Two decades after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the debate surrounding the overclassification of documents is at the forefront following the White House’s executive order to declassify confidential documents related to the attacks.
The 72 law enforcement officers who were among the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks are being honored at a new, 2,000-square-foot exhibit at the National Law Enforcement Museum.
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.
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.
The National Volunteer Fire Council launched their “Make Me a Firefighter Campaign” in Washington Tuesday with the hopes of recruiting more volunteer firefighters in Maryland and across the rest of the country.
As part of the Star Spangled Spectacular Celebration at Fort McHenry, the National Park Service sponsored a special commemoration event to recall those who died in the War of 1812 and on 9/11.
Thousands of motorcycle riders from across the country roared around Washington, D.C., to remember the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.