Pentagon Memories of 9/11

On a patch of land in Northern Virginia, the morning sun streams through young crape myrtles and casts shadows across a cool gravel surface. Perfect rows of smooth steel and granite benches — 184 in all — line the property with grace and ...

Outlaws and Heroes Come Together for September 11

To commemorate September 11, Nashville’s Silver Dollar Saloon will host a special event for our military and first responders. Nashville’s Silver Dollar Saloon (110 Second Avenue North, Nashville) will host a celebration on Wednesday, ...

9/11 Patriot Day Anniversary: Unity After the Disaster

Eleven years have passed since Sept. 11, 2001. While images from that day are still seared into America’s collective consciousness, enough time has passed for a new generation of adults to emerge &emdash; a generation that grew up in a ...

Veteran Lifeliners reflect on how 9/11 changed military

Story by Sgt. 1st Class Peter Mayes BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – When Staff Sgt. Michael Simon enlisted in the Army in late 1997, he said he was following a long line of family members who had served their country. What he wasn’t counting on, ...

9/11 Attacks Remembered

SAN DIEGO – “I was sitting in math class. We were about to switch to our next period when we heard it. The sound of the engine was so loud it made the windows rattle, not more than a few seconds later I heard a huge explosion. I knew right ...