Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Pentagon survivor shares 9/11 experience, promotes preparedness

Retired Lt. Col. Robert Grunewald Photo - Teodora Mocanu

By Beth Reece Belvoir Eagle The scars are just one of several reminders that take retired Lt. Col. Robert Grunewald back to September 11, 2001. “Whether I meet someone who was there, see a picture that takes me back or receive an email from a 9/11 foundational group, it never goes away. Sure, my memory […]

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From our friends at the Patrolmens’ Benevolent Association

Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association PBA Memorial Wall On September 17, 2014, a new Memorial Wall took its place at the entrance to the PBA’s headquarters in Manhattan. This important tribute to our fallen brothers and sisters is the culmination of a year of effort by the PBA’s board officers and staff, and includes the names of […]

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9/11 survivor recalls the horror

By Carlos E. Medina Ocala Star Banner Valecia Parker was sitting in her cubicle in the Pentagon 13 years ago when she thought an earthquake had hit. That was the last thing she remembers from the day American Airlines Flight 77 was crashed into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Her memories don’t start again […]

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