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2014-09-10 16:20:27

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James J. Laychak, President of the Pentagon Memorial Fund, accepted the Congressional Gold Medal on behalf of the Pentagon Memorial today. The Pentagon Memorial, along with the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, PA and the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York received the medal honoring the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks that day. The Pentagon Memorial's medal will ultimately be on display...

2014-05-12 20:20:35

SEATTLE, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South King Fire and Rescue's September 11 Memorial will be complete today when Alaska Air Cargo delivers a 150-pound section of Indiana limestone that was part of the United States Pentagon before it was destroyed in the 2001 terrorist attack. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86807 The fire department was recently awarded the artifact by the Pentagon, which is sharing pieces of the destroyed building to 9/11 memorials throughout the...

2011-09-01 13:00:00

Official Time-Lapse to Commemorate First Year of Construction -- View Time-Lapse Movie at http://www.honorflight93.org/webcam New York, NY (PRWEB) September 01, 2011 EarthCam, the international webcam technology experts, released their official time-lapse movie marking the completion of the first year of construction for the Flight 93 National Memorial. Located in Shanksville, PA, the memorial honors the fallen passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 and will be dedicated on...

2011-08-03 11:16:00

Honor the Heroes of United Flight 93 and September 11 Today at WWW.HONORFLIGHT93.ORG and Double Your Donation WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With fewer than 40 days until the 10-year commemoration of the September 11 attacks, the Flight 93 National Memorial Campaign announced that the National Park Foundation Board of Directors has committed to a two million dollar challenge grant to support the building of the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'