate said life changed dramatically at the Hanam Village in the U.S. military base in Seoul. “At the Operations Center we were briefed on the events and everyone there, including myself, expressed a commitment to do whatever was asked. It’s why we signed up to begin with,” he said. Lifestyle changes were immediate. Soldiers at the post were no longer allowed to leave post except for official duties and in addition to eight-hour days on duty, those wearing the uniform were ordered to serve four to eight additional hours on guard duty patrolling the perimeter of the base and the civilian housing areas. “Nobody had a problem with it. We all wanted to do our part and at that time we weren’t completely sure what we were up against,” Garate said. Years later, after he left military service, Garate came to Fort Huachuca and started work as a contractor, teaching soldiers interrogation techniques. As part of that work, he was part of a four-man team tasked with evaluating intelligence gathering in the field by the military. When that contract ended and long after he returned from Iraq, Garate joined SSVEC in 2019 as its safety and training manager.


Danna Judd, Customer Service Supervisor at Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative, was working at the American Airlines office in Tucson when the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack happened. “By far, the most devastating and lifechanging days of my life,” she said when remembering the attack and the week that followed. Judd worked with Executive Platinum Club members, who were frequent airline fliers that racked up more than 100,000 miles each year. The exclusive group required assistance to make travel arrangements around the world, usually for business meetings. After working until midnight on Sept. 10, Danna was awakened by her sister at 5:30 the next morning at her Tucson home and told to turn on the television. She knew immediately that she had to return to work. “We were getting flooded with calls,” she recalled. “It was almost suffocating the morning of the event to speak with panicking family members who were trying to find loved ones and demanding that we tell them where they were.” Unfortunately, flight manifests were unavailable, and attendants had no idea which passengers were on which planes or the status of flights in the air at the time of the attack. “We were totally helpless,” Danna said. “Until all airplanes were safely on the ground that day, we were glued to CNN hoping we had seen the last of the planes falling out of the sky.” Those working the Executive Platinum desk were required to work overtime on Sept. 11, and in the days after the attack. Judd said numerous passengers were trying to return home or get ahold of loved ones. “The skies were closed, rental cars were all taken, cell phones were not working in the New York City area,” she said. Judd worked for 20 years at the Tucson office of American Airlines, starting at 19 years old and working her way up to the Executive Platinum Club Member help desk. Despite her years of experience, the events during 9/11 were well beyond anything she or her coworkers had been trained to handle. “It was complete and total chaos that was handled as smoothly as possible,” she said. “Never had I wanted a situation to go away more than that day and the days to follow. That’s the only way to describe how I felt that day. “

Daniel Myers, Mechanic III at Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative, was stationed halfway around the world when planes hit the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Myers was in the Army, stationed at Camp Carroll in South Korea. “Me and my family were living in quarters at Camp George,’ Myers said. “My wife was watching the news on a Korean television station, and she woke me up, telling me I had to see what was happening.” Myers gathered his family and told them that at any moment he expected the phone to ring. He proceeded to get up, gather his gear and prepare for instructions. “It didn’t take long for that phone to ring, I got all my stuff together and headed for Camp Carroll. The drive usually took 20 to 30 minutes but that morning it took almost two hours because the traffic was extremely bad.”


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Names on the 9/11 Memorial A

Michael J. Armstrong

Michael J. Berkeley

Frank H. Brennan

David G. Carlone

James D. Cleere

John Robert Cruz

Gordon M. Aamoth, Jr.

Jack Charles Aron

Donna M. Bernaerts

Michael E. Brennan

Rosemarie C. Carlson

Geoffrey W. Cloud

Grace Alegre Cua

Edelmiro Abad

Joshua Todd Aron

David W. Bernard

Peter Brennan

Mark Stephen Carney

Susan Marie Clyne

Kenneth John Cubas

Marie Rose Abad

Richard Avery Aronow

William H. Bernstein

Thomas More Brennan

Joyce Ann Carpeneto

Steven Coakley

Francisco Cruz Cubero

Andrew Anthony Abate

Myra Joy Aronson

David M. Berray

Daniel J. Brethel

Jeremy Caz Carrington

Jeffrey Alan Coale

Thelma Cuccinello

Vincent Paul Abate

Japhet Jesse Aryee

David Shelby Berry

Gary Lee Bright

Michael T. Carroll

Patricia A. Cody

Richard Joseph Cudina

Laurence Christopher Abel

Carl Francis Asaro

Joseph John Berry

Jonathan Eric Briley

Peter J. Carroll

Daniel Michael Coffey

Neil James Cudmore

Alona Abraham

Michael A. Asciak

William Reed Bethke

Mark A. Brisman

James Joseph Carson, Jr.

Jason Matthew Coffey

Thomas Patrick Cullen III

William F. Abrahamson

Michael Edward Asher

Yeneneh Betru

Paul Gary Bristow

Christoffer Mikael Carstanjen

Florence G. Cohen

Joan Cullinan

Richard Anthony Aceto

Janice Marie Ashley

Timothy D. Betterly

Marion R. Britton

Angelene C. Carter

Kevin S. Cohen

Joyce Rose Cummings

Heinrich Bernhard Ackermann

Thomas J. Ashton

Carolyn Mayer Beug

Mark Francis Broderick

James Marcel Cartier

Anthony Joseph Coladonato

Brian Thomas Cummins

Paul Acquaviva

Manuel O. Asitimbay

Edward Frank Beyea

Herman Charles Broghammer

Sharon Ann Carver

Mark Joseph Colaio

Michael Joseph Cunningham

Christian Adams

Gregg A. Atlas

Paul Michael Beyer

Keith A. Broomfield

Vivian Casalduc

Stephen J. Colaio

Robert Curatolo

Donald LaRoy Adams

Gerald Thomas Atwood

Anil Tahilram Bharvaney

Bernard C. Brown II

John Francis Casazza

Christopher Michael Colasanti

Laurence Damian Curia

Patrick Adams

James Audiffred

Bella J. Bhukhan

Janice Juloise Brown

Paul Regan Cascio

Kevin Nathaniel Colbert

Paul Dario Curioli

Shannon Lewis Adams

Louis F. Aversano, Jr.

Shimmy D. Biegeleisen

Lloyd Stanford Brown

Neilie Anne Heffernan Casey

Michel P. Colbert

Patrick Joseph Currivan

Stephen George Adams

Ezra Aviles

Peter Alexander Bielfeld

Patrick John Brown

William Joseph Cashman

Keith E. Coleman

Beverly L. Curry

Ignatius Udo Adanga

Sandy Ayala

William G. Biggart

Bettina B. Browne-Radburn

Thomas Anthony Casoria

Scott Thomas Coleman

Andrew Peter Charles Curry Green

Brian Eugene Bilcher

Mark Bruce

William Otto Caspar

Tarel Coleman

Michael Sean Curtin


Christy A. Addamo Terence Edward Adderley, Jr.

Arlene T. Babakitis

Mark Bingham

Richard George Bruehert

Alejandro Castaño

Liam Joseph Colhoun

Patricia Cushing

Sophia B. Addo

Eustace R. Bacchus

Carl Vincent Bini

Andrew Brunn

Arcelia Castillo

Robert D. Colin

Gavin Cushny

Lee Adler

John J. Badagliacca

Gary Eugene Bird

Vincent Edward Brunton

Leonard M. Castrianno

Robert J. Coll

Daniel Thomas Afflitto

Jane Ellen Baeszler

Joshua David Birnbaum

Ronald Bucca

Jose Ramon Castro

Jean Marie Collin

Caleb Arron Dack

Emmanuel Akwasi Afuakwah

Robert J. Baierwalter

George John Bishop

Brandon J. Buchanan

William E. Caswell

John Michael Collins

Carlos S. da Costa

Alok Agarwal

Andrew J. Bailey

Kris Romeo Bishundat

Greg J. Buck

Richard G. Catarelli

Michael L. Collins

Jason M. Dahl

Mukul Kumar Agarwala

Brett T. Bailey

Jeffrey Donald Bittner

Dennis Buckley

Christopher Sean Caton

Thomas Joseph Collins

Brian Paul Dale

Joseph Agnello

Garnet Ace Bailey

Albert Balewa Blackman, Jr.

Nancy Clare Bueche

Robert John Caufield

Joseph Kent Collison

John D’Allara

Tatyana Bakalinskaya

Christopher Joseph Blackwell

Patrick Joseph Buhse

Mary Teresa Caulfield

Jeffrey Dwayne Collman

Vincent Gerard D’Amadeo

Michael S. Baksh

Carrie Rosetta Blagburn

John Edward Bulaga, Jr.

Judson Cavalier

Patricia Malia Colodner

Thomas A. Damaskinos

Sharon M. Balkcom

Susan Leigh Blair

Stephen Bruce Bunin

Michael Joseph Cawley

Linda M. Colon

Jack L. D’Ambrosi, Jr.

Michael Andrew Bane

Harry Blanding, Jr.

Christopher L. Burford

Jason David Cayne

Sol E. Colon

Jeannine Damiani-Jones

Katherine Bantis

Janice Lee Blaney

Matthew J. Burke

Juan Armando Ceballos

Ronald Edward Comer

Manuel João DaMota

Gerard Baptiste

Craig Michael Blass

Thomas Daniel Burke

Marcia G. Cecil-Carter

Jaime Concepcion

Patrick W. Danahy

Walter Baran

Rita Blau

William Francis Burke, Jr.

Jason Michael Cefalu

Albert Conde

Mary D’Antonio

Gerard A. Barbara

Richard Middleton Blood, Jr.

Charles F. Burlingame III

Thomas Joseph Celic

Denease Conley

Vincent G. Danz

Paul Vincent Barbaro

Michael Andrew Boccardi

Thomas E. Burnett, Jr.

Ana Mercedes Centeno

Susan P. Conlon

Dwight Donald Darcy

James William Barbella

John Paul Bocchi

Donald J. Burns

Joni Cesta

Margaret Mary Conner

Elizabeth Ann Darling

Victor Daniel Barbosa

Michael L. Bocchino

Kathleen Anne Burns

John J. Chada

Cynthia Marie Lise Connolly

Annette Andrea Dataram

Christine Johnna Barbuto

Susan M. Bochino

Keith James Burns

Jeffrey Marc Chairnoff

John E. Connolly, Jr.

Edward A. D’Atri

Colleen Ann Barkow

Deora Frances Bodley

John Patrick Burnside

Swarna Chalasani

James Lee Connor

Michael D. D’Auria

Peter Craig Alderman

David Michael Barkway

Bruce Douglas Boehm

Irina Buslo

William A. Chalcoff

Jonathan M. Connors

Lawrence Davidson

Jacquelyn Delaine AldridgeFrederick

Matthew Barnes

Mary Catherine Murphy Boffa

Milton G. Bustillo

Eli Chalouh

Kevin Patrick Connors

Michael Allen Davidson

David D. Alger

Melissa Rose Barnes

Nicholas Andrew Bogdan

Thomas M. Butler

Charles Lawrence Chan

Kevin F. Conroy

Scott Matthew Davidson

Sheila Patricia Barnes

Darren Christopher Bohan

Patrick Dennis Byrne

Mandy Chang

Brenda E. Conway

Titus Davidson

Evan Jay Baron

Lawrence Francis Boisseau

Timothy G. Byrne

Rosa Maria Chapa

Dennis Michael Cook

Niurka Davila

Renee Barrett-Arjune

Vincent M. Boland, Jr.

Mark Lawrence Charette

Helen D. Cook

Ada M. Davis

Arthur Thaddeus Barry

Touri Hamzavi Bolourchi

Daniel M. Caballero

David M. Charlebois

Jeffrey W. Coombs

Clinton Davis, Sr.

Diane G. Barry

Alan Bondarenko

Jesus Neptali Cabezas

Gregorio Manuel Chavez

John A. Cooper

Wayne Terrial Davis

Maurice Vincent Barry

Andre Bonheur, Jr.

Lillian Caceres

Pedro Francisco Checo

Julian T. Cooper

Anthony Richard Dawson

Scott D. Bart

Colin Arthur Bonnett

Brian Joseph Cachia

Douglas MacMillan Cherry

Joseph John Coppo, Jr.

Calvin Dawson

Carlton W. Bartels

Frank J. Bonomo

Steven Dennis Cafiero, Jr.

Stephen Patrick Cherry

Gerard J. Coppola

Edward James Day

Guy Barzvi

Yvonne Lucia Bonomo

Richard Michael Caggiano

Vernon Paul Cherry

Joseph Albert Corbett

William Thomas Dean

Inna B. Basina

Sean Booker, Sr.

Cecile Marella Caguicla

Nestor Julio Chevalier, Jr.

John J. Corcoran III

Robert J. DeAngelis, Jr.

Alysia Christine Burton Basmajian

Kelly Ann Booms

John Brett Cahill

Swede Joseph Chevalier

Alejandro Cordero

Thomas Patrick DeAngelis

Kenneth William Basnicki

Canfield D. Boone

Michael John Cahill

Alexander H. Chiang

Robert Joseph Cordice

Dorothy Alma de Araujo

Steven Joseph Bates

Mary Jane Booth

Scott Walter Cahill

Dorothy J. Chiarchiaro

Ruben D. Correa

Ana Gloria Pocasangre Debarrera

Paul James Battaglia

Sherry Ann Bordeaux

Thomas Joseph Cahill

Luis Alfonso Chimbo

Danny A. Correa-Gutierrez

Tara E. Debek

W. David Bauer

Krystine Bordenabe

George C. Cain

Robert Chin

Georgine Rose Corrigan

James D. Debeuneure

Ivhan Luis Carpio Bautista

Jerry J. Borg

Salvatore B. Calabro

Eddie Wing-Wai Ching

James J. Corrigan, Ret.

Anna M. DeBin

Marlyn Capito Bautista

Martin Michael Boryczewski

Joseph M. Calandrillo

Nicholas Paul Chiofalo

Carlos Cortés-Rodriguez

James V. DeBlase, Jr.

Mark Lawrence Bavis

Richard Edward Bosco

Philip V. Calcagno

John G. Chipura

Kevin Michael Cosgrove

Jayceryll Malabuyoc de Chavez

Jasper Baxter

Klaus Bothe

Edward Calderon

Peter A. Chirchirillo

Dolores Marie Costa

Paul DeCola

Lorraine G. Bay

Carol Marie Bouchard

Jose O. Calderon-Olmedo

Catherine Ellen Chirls

Digna Alexandra Costanza

Gerald F. DeConto

Michele Beale

J. Howard Boulton

Kenneth Marcus Caldwell

Kyung Hee Casey Cho

Charles Gregory Costello, Jr.

Simon Marash Dedvukaj

Todd M. Beamer

Francisco Eligio Bourdier

Dominick E. Calia

Abul K. Chowdhury

Michael S. Costello

Jason Christopher DeFazio

Paul Frederick Beatini

Thomas Harold Bowden, Jr.

Felix Bobby Calixte

Asia S. Cottom

David A. DeFeo

Calixto Anaya, Jr.

Jane S. Beatty

Donna M. Bowen

Francis Joseph Callahan

Mohammad Salahuddin Chowdhury

Jennifer De Jesus

Joseph P. Anchundia

Conrod Kofi Cottoy, Sr.

Alan Anthony Beaven

Kimberly S. Bowers

Liam Callahan

Monique Effie DeJesus

Kermit Charles Anderson

Martin John Coughlan

Lawrence Ira Beck

Veronique Nicole Bowers

Suzanne M. Calley

Nereida De Jesus

Yvette Constance Anderson

John G. Coughlin

Manette Marie Beckles

Larry Bowman

Gino Luigi Calvi

Emy De La Peña

John Jack Andreacchio

Timothy J. Coughlin

Carl John Bedigian

Shawn Edward Bowman, Jr.

Roko Camaj

James E. Cove

Donald Arthur Delapenha

Michael Rourke Andrews

Michael Ernest Beekman

Kevin L. Bowser

Michael F. Cammarata

Andre Colin Cox

Azucena Maria de la Torre

Jean Ann Andrucki

Maria A. Behr

Gary R. Box

David Otey Campbell

Frederick John Cox

Vito Joseph DeLeo

Siew-Nya Ang

Max J. Beilke

Gennady Boyarsky

Geoffrey Thomas Campbell

James Raymond Coyle

Danielle Anne Delie

Joseph Angelini, Sr.

Yelena Belilovsky

Pamela Boyce

Robert Arthur Campbell

Joseph A. Della Pietra

Joseph John Angelini, Jr.

Nina Patrice Bell

Allen P. Boyle

Sandra Patricia Campbell

Patricia Ann Cimaroli Massari and her unborn child

Michele Coyle-Eulau Christopher Seton Cramer

Andrea DellaBella

David Lawrence Angell

Debbie S. Bellows

Michael Boyle

Sean Thomas Canavan

Edna Cintron

Eric A. Cranford

Palmina DelliGatti

Mary Lynn Edwards Angell

Stephen Elliot Belson

Alfred J. Braca

John A. Candela

Nestor Andre Cintron III

Denise Elizabeth Crant

Colleen Ann Deloughery

Laura Angilletta

Paul M. Benedetti

Sandra Conaty Brace

Vincent A. Cangelosi

Robert D. Cirri, Sr.

James Leslie Crawford, Jr.

Joseph DeLuca

Doreen J. Angrisani

Denise Lenore Benedetto

Kevin Hugh Bracken

Stephen J. Cangialosi

Juan Pablo Cisneros

Robert James Crawford

Manuel Del Valle, Jr.

Lorraine Antigua

Bryan Craig Bennett

Sandy Waugh Bradshaw

Lisa Bella Cannava

Benjamin Keefe Clark

Tara Kathleen Creamer

Francis Albert De Martini

Seima David Aoyama

Eric L. Bennett

David Brian Brady

Brian Cannizzaro

Eugene Clark

Joanne Mary Cregan

Anthony Demas

Peter Paul Apollo

Oliver Bennett

Alexander Braginsky

Michael R. Canty

Gregory Alan Clark

Lucia Crifasi

Martin N. DeMeo

Faustino Apostol, Jr.

Margaret L. Benson

Nicholas W. Brandemarti

Louis Anthony Caporicci

Mannie Leroy Clark

John A. Crisci

Francis Deming

Frank Thomas Aquilino

Dominick J. Berardi

Daniel Raymond Brandhorst

Jonathan Neff Cappello

Sara M. Clark

Daniel Hal Crisman

Carol Keyes Demitz

Patrick Michael Aranyos

James Patrick Berger

David Reed Gamboa Brandhorst

James Christopher Cappers

Thomas R. Clark

Dennis A. Cross

Kevin Dennis

David Gregory Arce

Steven Howard Berger

Michelle Renee Bratton

Richard Michael Caproni

Christopher Robert Clarke

Kevin R. Crotty

Thomas Francis Dennis, Sr.

Michael George Arczynski

John P. Bergin

Patrice Braut

Jose Manuel Cardona

Donna Marie Clarke

Thomas G. Crotty

Jean C. DePalma

Louis Arena

Alvin Bergsohn

Lydia Estelle Bravo

Dennis M. Carey, Sr.

Michael J. Clarke

John R. Crowe

Jose Nicolas De Pena

Barbara Jean Arestegui

Daniel David Bergstein

Ronald Michael Breitweiser

Edward Carlino

Suria Rachel Emma Clarke

Welles Remy Crowther

Robert John Deraney

Adam P. Arias

Graham Andrew Berkeley

Edward A. Brennan III

Michael Scott Carlo

Kevin Francis Cleary

Robert L. Cruikshank

Michael DeRienzo

David Scott Agnes Joao Alberto da Fonseca Aguiar, Jr. Brian G. Ahearn Jeremiah Joseph Ahern Joanne Marie Ahladiotis Shabbir Ahmed Terrance Andre Aiken Godwin O. Ajala Trudi M. Alagero Andrew Alameno Margaret Ann Alario Gary M. Albero Jon Leslie Albert

Ernest Alikakos Edward L. Allegretto Eric Allen Joseph Ryan Allen Richard Dennis Allen Richard L. Allen Christopher E. Allingham Anna S. W. Allison Janet Marie Alonso Anthony Alvarado Antonio Javier Alvarez Victoria Alvarez-Brito Telmo E. Alvear Cesar Amoranto Alviar Tariq Amanullah Angelo Amaranto James M. Amato Joseph Amatuccio Paul W. Ambrose Christopher Charles Amoroso Craig Scott Amundson


Kazuhiro Anai


Kirsten Lail Christophe Pamela Chu Steven Paul Chucknick Wai Ching Chung Christopher Ciafardini Alex F. Ciccone Frances Ann Cilente Elaine Cillo


These are the nearly 3,000 names as they appear inscribed in bronze on the Memorial. Constantine Economos

Louis V. Fersini, Jr.

Lourdes J. Galletti

Michelle Goldstein

Maile Rachel Hale

Neal O. Hinds

Jemal Legesse DeSantis

Barbara G. Edwards

Michael David Ferugio

Cono E. Gallo

Monica Goldstein

Diane Hale-McKinzy

Mark Hindy

Christian Louis DeSimone

Dennis Michael Edwards

Bradley James Fetchet

Vincent Gallucci

Steven Ian Goldstein

Richard B. Hall

Katsuyuki Hirai

Edward DeSimone III

Michael Hardy Edwards

Jennifer Louise Fialko

Thomas E. Galvin

Ronald F. Golinski

Stanley R. Hall

Heather Malia Ho

Andrew J. Desperito

Christine Egan

Kristen Nicole Fiedel

Giovanna Galletta Gambale

Andrew H. Golkin

Vaswald George Hall

Tara Yvette Hobbs

Michael Jude D’Esposito

Lisa Erin Egan

Amelia V. Fields

Thomas Gambino, Jr.

Dennis James Gomes

Robert J. Halligan

Thomas Anderson Hobbs

Cindy Ann Deuel

Martin J. Egan, Jr.

Samuel Fields

Giann F. Gamboa

Enrique Antonio Gomez

Vincent Gerard Halloran

James J. Hobin

Melanie Louise de Vere

Michael Egan

Alexander Milan Filipov

Ronald L. Gamboa

Jose Bienvenido Gomez

Carolyn B. Halmon

Robert Wayne Hobson III

Jerry DeVito

Samantha Martin Egan

Michael Bradley Finnegan

Peter James Ganci, Jr.

Manuel Gomez, Jr.

James Douglas Halvorson

DaJuan Hodges

Robert P. Devitt, Jr.

Carole Eggert

Timothy J. Finnerty

Michael Gann

Wilder Alfredo Gomez

Mohammad Salman Hamdani

Ronald G. Hoerner

Dennis Lawrence Devlin

Lisa Caren Ehrlich

Michael C. Fiore

Charles William Garbarini

Jenine Nicole Gonzalez

Felicia Hamilton

Patrick A. Hoey

Gerard P. Dewan

John Ernst Eichler

Stephen J. Fiorelli

Andrew Sonny Garcia

Mauricio Gonzalez

Robert W. Hamilton

John A. Hofer

Sulemanali Kassamali Dhanani

Eric Adam Eisenberg

Paul M. Fiori

Cesar R. Garcia

Rosa J. Gonzalez

Carl Max Hammond, Jr.

Marcia Hoffman

Michael Louis DiAgostino

Daphne Ferlinda Elder

John B. Fiorito

David Garcia

Lynn Catherine Goodchild

Frederic K. Han

Stephen Gerard Hoffman

Matthew Diaz

Michael J. Elferis

John R. Fischer

Jorge Luis Morron Garcia

Calvin Joseph Gooding

Christopher James Hanley

Frederick Joseph Hoffmann

Nancy Diaz

Mark Joseph Ellis

Andrew Fisher

Juan Garcia

Peter Morgan Goodrich

Sean S. Hanley

Michele L. Hoffmann

Obdulio Ruiz Diaz

Valerie Silver Ellis

Bennett Lawson Fisher

Marlyn Del Carmen Garcia

Harry Goody

Valerie Joan Hanna

Judith Florence Hofmiller

Michael A. Diaz-Piedra III

Albert Alfy William Elmarry

Gerald P. Fisher

Christopher Samuel Gardner

Kiran Kumar Reddy Gopu

Thomas Paul Hannafin

Wallace Cole Hogan, Jr.

Judith Berquis Diaz-Sierra

Robert R. Elseth

John Roger Fisher

Douglas Benjamin Gardner

Catherine C. Gorayeb

Kevin James Hannaford, Sr.

Thomas Warren Hohlweck, Jr.

Patricia Florence Di Chiaro

Edgar Hendricks Emery, Jr.

Thomas J. Fisher

Harvey Joseph Gardner III

Lisa Fenn Gordenstein

Michael Lawrence Hannan

Jonathan R. Hohmann

Rodney Dickens

Doris Suk-Yuen Eng

Lucy A. Fishman

Jeffrey Brian Gardner

Kerene Gordon

Dana Rey Hannon

Cora Hidalgo Holland

Jerry D. Dickerson

Christopher Epps

Ryan D. Fitzgerald

Thomas A. Gardner

Sebastian Gorki

Christine Lee Hanson

John Holland

Joseph Dermot Dickey, Jr.

Ulf Ramm Ericson

Thomas James Fitzpatrick

William Arthur Gardner

Kieran Joseph Gorman

Peter Burton Hanson

Joseph F. Holland

Lawrence Patrick Dickinson

Erwin L. Erker

Richard P. Fitzsimons

Frank Garfi

Thomas Edward Gorman

Sue Kim Hanson

Jimmie I. Holley

Michael D. Diehl

William John Erwin

Salvatore Fiumefreddo

Rocco Nino Gargano

Michael Edward Gould

Vassilios G. Haramis

Elizabeth Holmes

John Difato

Sarah Ali Escarcega

Darlene E. Flagg

James M. Gartenberg

O. Kristin Osterholm White Gould

James A. Haran

Thomas P. Holohan

Vincent Francis DiFazio

Jose Espinal

Wilson F. Flagg

Matthew David Garvey

Douglas Alan Gowell

Gerald Francis Hardacre

Carl Anthony DiFranco

Fanny Espinoza

Christina Donovan Flannery

Bruce Gary

Yuji Goya

Jeffrey Pike Hardy

Herbert Wilson Homer

Donald Joseph DiFranco

Billy Scoop Esposito

Eileen Flecha

Boyd Alan Gatton

Jon Richard Grabowski

T.J. Hargrave

John DiGiovanni

Bridget Ann Esposito

Andre G. Fletcher

Donald Richard Gavagan, Jr.

Christopher Michael Grady

Daniel Edward Harlin

Eddie A. Dillard

Francis Esposito

Carl M. Flickinger

Peter Alan Gay

Edwin J. Graf III

Frances Haros

Debra Ann Di Martino

Michael A. Esposito

Matthew M. Flocco

Terence D. Gazzani

David Martin Graifman

Harvey L. Harrell

David DiMeglio

Ruben Esquilin, Jr.

John Joseph Florio

Gary Paul Geidel

Gilbert Franco Granados

Stephen G. Harrell

Stephen Patrick Dimino

Sadie Ette

Joseph Walkden Flounders

Paul Hamilton Geier

Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas and

Melissa Harrington-Hughes

William John Dimmling

Barbara G. Etzold

Carol Ann Flyzik

Julie M. Geis

her unborn child

Aisha Ann Harris

Christopher More Dincuff

Eric Brian Evans

David Fodor

Peter Gerard Gelinas

Elvira Granitto

Stewart D. Harris

Jeffrey Mark Dingle

Robert Edward Evans

Michael N. Fodor

Steven Paul Geller

Winston Arthur Grant

John Patrick Hart

Rena Sam Dinnoo

Meredith Emily June Ewart

Stephen Mark Fogel

Howard G. Gelling, Jr.

Christopher S. Gray

Eric Hartono

Thomas J. Foley

Peter Victor Genco, Jr.

Ian J. Gray

John Clinton Hartz


Anthony Dionisio

LeRoy W. Homer, Jr. Bradley V. Hoorn James P. Hopper Montgomery McCullough Hord Michael Joseph Horn Matthew Douglas Horning Robert L. Horohoe, Jr. Michael Robert Horrocks Aaron Horwitz Charles J. Houston Uhuru G. Houston Angela M. Houtz

George DiPasquale

Catherine K. Fagan

Jane C. Folger

Steven Gregory Genovese

James Michael Gray

Emeric Harvey

Joseph Di Pilato

Patricia Mary Fagan

David J. Fontana

Alayne Gentul

Tara McCloud Gray

Peter Paul Hashem

Douglas Frank DiStefano

Ivan Kyrillos Fairbanks-Barbosa

Chih Min Foo

Linda M. George

John M. Grazioso

Thomas Theodore Haskell, Jr.

Donald Americo DiTullio

Keith George Fairben

Delrose E. Forbes Cheatham

Edward F. Geraghty

Timothy George Grazioso

Timothy Shawn Haskell

Ramzi A. Doany

Sandra Fajardo-Smith

Godwin Forde

Suzanne Geraty

Derrick Auther Green

Joseph John Hasson III

Johnnie Doctor, Jr.

Charles S. Falkenberg

Donald A. Foreman

Ralph Gerhardt

Wade B. Green

Leonard W. Hatton, Jr.

John Joseph Doherty

Dana Falkenberg

Christopher Hugh Forsythe

Robert Gerlich

Wanda Anita Green

Terence S. Hatton

Melissa Cándida Doi

Zoe Falkenberg

Claudia Alicia Foster

Denis P. Germain

Elaine Myra Greenberg

Michael Helmut Haub

Brendan Dolan

Jamie L. Fallon

Noel John Foster

Marina Romanovna Gertsberg

Donald Freeman Greene

Timothy Aaron Haviland

Robert E. Dolan, Jr.

William F. Fallon

Sandra N. Foster

Susan M. Getzendanner

Gayle R. Greene

Donald G. Havlish, Jr.

Neil Matthew Dollard

William Lawrence Fallon, Jr.

Ana Fosteris

Lawrence D. Getzfred

James Arthur Greenleaf, Jr.

Anthony Maurice Hawkins

James Domanico

Anthony J. Fallone, Jr.

Robert Joseph Foti

James G. Geyer

Eileen Marsha Greenstein

Nobuhiro Hayatsu

Benilda Pascua Domingo

Dolores Brigitte Fanelli

Jeffrey Fox

Cortez Ghee

Elizabeth Martin Gregg

James Edward Hayden

Alberto Dominguez

Robert John Fangman

Virginia Elizabeth Fox

Joseph M. Giaccone

Denise Marie Gregory

Robert Jay Hayes

Carlos Dominguez

John Joseph Fanning

Pauline Francis

Vincent Francis Giammona

Donald H. Gregory

Philip T. Hayes, Ret.

Jerome Mark Patrick Dominguez

Kathleen Anne Faragher

Virgin Lucy Francis

Debra Lynn Gibbon

Florence Moran Gregory

W. Ward Haynes

Kevin W. Donnelly

Thomas James Farino

Gary Jay Frank

James Andrew Giberson

Pedro Grehan

Scott Jordan Hazelcorn

Jacqueline Donovan

Nancy C. Doloszycki Farley

Morton H. Frank

Brenda C. Gibson

John Michael Griffin

Michael K. Healey

William H. Donovan

Paige Marie Farley-Hackel

Peter Christopher Frank

Craig Neil Gibson

Tawanna Sherry Griffin

Roberta B. Heber

Stephen Scott Dorf

Elizabeth Ann Farmer

Colleen L. Fraser

Ronnie E. Gies

Joan Donna Griffith

Charles Francis Xavier Heeran

Thomas Dowd

Douglas Jon Farnum

Richard K. Fraser

Andrew Clive Gilbert

Warren Grifka

John F. Heffernan

Kevin Christopher Dowdell

John Gerard Farrell

Kevin J. Frawley

Timothy Paul Gilbert

Ramon B. Grijalvo

Michele M. Heidenberger

Mary Yolanda Dowling

John W. Farrell

Clyde Frazier, Jr.

Paul Stuart Gilbey

Joseph F. Grillo

Sheila M.S. Hein

Raymond Matthew Downey, Sr.

Terrence Patrick Farrell

Lillian Inez Frederick

Paul John Gill

David Joseph Grimner

H. Joseph Heller, Jr.

Frank Joseph Doyle

Joseph D. Farrelly

Andrew Fredericks

Mark Y. Gilles

Francis Edward Grogan

JoAnn L. Heltibridle

Joseph Michael Doyle

Thomas Patrick Farrelly

Tamitha Freeman

Evan Hunter Gillette

Linda Gronlund

Ronald John Hemenway

Randall L. Drake

Syed Abdul Fatha

Brett Owen Freiman

Ronald Lawrence Gilligan

Kenneth George Grouzalis

Mark F. Hemschoot

Patrick Joseph Driscoll

Christopher Edward Faughnan

Peter L. Freund

Rodney C. Gillis

Joseph Grzelak

Ronnie Lee Henderson

Joseph Anthony Ianelli

Stephen Patrick Driscoll

Wendy R. Faulkner

Arlene Eva Fried

Laura Gilly

Matthew James Grzymalski

Brian Hennessey

Zuhtu Ibis

Charles A. Droz III

Shannon Marie Fava

Alan W. Friedlander

John F. Ginley

Robert Joseph Gschaar

Edward R. Hennessy, Jr.

Jonathan Lee Ielpi

Mirna A. Duarte

Bernard D. Favuzza

Andrew Keith Friedman

Donna Marie Giordano

Liming Gu

Michelle Marie Henrique

Michael Patrick Iken

Luke A. Dudek

Robert Fazio, Jr.

Paul J. Friedman

Jeffrey John Giordano

Richard J. Guadagno

Joseph Patrick Henry

Daniel Ilkanayev

Christopher Michael Duffy

Ronald Carl Fazio, Sr.

Gregg J. Froehner

John Giordano

Jose A. Guadalupe

William L. Henry, Jr.

Frederick J. Ill, Jr.

Gerard J. Duffy

William M. Feehan

Lisa Anne Frost

Steven A. Giorgetti

Cindy Yan Zhu Guan

Catherina Henry-Robinson

Abraham Nethanel Ilowitz

Michael Joseph Duffy

Francis Jude Feely

Peter Christian Fry

Martin Giovinazzo

Geoffrey E. Guja

John Christopher Henwood

Anthony P. Infante, Jr.

Thomas W. Duffy

Garth Erin Feeney

Clement A. Fumando

Kum-Kum Girolamo

Joseph P. Gullickson

Robert Allan Hepburn

Louis S. Inghilterra

Antoinette Duger

Sean Bernard Fegan

Steven Elliot Furman

Salvatore Gitto

Babita Girjamatie Guman

Mary Herencia

Christopher Noble Ingrassia

Jackie Sayegh Duggan

Lee S. Fehling

Paul James Furmato

Cynthia Giugliano

Douglas Brian Gurian

Lindsay C. Herkness III

Paul Innella

Sareve Dukat

Peter Adam Feidelberg

Karleton Douglas Beye Fyfe

Mon Gjonbalaj

Janet Ruth Gustafson

Harvey Robert Hermer

Stephanie Veronica Irby

Patrick Dunn

Alan D. Feinberg

Dianne Gladstone

Philip T. Guza

Norberto Hernandez

Douglas Jason Irgang

Felicia Gail Dunn-Jones

Rosa Maria Feliciano

G Fredric Neal Gabler

Keith Alexander Glascoe

Barbara Guzzardo

Raul Hernandez

Kristin Irvine-Ryan

Christopher Joseph Dunne

Edward P. Felt

Richard Peter Gabriel

Thomas Irwin Glasser

Peter Mark Gyulavary

Gary Herold

Todd Antione Isaac

Richard Anthony Dunstan

Edward Thomas Fergus, Jr.

Richard S. Gabrielle

Edmund Glazer

Jeffrey Alan Hersch

Erik Hans Isbrandtsen

Patrick Thomas Dwyer

George J. Ferguson III

James Andrew Gadiel

Harry Glenn

Gary Robert Haag

Thomas J. Hetzel

Taizo Ishikawa

J. Joseph Ferguson

Pamela Lee Gaff

Barry H. Glick

Andrea Lyn Haberman

Leon Bernard Heyward MC

Waleed Joseph Iskandar

Joseph Anthony Eacobacci

Henry Fernandez

Ervin Vincent Gailliard

Jeremy Logan Glick

Barbara Mary Habib


Aram Iskenderian, Jr.

John Bruce Eagleson

Judy Hazel Santillan Fernandez

Deanna Lynn Galante and her

Steven Glick

Philip Haentzler

Brian Christopher Hickey

John F. Iskyan

Edward T. Earhart

Julio Fernandez

unborn child

John T. Gnazzo

Nezam A. Hafiz

Enemencio Dario Hidalgo Cedeño

Kazushige Ito

Robert Douglas Eaton

Elisa Giselle Ferraina

Grace Catherine Galante

William Robert Godshalk

Karen Elizabeth Hagerty

Timothy Brian Higgins

Aleksandr Valeryevich Ivantsov

Dean Phillip Eberling

Anne Marie Sallerin Ferreira

Anthony Edward Gallagher

Michael Gogliormella

Steven Michael Hagis

Robert D. W. Higley II

Lacey Bernard Ivory

Margaret Ruth Echtermann

Robert John Ferris

Daniel James Gallagher

Brian F. Goldberg

Mary Lou Hague

Todd Russell Hill

Paul Robert Eckna

David Francis Ferrugio

John Patrick Gallagher

Jeffrey G. Goldflam

David Halderman

Clara Victorine Hinds


George Gerard Howard Brady Kay Howell Michael C. Howell Steven Leon Howell Jennifer L. Howley and her unborn child Milagros Hromada Marian R. Hrycak Stephen Huczko, Jr. Kris Robert Hughes Paul Rexford Hughes Robert T. Hughes, Jr. Thomas F. Hughes, Jr. Timothy Robert Hughes Susan Huie Lamar Demetrius Hulse John Nicholas Humber, Jr. William Christopher Hunt Kathleen Anne Hunt-Casey Joseph Gerard Hunter Peggie M. Hurt Robert R. Hussa Stephen N. Hyland, Jr. Robert J. Hymel Thomas Edward Hynes Walter G. Hynes I

J Virginia May Jablonski





David Paul DeRubbio




Bryan C. Jack

James Joseph Kelly

Juan Mendez Lafuente

Steven Barry Lillianthal

Takashi Makimoto

Juliana Valentine McCourt

Joel Miller

Brooke Alexandra Jackman

Joseph A. Kelly

Neil Kwong-Wah Lai

Carlos R. Lillo

Abdu Ali Malahi

Ruth Magdaline McCourt

Michael Matthew Miller

Aaron Jeremy Jacobs

Maurice P. Kelly

Vincent Anthony Laieta

Craig Damian Lilore

Debora I. Maldonado

Charles Austin McCrann

Nicole Carol Miller

Ariel Louis Jacobs

Richard John Kelly, Jr.

William David Lake

Arnold Arboleda Lim

Myrna T. Maldonado-Agosto

Tonyell F. McDay

Philip D. Miller

Jason Kyle Jacobs

Thomas Michael Kelly

Franco Lalama

Darya Lin

Alfred Russell Maler

Matthew T. McDermott

Robert Alan Miller

Michael G. Jacobs

Thomas Richard Kelly

Chow Kwan Lam

Wei Rong Lin

Gregory James Malone

Joseph P. McDonald

Robert Cromwell Miller, Jr.

Steven A. Jacobson

Thomas W. Kelly

Michael S. Lamana

Nickie L. Lindo

Edward Francis Maloney III

Brian Grady McDonnell

Benny Millman

Steven D. Jacoby

Timothy Colin Kelly

Stephen LaMantia

Thomas V. Linehan, Jr.

Joseph E. Maloney

Michael P. McDonnell

Charles M. Mills, Jr.

Ricknauth Jaggernauth

William Hill Kelly, Jr.

Amy Hope Lamonsoff

Robert Thomas Linnane

Gene Edward Maloy

John F. McDowell, Jr.

Ronald Keith Milstein

Jake Denis Jagoda

Robert Clinton Kennedy

Robert T. Lane

Alan Patrick Linton, Jr.

Christian H. Maltby

Eamon J. McEneaney

Robert J. Minara

Yudhvir S. Jain

Thomas J. Kennedy

Brendan Mark Lang

Diane Theresa Lipari

Francisco Miguel Mancini

John Thomas McErlean, Jr.

William George Minardi

Maria Jakubiak

Yvonne E. Kennedy

Rosanne P. Lang

Kenneth P. Lira Arévalo

Joseph Mangano

Daniel Francis McGinley

Louis Joseph Minervino

Robert Adrien Jalbert

John Richard Keohane

Vanessa Lang Langer and her

Francisco Alberto Liriano

Sara Elizabeth Manley

Mark Ryan McGinly

Thomas Mingione

Ernest James

Ralph Francis Kershaw

unborn child

Lorraine Lisi

Debra M. Mannetta

William E. McGinn

Wilbert Miraille

Gricelda E. James

Ronald T. Kerwin

Mary Lou Langley

Paul Lisson

Marion Victoria Manning

Thomas Henry McGinnis

Domenick N. Mircovich

Mark Steven Jardim

Howard L. Kestenbaum

Peter J. Langone

Vincent M. Litto

Terence John Manning

Michael Gregory McGinty

Rajesh Arjan Mirpuri

Amy Nicole Jarret

Douglas D. Ketcham

Thomas Michael Langone

Ming-Hao Liu

James Maounis

Ann Walsh McGovern

Joseph D. Mistrulli

Muhammadou Jawara

Ruth Ellen Ketler

Michele Bernadette Lanza

Nancy Liz

Alfred Gilles Padre Joseph

Scott Martin McGovern

Susan J. Miszkowicz

Francois Jean-Pierre

Boris Khalif

Ruth Sheila Lapin

Harold Lizcano


William J. McGovern

Paul Thomas Mitchell

Maxima Jean-Pierre

Norma Cruz Khan

Ingeborg A.D. Lariby

Martin Lizzul

Joseph Ross Marchbanks, Jr.

Stacey Sennas McGowan

Richard P. Miuccio

Paul Edward Jeffers

Sarah Khan

Robin Blair Larkey

George A. Llanes

Laura A. Marchese

Francis Noel McGuinn

Jeffrey Peter Mladenik

John Charles Jenkins

Taimour Firaz Khan

Judith Camilla Larocque

Elizabeth C. Logler

Hilda Marcin

Thomas F. McGuinness, Jr.

Frank V. Moccia, Sr.

Joseph Jenkins, Jr.

Rajesh Khandelwal

Christopher Randall Larrabee

Catherine Lisa Loguidice

Peter Edward Mardikian

Patrick J. McGuire

Louis Joseph Modafferi

Alan Keith Jensen

SeiLai Khoo

Hamidou S. Larry

Jérôme Robert Lohez

Edward Joseph Mardovich

Thomas M. McHale

Boyie Mohammed

Prem Nath Jerath

Michael Vernon Kiefer

Scott Larsen

Michael William Lomax

Charles Joseph Margiotta

Keith David McHeffey

Dennis Mojica

Farah Jeudy

Satoshi Kikuchihara

John Adam Larson

Stephen V. Long

Louis Neil Mariani

Ann M. McHugh

Manuel D. Mojica, Jr.

Hweidar Jian

Andrew Jay-Hoon Kim

Natalie Janis Lasden

Laura Maria Longing

Kenneth Joseph Marino

Denis J. McHugh III

Kleber Rolando Molina

Eliezer Jimenez, Jr.

Lawrence Don Kim

Gary Edward Lasko

Salvatore P. Lopes

Lester V. Marino

Dennis P. McHugh

Manuel De Jesus Molina

Luis Jimenez, Jr.

Mary Jo Kimelman

Nicholas Craig Lassman

Daniel Lopez

Vita Marino

Michael Edward McHugh, Jr.

Carl Molinaro

Charles Gregory John

Heinrich Kimmig

Paul Laszczynski

George Lopez

Kevin D. Marlo

Robert G. McIlvaine

Justin John Molisani, Jr.

Nicholas John

Karen Ann Kincaid

Charles A. Laurencin

Luis Manuel Lopez

Jose Juan Marrero

Donald James McIntyre

Brian Patrick Monaghan

Dennis M. Johnson

Amy R. King

Stephen James Lauria

Maclovio Lopez, Jr.

John Daniel Marshall

Stephanie Marie McKenna

Franklyn Monahan

LaShawna Johnson

Andrew M. King

Maria LaVache

Manuel L. Lopez

Shelley A. Marshall

Molly L. McKenzie

John Gerard Monahan

Scott Michael Johnson

Lucille Teresa King

Denis Francis Lavelle

Joseph Lostrangio

James Martello

Barry J. McKeon

Kristen Leigh Montanaro

William R. Johnston

Robert King, Jr.

Jeannine Mary LaVerde

Chet Dek Louie

Michael A. Marti

Evelyn C. McKinnedy

Craig Montano

Allison Horstmann Jones

Lisa King-Johnson

Anna A. Laverty

Stuart Seid Louis

Karen Ann Martin

Darryl Leron McKinney

Michael G. Montesi

Arthur Joseph Jones III

Brian K. Kinney

Steven Lawn

Joseph Lovero

Peter C. Martin

George Patrick McLaughlin, Jr.

Carlos Alberto Montoya

Brian Leander Jones

Takashi Kinoshita

Robert A. Lawrence, Jr.

Sara Elizabeth Low

Teresa M. Martin

Robert C. McLaughlin, Jr.

Antonio De Jesus Montoya Valdes

Charles Edward Jones

Chris Michael Kirby

Nathaniel Lawson

Jenny Seu Kueng Low Wong

William J. Martin, Jr.

Gavin McMahon

Cheryl Ann Monyak

Christopher D. Jones

Robert Kirkpatrick

David W. Laychak

Michael W. Lowe

Brian E. Martineau

Robert D. McMahon

Thomas Carlo Moody

Donald T. Jones II

Howard Barry Kirschbaum

Eugen Gabriel Lazar

Garry W. Lozier

Betsy Martinez

Edmund M. McNally

Sharon Moore

Donald W. Jones

Glenn Davis Kirwin

James Patrick Leahy

John P. Lozowsky

Edward J. Martinez

Daniel Walker McNeal

Krishna V. Moorthy

Judith Lawter Jones

Helen Crossin Kittle and her

Joseph Gerard Leavey

Charles Peter Lucania

Jose Angel Martinez, Jr.

Walter Arthur McNeil

Laura Lee Defazio Morabito

Linda Jones

unborn child

Neil J. Leavy

Edward Hobbs Luckett

Robert Gabriel Martinez

Christine Sheila McNulty

Abner Morales

Mary S. Jones

Richard Joseph Klares

Robert G. LeBlanc

Mark Gavin Ludvigsen

Waleska Martinez

Sean Peter McNulty

Carlos Manuel Morales

Andrew Brian Jordan, Sr.

Peter Anton Klein

Leon Lebor

Lee Charles Ludwig

Lizie D. Martinez-Calderon

Robert William McPadden

Paula E. Morales

Robert Thomas Jordan

Alan David Kleinberg

Kenneth Charles Ledee

Sean Thomas Lugano

Paul Richard Martini

Terence A. McShane

Sonia Mercedes Morales Puopolo

Albert Gunnis Joseph

Karen Joyce Klitzman

Alan J. Lederman

Daniel Lugo

Anne Marie Martino-Cramer

Timothy Patrick McSweeney

Gerard P. Moran, Jr.

Ingeborg Joseph

Ronald Philip Kloepfer

Elena F. Ledesma

Marie Lukas

Joseph A. Mascali

Martin E. McWilliams

John Christopher Moran

Karl Henry Joseph

Stephen A. Knapp

Alexis Leduc

William Lum, Jr.

Bernard Mascarenhas

Rocco A. Medaglia

John Michael Moran

Stephen Joseph

Eugueni Kniazev

Daniel John Lee

Michael P. Lunden

Stephen Frank Masi

Abigail Medina

Kathleen Moran

Jane Eileen Josiah

Andrew James Knox

David S. Lee

Christopher E. Lunder

Ada L. Mason-Acker

Ana Iris Medina

Lindsay Stapleton Morehouse

Anthony Jovic

Thomas Patrick Knox

Dong Chul Lee

Anthony Luparello

Nicholas George Massa

Damian Meehan

George William Morell

Angel L. Juarbe, Jr.

Rebecca Lee Koborie

Gary H. Lee

Gary Frederick Lutnick

Michael Massaroli

William J. Meehan, Jr.

Steven P. Morello

Karen Sue Juday

Deborah A. Kobus

Hyun Joon Lee

Linda Anne Luzzicone

Philip William Mastrandrea, Jr.

Alok Kumar Mehta

Vincent S. Morello

Ann C. Judge

Gary Edward Koecheler

Juanita Lee

Alexander Lygin

Rudy Mastrocinque

Raymond Meisenheimer

Yvette Nicole Moreno

Mychal F. Judge

Frank J. Koestner

Kathryn Blair Lee

CeeCee Lyles

Joseph Mathai

Manuel Emilio Mejia

Dorothy Morgan

Paul William Jurgens

Ryan Kohart

Linda C. Lee

Farrell Peter Lynch

Charles William Mathers

Eskedar Melaku

Richard J. Morgan

Thomas Edward Jurgens

Vanessa Lynn Przybylo Kolpak

Lorraine Mary Greene Lee

James Francis Lynch

William A. Mathesen

Antonio Melendez

Nancy Morgenstern

Irina Kolpakova

Myoung Woo Lee

James T. Lynch, Jr.

Marcello Matricciano

Mary P. Melendez

Sanae Mori

Shashikiran Lakshmikantha

Suzanne Rose Kondratenko

Richard Y.C. Lee

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Erica H. Van Acker

Barbara P. Walsh

Lisa L. Young

William Randolph Tieste

Brian Patrick Williams

Kenneth Tietjen

Kenneth W. Van Auken

Jim Walsh

Candace Lee Williams

Elkin Yuen


Gregory Stajk



John D. Yamnicky, Sr. Suresh Yanamadala Vicki Yancey Shuyin Yang Matthew David Yarnell Myrna Yaskulka Shakila Yasmin Olabisi Shadie Layeni Yee Kevin W. Yokum Edward P. York


Alexandru Liviu Stan

Harry Taback

Stephen Edward Tighe

R. Bruce Van Hine

Jeffrey P. Walz

Crossley Richard Williams, Jr.

Corina Stan

Joann C. Tabeek

Scott Charles Timmes

Daniel M. Van Laere

Ching Wang

David J. Williams

Mary Domenica Stanley

Norma C. Taddei

Michael E. Tinley

Edward Raymond Vanacore

Weibin Wang

David Lucian Williams

Anthony Starita

Michael Taddonio

Jennifer M. Tino

Jon Charles Vandevander

Michael Warchola

Debbie L. Williams

Jeffrey Stark

Keiichiro Takahashi

Robert Frank Tipaldi

Frederick T. Varacchi

Stephen Gordon Ward

Dwayne Williams

Derek James Statkevicus

Keiji Takahashi

John James Tipping II

Gopalakrishnan Varadhan

Timothy Ray Ward

Kevin Michael Williams

Patricia J. Statz

Phyllis Gail Talbot

David Tirado

David Vargas

James A. Waring

Louie Anthony Williams

Craig William Staub

Robert R. Talhami

Hector Luis Tirado, Jr.

Scott C. Vasel

Brian G. Warner

Louis Calvin Williams III

William V. Steckman

John Talignani

Michelle Lee Titolo

Azael Ismael Vasquez

Derrick Christopher Washington

John P. Williamson

Eric Thomas Steen

Sean Patrick Tallon

Alicia Nicole Titus

Ronald J. Vauk

Charles Waters

Donna Ann Wilson

William R. Steiner

Paul Talty

John J. Tobin

Arcangel Vazquez

James Thomas Waters, Jr.

William Eben Wilson

Alexander Robbins Steinman

Maurita Tam

Richard J. Todisco

Santos Vazquez

Patrick J. Waters

David Harold Winton

Edna L. Stephens

Rachel Tamares

Otis V. Tolbert

Peter Vega

Kenneth Thomas Watson

Glenn J. Winuk

Andrew Stergiopoulos

Hector Rogan Tamayo

Vladimir Tomasevic

Sankara Sastry Velamuri

Michael Henry Waye

Thomas Francis Wise

Andrew J. Stern

Michael Andrew Tamuccio

Stephen Kevin Tompsett

Jorge Velazquez

Todd Christopher Weaver

Alan L. Wisniewski

Norma Lang Steuerle

Kenichiro Tanaka

Thomas Tong

Lawrence G. Veling

Walter Edward Weaver

Frank Paul Wisniewski

Martha Jane Stevens

Rhondelle Cherie Tankard

Doris Torres

Anthony Mark Ventura

Nathaniel Webb

David Wiswall

Michael James Stewart

Michael Anthony Tanner

Luis Eduardo Torres

David Vera

Dinah Webster

Sigrid Charlotte Wiswe

Richard H. Stewart, Jr.

Dennis Gerard Taormina, Jr.

Amy Elizabeth Toyen

Loretta Ann Vero

William Michael Weems

Michael R. Wittenstein

Sanford M. Stoller

Kenneth Joseph Tarantino

Christopher Michael Traina

Christopher James Vialonga

Joanne Flora Weil

Christopher W. Wodenshek

Douglas Joel Stone

Allan Tarasiewicz

Daniel Patrick Trant

Matthew Gilbert Vianna

Michael T. Weinberg

Martin Phillips Wohlforth

Salvatore J. Zisa

Lonny Jay Stone

Michael C. Tarrou

Abdoul Karim Traore

Robert Anthony Vicario

Steven Weinberg

Katherine Susan Wolf

Prokopios Paul Zois

Jimmy Nevill Storey

Ronald Tartaro

Glenn J. Travers, Sr.

Celeste Torres Victoria

Scott Jeffrey Weingard

Jennifer Yen Wong

Joseph J. Zuccala

Timothy Stout

Deborah Tavolarella

Walter Philip Travers

Joanna Vidal

Steven George Weinstein

Siucheung Steve Wong

Andrew Steven Zucker

Thomas Strada

Darryl Anthony Taylor

Felicia Yvette Traylor-Bass

John T. Vigiano II

Simon Weiser

Yin Ping Wong

Igor Zukelman

Joseph C. Zaccoli Adel Agayby Zakhary Arkady Zaltsman Edwin J. Zambrana, Jr. Robert Alan Zampieri Mark Zangrilli Christopher R. Zarba, Jr. Ira Zaslow Kenneth Albert Zelman Abraham J. Zelmanowitz Martin Morales Zempoaltecatl Zhe Zeng Marc Scott Zeplin Jie Yao Justin Zhao Yuguang Zheng Ivelin Ziminski Michael Joseph Zinzi Charles Alan Zion Julie Lynne Zipper

Recovery Continues



ong after the debris from the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks was cleared, families of those who lived and worked in Downtown Manhattan are still grappling with the very real long-term consequences of that day. Two major federal programs provide help to the victims, their families and others affected by the disasters that took place that day.

of a deceased individual) who were present at the World Trade Center or the surrounding New York City Exposure Zone; the Pentagon crash site; and the Shanksville, Penn., crash site, at some point between September 11, 2001, and May 30, 2002, and who have since been diagnosed with a 9/11-related illness.” The fund extends to those who helped clean up the disaster site as well as people who lived, worked, or went to school in the affected areas. In 2019, President Donald Trump signed a bill that The September 11th Victim permanently extended and Compensation Fund, according funded the program. The to its website, provides Congressional Budget Office compensation to “individuals said the extension would (or a personal representative provide more than $10 billion

September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

over a decade. It extended the deadline to file a claim to October 1, 2090. To learn more, visit www.vcf. gov.

World Trade Center Health Fund The World Trade Center Health Program is a limited federal health program administered by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The program pays for certain health care services to first responders who helped with rescue, recovery, debris cleanup and related support services between Sept. 11, 2001 and July


31, 2002, as well as people who worked, lived or attended school or daycare in the World Trade Center area. The program is authorized through 2090. According to the CDC, people who were exposed to the conditions in the area on and after 9/11 might have a related health condition and not know

it. Common issues include chronic cough, heartburn and anxiety. Data gained through the program is used to help identify related conditions and help researchers understand the full effects of 9/11 on public health. To learn more, visit www.cdc. gov/wtc.

mong the more indelible images to emerge on September 11, 2001 was the sight of two planes crashing into the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center. Still photos and video footage of those planes flying into the Twin Towers were the first images of the attacks many Americans saw, and no one who watched events unfold that morning will ever forget those images. Though both the North and South Towers fell on that day, today the site where each tower once stood is a serene retreat in the bustling lower Manhattan neighborhood that was shaken to its core on the day of the attacks. The 9/11 Memorial was designed by architect Michael Arad and landscape architect Peter Walker. The 9/11 Memorial and Museum notes that Arad and Walker’s proposal was chosen in a design competition that featured 5,201 submissions from 63 countries. The 9/11 Memorial is located on the western side of the former World Trade Center where the Twin Towers once stood. Two enormous reflecting pools are part of the Memorial Plaza, which is where the


The Flight 93 National Memorial

the COVID-19 pandemic. The Flight 93 National Memorial includes the Tower of Voices, a 93-foot-tall musical instrument that holds 40 wind chimes, one to represent each of the 40 passengers and crew members who perished in the crash. A live webcam of the Tower of Voices can be viewed at https://www. Visitors to the Flight 93 National Memorial also can visit the Memorial Plaza. The plaza features the Wall of Names, which is made up of 40 white polished marble stones inscribed with the names of the passengers and crew who were aboard Flight 93 on 9/11. Visitors can walk along the Memorial Plaza and view the impact site, including a grove of eastern hemlock trees that were damaged by the crash. A gap in the tree line is still visible and serves as a lasting “scar” of the crash. More information is available at planyourvisit/index.htm.

The Pentagon Memorial


t 9:37 a.m. on September 11, 2001, five hijackers crashed American Airlines Flight 77 into the Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia. All 53 passengers and six crew members perished in the crash, and an additional 125 military and civilian personnel on the ground were killed in the fire caused by the crash. The hijacking of Flight 77 was part of the broader attack on 9/11, which remains the deadliest terrorist attack in world history. The Pentagon Memorial was created to honor the 184 people whose lives were lost at the Pentagon on 9/11, as well as their families and all those who sacrifice to protect and preserve the freedom of Americans. The design of the Pentagon Memorial was developed by architects Julie Beckman and Keith Kaseman. Their design was chosen from 1,100 submissions. The Pentagon Memorial sits on two acres of land just outside where Flight 77 struck the building. The memorial includes 184 benches that are dedicated to each of the victims. The benches are organized in a timeline of their ages, stretching from the youngest victim, 3-year- Dana Falkenberg, to the oldest, 71-yearold John Yamnicky. Each bench is

engraved with a victim’s name and arches over a shallow reflecting pool of water, lit from below. The benches for the passengers who were aboard the plane at the time of the crash are positioned so visitors will face the sky when reading the victim’s names. The benches dedicated to the victims who were inside the building are positioned so their names and the Pentagon are in the same view. A curved wall known as the Age Wall also is a significant part of the memorial. The wall increases in height from 3 inches to 71 inches to represent the ages of the victims. Eighty-five paperbark maple trees were clustered throughout the memorial, and these trees feature foliage that changes to orange and red each fall. The trees will eventually grow to 30 feet, providing a canopy of shade over the memorial. The Pentagon Memorial is free and open seven days a week yearround, though visitors are urged to contact the Memorial in advance due to potential restrictions or closures related to the COVID-19 pandemic. More information about the Memorial is available at


t 10:03 a.m. on September 11, 2001, the last of four planes that were hijacked earlier that morning crashed into a field near the town of Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The people behind the 9/11 attacks later claimed the hijackers who commandeered the plane intended to crash it into the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., but passengers and crew stormed the cockpit, prompting the hijackers to crash the plane into the field. The efforts of passengers and crew onboard Flight 93 were nothing short of heroic. Though everyone aboard the flight perished in the crash, the attack on the U.S. Capitol was thwarted, saving untold number of lives. All passengers and crew on board Flight 93 were awarded a Congressional Gold Medal on September 11, 2014. The Flight 93 National Memorial is located in Stonycreek Township in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, roughly two miles north of Shanksville. The memorial was opened to family members of the victims on September 10, 2015, and is now open to the public seven days a week, 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset, though visitors are urged to contact the Memorial in advance due to potential restrictions or closures related to

North and South Towers once stood. The pools feature the two largest man-made waterfalls in North America. Around the edges of the pools, the names of people who were killed in the 9/11 attacks in New York, the Pentagon, on Flight 93, and in the 1993 bombing at the World Trade Center are etched in bronze. In recognition of the crash sites, 400 swamp white oak trees were selected from nurseries located in New York, Pennsylvania and near Washington, D.C. These trees are located throughout the Memorial Plaza, providing a peaceful respite separate from the surrounding city. The Memorial Plaza also includes one Callery pear tree. That tree was discovered at Ground Zero weeks after the attacks and it was severely damaged. The tree, now known as the Survivor Tree, was nursed back to health by members of the New York City Parks and Recreation Department and returned to the World Trade Center site in 2010, where it stands as a symbol of resilience and perseverance. The 9/11 Memorial is free and open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More information can be found at


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Although 20 years have passed, we remember the events of September 11, 2001 as if they happened yesterday. On this day of mourning and remembrance, we pause to pay tribute to the police, firefighters and first responders who made the ultimate sacrifice to save others and to all of the September 11th victims whose lives were cut short. Their memories live on in our hearts and our history, and we wish their loved ones comfort and peace at this difficult time and always.


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