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Name the LPD 26 the USS Michael A. Monsoor

by @ Thursday, April 15th, 2010. Filed under 9/11, Iraq, Monsoor, heroes

The USS New York, USS Somerset, and the USS Arlington are San Antonio Class amphibious transport-dock ships and each was named to honor the heroes and victims of the 9/11 attacks upon our Nation. Yet a Washington Times editorial this morning points out (and strongly takes issue with) the decision by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus [...]

Happy Independence Day

by @ Saturday, July 4th, 2009. Filed under heroes

Happy Independence Day!

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Vandals Destroy Fallen Heroes’ Monument, Son of National Pro-Troop Advocate (for the second time)

by @ Wednesday, April 8th, 2009. Filed under Iraq, Justin Ellsworth, Military Families United, heroes

Vandals destroy memorial to LCpl Justin Ellsworth for 2nd time (before and after photos)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Wednesday, April 8, 2009, Contact: Meghan Tisinger, Meghan@FamiliesUnitedMission.com, (202) 510-5304
Vandals Destroy Fallen Heroes’ Monument, Son of National Pro-Troop Advocate
Mt. Pleasant, MI – April 8, 2009 – Last week, a monument honoring the life and death of Lance Corporal Justin [...]

With 2 dead and 30 wounded, D Company became ‘More Than Brothers’

by @ Friday, March 27th, 2009. Tags: ,
Filed under 1SG Tommy Scott, Afghanistan, CPT Roger Hill, More Than Brothers, heroes

Last August, Captain Roger Hill and First Sergeant Tommy Scott traded their Army careers for the safety and lives of the soldiers they had led into battle. CPT Hill discussed what happened that day and what happens next with Freedom Radio:

Dog Company 1/506th Infantry deployed to Wardak, Afghanistan last spring:

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Victory in Iraq Day

by @ Saturday, November 22nd, 2008. Filed under 9/11, Iraq, Support our troops, heroes

Four years ago, 262 9/11 family members signed our ‘Open letter to the American people’ in continuing support of the mission in Iraq. We reminded the hindsight critics of the invasion that we have seen a threat left unchecked materialize in the deaths of our loved ones:

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Army PFC Hunter Levine needs our help

by @ Tuesday, October 21st, 2008. Filed under Support our troops, heroes

One of our own needs our help!

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9/11 Flight Crew Memorial: ‘First Taken, Last Remembered, Now Honored’

by @ Thursday, July 17th, 2008. Filed under 9/11, heroes, memorial

Nearly seven years after 19 Islamic jihadists took control of four commercial airliners with the intention of raining death and destruction on America, the flight crews who were first to die that day have finally been appropriately honored. The 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial dedication in Grapevine, Texas, host city to Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport, [...]

National 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial dedicated July 4th

by @ Sunday, July 6th, 2008. Filed under 9/11, heroes

On Friday, just outside of Dallas/Ft Worth International Airport, the first national memorial to 9/11 heroes was dedicated. Shirley Hall, who is a Flight Attendant and the Vice President of the 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial Foundation, explained the memorial sculpture’s symbolism during the memorial’s July 4, 2008, dedication ceremony:
As volunteers on this project, we have [...]

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