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Secretary of the Navy awards Purple Heart to Chattanooga Sailor and Marines

From the Office of the US Navy Chief of Information on December 16, 2015 WASHINGTON (NNS) — Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today that the Department of the Navy will award the Purple Heart to the four Marines and one Sailor killed and the Marine injured during the July 16 attack in Chattanooga, […]

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Tragic bond: Flight 93 families pay tribute to Paris terrorism victims

Families of a number of victims of the terrorist attack on United Flight 93 flew to Paris to honor the victims of the recent terrorist attack in Paris, wrote Casey Sherman of FoxNews.com on December 7, 2015. “I felt that we as Americans needed to stand up for the people of France and honor those who lost their […]

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A 9/11 widow’s advice to the most recent victims of terrorism and violence

Alissa Torres was seven-and-a-half-months pregnant on September 11, 2001, when she lost her husband, Luis Eduardo Torres, 31, in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. She offers advice to the victims of more recent terror attacks in Salon magazine on Sunday, December 6, 2015.

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