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2011-06-16 09:03:00

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will mark the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on America with a display of objects on view Sept. 3 to Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., as well as a public program co-hosted with the National Building Museum, a Smithsonian Channel documentary, outreach to teachers through Thinkfinity.org and a special ceremony Sunday, Sept. 11. In 2002, Congress designated the museum as the...

2011-05-27 09:58:00

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Monday the Pentagon Memorial Fund will participate in the 2011 National Memorial Day Parade being held in Washington, D.C. The parade is the Seventh Annual National Memorial Day Parade presented by Boeing. This event is an opportunity for thousands of patriotic Americans to come together to honor those who have sacrificed so much in service to our country. The 2011 National Memorial Day Parade celebrates all who have served in uniform from...

2010-05-05 08:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the United Service Organization: Event: Rolling Thunder/USO 2010 Warrior Games Send-Off When: Wednesday, May 5, 2010//3 p.m. EDT Rolling Thunder veterans and Warrior Games athletes will honor the victims of September 11 with the laying of wreaths at the Pentagon...

2009-12-09 14:44:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wreaths Across America is a non-profit organization that donates 5000+ Christmas wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery each year. This year, Ms. Kathryn Cross, a Gold Star Mother who is leading the Wreaths Across America effort, personally secured enough donated wreaths for all three of the 9/11 memorials including the Pentagon Memorial. The donation was made possible by the Worcester Wreath Company and Wal-Mart Corporation who are donating the...

2009-08-18 12:30:00

The spectacular equestrian odyssey that boasts an international cast demonstrates the true essence of unity and support for world peace WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cavalia, the global sensation that recently returned from two years in Europe and is presently embarking on a North American tour, will open in the Washington area on Friday, September 11, highlighting a weekend of performances that will serve to benefit The Pentagon Memorial Fund. "It is with great pride...

2009-07-03 10:42:00

WASHINGTON, July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives of the three national memorials that pay tribute to those who were lost on 9/11 gathered for a moving tribute to those who perished that day. Representatives of the Flight 93 National Memorial joined representatives of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center (WTC Memorial) and the Pentagon Memorial in an historic ceremony to commemorate the heroism and tragedy of September 11, 2001. The event, a 9/11 Tribute...

2008-09-13 03:00:21

By S Sometimes it's the details that are most important. The architects of the Pentagon Memorial turned to Rob Kelly, a professor of materials science in the engineering school at the University of Virginia, to find the perfect metal to build the memorial commemorating that horrible day. The memorial is adjacent to where American Airlines Flight 77 struck the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, killing 184 people, including 59 passengers. Each person is memorialized with an inscribed...

2008-09-11 15:05:00

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Jerry Mullins of Pentagon Memorial Fund, +1-202-355- 6310 WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first of three planned national September 11, 2001 Memorials was dedicated today by President George W. Bush at the Pentagon this morning. The Pentagon Memorial, which honors the 184 lives lost in the attack on the Pentagon, was dedicated in a ceremony that featured remarks by President Bush, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, former Secretary of...

2008-09-11 12:00:05

U.S. military personnel Thursday lifted blue shrouds from 184 benches honoring those who died when American Airlines Flight 77 rammed the Pentagon in 2001. The memorial on the Pentagon's west wall "is a testament to those who were taken from us and the memories that will live on," U.S. President George Bush said in dedicating the memorial to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States. "On the day when buildings fell, heroes rose," he said. Former Defense Secretary Donald...


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