Two CAFB officers among those who march 100 miles from New Jersey to Ground Zero to commemorate 9/11
Air Force officers Maj. Jonathan Leetch and Capt. Matthew Carpenter had been walking 32 hours, without stopping to sleep in a hotel or eat at a restaurant, when they arrived at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum on Wednesday.
It had been 18 years to the day since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.
Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to “never forget” and rising attention to the terror attacks’ extended toll on responders.
By this date 17 years ago, my job began to bear some vague resemblance to what it had been three days earlier on Sept. 10, 2001.
Standing in the field where the last of the Sept. 11 planes crashed, President Donald Trump praised the “band of brave patriots” who helped bring down the jetliner and saved the lives of countless others in the nation’s capital.
Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in the nation’s biggest city.
While the U.S. contends with the destruction caused by two ferocious hurricanes in three weeks, Americans also are marking the anniversary of one of the nation’s most scarring days.
The White House saw it coming, but still it stung.
In a resounding rebuke, Democrats joined with Republicans Wednesday to hand Barack Obama the first veto override of his presidency, voting overwhelmingly to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts for its alleged backing of the attackers.
“The world is not here — it’s gone,” shouted a drunken man as he passed me about a mile from where the World Trade Center once stood.
Hailing the values and resilience that he says both define and sustains Americans, President Barack Obama on Saturday honored the nearly 3,000 souls that were lost in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, as well as the bravery of survivors and the emergency personnel who responded, and the work of scores of others who have labored since to keep the homeland safe.
Behind the barbed wire, the minivan’s busted windows and crumpled roof hint at its story.
An American flag raised at ground zero on Sept. 11 in a defining moment of patriotic resolve took its place at the site Thursday after disappearing for over a decade.
For a time, it felt like the attack that shattered America had also brought it together.
The Senate passed legislation Tuesday that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia, rejecting the fierce objections of a U.S. ally and setting Congress on a collision course with the Obama administration.
Fifteen years after the attacks that killed her husband, Lorie Van Auken thinks she still hasn’t been told the whole truth about 9/11.
The Obama administration will likely soon release at least part of a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 that may shed light on possible Saudi connections to the attackers.
After years as a private commemoration, the anniversary of Sept. 11 at ground zero now also has become an occasion for public reflection on the site of the terror attacks.
Two federal programs that promised billions of dollars in compensation and medical care to sick 9/11 responders and survivors are set to expire next year.
Main Street Columbus will host its 11th annual Salute to Lowndes County’s Finest in honor of the county’s first responders on Friday.
On Friday, Sept.11 a special In Honor and Remembrance ceremony will take place in Columbus.