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USS New York Adoption by 9/11 Families’ Association

Lee Ielpi presenting a piece of WTC steel

On May 28, 2011 in a ceremony on board the USS New York, the September 11th Families’ Association adopted the ship to support the education, morale and welfare of the crew. The Association has been involved with USS New York since she was christened in March 2008. During the commissioning in New York City in […]

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Memories and Meaning: Objects Speak

Contributors who donated objects to the new Tribute exhibit showcasing 9/11 related momentos.

In February 2011, the Tribute Center opened a new exhibit, Memories and Meaning Objects Speak, which reflects the impact that the attacks of September 11th have had on a variety of people over the last ten years. The curatorial staff at the Tribute Center interviewed hundreds of people who had saved very personal mementoes from […]

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USS New York Care Packages

In honor of Nation Day of Remembrance and Service, volunteers packed care packages to the crew of the USS New York to the joy and surprise of crew members.

On September 9th and 10th, in honor of September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance, 150 volunteers from companies affected by the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 came together to create care packages for the crew of the USS New York. Volunteers included special guests New York Mets: Josh Thole, Dillon Gee, and […]

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