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Study on Exposure to 9/11 Dust Shows Nerve Damage in Rats

CBS 2 A study on the short-term effects of residual dust from the World Trade Center on rats showed some nerve damage, according to Winthrop-University Hospital researchers. The pilot study showed that exposure to dust from the debris of the terrorist attacks “affected the slowing of the conduction within the nerve,” said Dr. Marc Wilkenfeld, […]

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At sea, USS Arlington remembers September 11

USS Arlington's (LPD 24) color guard bows their heads as the names are read of the 184 victims who perished in the crash at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Arlington held a 9/11 remembrance ceremony held in the Main Vehicle Stowage area while the ship operates in the Virginia Capes Operating Area. (U.S. Navy photo by Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Brian Usler)

By Lt. j.g. Laura Price, USS Arlington Public Affairs Navy Media Content Services ATLANTIC OCEAN – USS Arlington (LPD 24) Sailors and Marines held a remembrance ceremony honoring the 13th anniversary of September 11 while underway off the Atlantic Coast. The morning of September 11, 2001, five hijackers on American Airlines Flight 77 forcibly commandeered […]

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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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