9/11: Maryland fire department marks horrific day and long effort to memorialize it

The Kensington Volunteer Fire Department’s memorial honors the lives lost and the firefighters dispatched to the Pentagon in 2001. The scrap of metal collected from Ground Zero “captures the scarred twisting fire hell of the inferno of that day,” according to Steven R. Semler, former KVFD president.

Maryland leaders pay tribute on Sept. 11 anniversary

On a somber, overcast Tuesday, bagpipes performed “Amazing Grace” as Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Comptroller Peter Franchot and other state leaders paid tribute on the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks at a wreath-laying ceremony in Annapolis.

Military Remembers 9/11 at Fort Meade, Md.

Members of the armed services joined with civilians before the dawn on Friday, Sept. 9 on the grounds of Fort Meade, Md. to remember the 9/11 attacks.