Category Archives: 9/11 Community

9/11 Tribute Center Volunteers Assemble Bicycles for Children of Active-Duty Military

NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) Six hundred volunteers will join the 9/11 Tribute Center to assemble 500 bicycles for children of active military in observance of the National 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance. The special event, held in partnership with the USO, will take place on Wednesday, September 16th at 10:00am at the 69th Regiment […]

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Pentagon Survivor Marc Garlasco Speaks to USS Gravely Crew During Remembrance Ceremony

Mass Communication Specialist Seaman L.E. Skelton, USS Gravely Public Affairs ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) — Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) were visited by a special guest during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony hosted by chief petty officer selectees, September 11. Marc Garlasco, 9/11 survivor, spoke to the crew about his experience on September […]

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9/11 Firefighter Gerry Walsh Honored with Westbury Street Renaming

Lauren R. Harrison NY Newsday Gerry Walsh had been retired about two months on the day of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Unprompted, the former FDNY firefighter of 20 years rushed from his Westbury home to the World Trade Center and spent months with his “brothers” from Ladder Company 126 of South Jamaica, Queens, sorting through […]

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