Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Victims remembered on 15th anniversary of Flight 587 crash in Belle Harbor, Queens

The 265 victims of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 were remembered at a commemoration at the Belle Harbor crash site on Saturday, November 12, reports ABC News. The plane crashed on November 12, 2001, with the loss of everyone on board and several people on the ground. Many of the firefighters and police officers who […]

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For 9/11 FDNY responder Joseph Duggan Jr., Ground Zero just the beginning

FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph Duggan, Jr., 49, who worked the recovery efforts at the World Trade Center, played the bagpipes at countless funerals and served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Reserves, rebuilding the Baghdad fire department, will be one of the Grand Marshals at this year’s Veterans Day parade, reports Rich Schapiro in the New York […]

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Volunteers wanted for PTSD study of treatment some call a miracle

The Pentagon is funding a new study with servicemembers with PTSD to determine whether a new treatment is as effective as it so far seems to be. A treatment called stellate ganglion block — a simple injection of local anesthetic near a nerve center in the neck — has helped some patients achieve lasting results, reports Jennifer […]

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