Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Firefighters denied entry to anniversary ceremony

While politicians were able to come to sacred ground on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks, those who tried to save lives there were denied entry, report Kirstan Conley and Bruce Golding in the New York Post. The ceremony organizers bar rescue and recovery workers and survivors from attending. Organizers of the event didn’t return a request for comment.

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US veterans who enlisted after 9/11 reflect on the past 15 years

A PRI article by Christopher Woolf interviews veterans who enlisted in the military after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Click here to hear why they joined, how they served, and their reflections.

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School named for 9/11 victim Bryan Jack reflects on 15th anniversary

Dr. Bryan C. Jack Elementary School in Tyler, Texas is named for a man who was a passenger aboard American Airlines Flight 77, the plane that terrorists flew into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Bryan Jack spent 20 years working for the Department of Defense. Alex Osiadacz of KLTV reports.

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