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Overboard USS New York Sailor Rescued after Five Hours in Atlantic

USS New York (LPD 21) transits in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility in October 2012. US Navy Photo

By Sam LaGrone USNI News A sailor who fell off amphibious warship USS New York (LPD-21) on September 11 was recovered safely after a five-hour search off the coast of South Carolina, U.S. Fleet Forces Command told USNI News on late Friday afternoon. A MH-60R from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron “Grandmasters” (HSM-46) assigned to the guided […]

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9/11 family members honor loved ones in song and in charity

Francesca Picerno, 22, wrote a song for dad Matthew, who was a Cantor Fitzgerald bond broker. Photo: Robert Miller

By Amber Sutherland, Lia Eustachewich and Sophia Rosenbaum New York Post Hundreds of thousands [sic] of family members of 9/11 victims will trickle into the memorial’s plaza Thursday for the 13th anniversary ceremony of the devastating terrorist attacks. Their ages vary, from now-elderly parents remembering their lost children to teenagers who were just babies when […]

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Hundreds gather at Flight 93 memorial for September 11 ceremony

Family members and friends linger Wednesday evening after carrying in luminaries to the victims' wall at the Flight 93 National Memorial. Larry Roberts/Post-Gazette

By Torsten Ove Pittsburgh Post-Gazette STONYCREEK — The former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives today donated the flag that flew above the U.S. Capitol on September 11, 2001, to the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County. Dennis Hastert, who was speaker on that day, presented the 7-by-14-foot flag — still soiled by […]

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