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, ...