13th Anniversary of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks – Observances and Events


9/11 is a day we honor and remember the thousands of lives lost, the survivors, and those who rose up in service in response to the terrorist attacks on American soil.  It is also a day to pay tribute to the public safety workers and the men and women in our military who serve us and protect us 365 days a year.

United We Stood on 9/11/01…United We Stand today.

On the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, there will be many special events and ceremonies across our great country.  Many cities and local municipalities will hold special events and observances of 9/11.  There are also many opportunities to volunteer on this National Day of Service

Below are links to information on events being held in New York, Washington DC, and Pennsylvania.

Watch a LiveStream Webcast of the observance at 9/11 Memorial plaza

According to the 9/11 Memorial website, “The live webcast of the September 11, 2001 anniversary ceremony begins at 8:39 a.m. The observance of the 12th anniversary is on the 9/11 Memorial plaza. Family members of victims of the 2001 and 1993 attacks have been invited to read names.The first moment of silence is at 8:46 a.m., marking the time Flight 11 struck the North Tower.”

Services at the The National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial

One location to remember the attacks of 9/11 in Washington, DC is the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial.  Special services will be held for the families of the victims of 9/11 at the Memorial on September 11, 2014.

Commemorating the 184 lives lost in the Pentagon and on American Airlines Flight 77 during the terrorist attacks, the Pentagon Memorial is free and open to the public 24 hours a day.

September 11 Observance Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania 

The observance takes place at 9:45 am at Memorial Plaza which is the crash site of Flight 93.  According to the official website there will be, “Remarks by Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Dennis Hastert, who was Speaker on September 11, 2001.”

During the ceremony there will also be the, “First public display of the Congressional Gold Medal honoring the passengers and crew of Flight 93. On display September 11-14 at the Memorial Plaza.”



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