Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

How an FDNY fireboat that rescued 9/11 survivors lives on

John D. McKean, a 56-year-old FDNY retired fireboat, will be a museum soon. On September 11, 2001, the John D. McKean brought more than 200 people from New York City to safety in New Jersey. The boat also helped evacuate US Airways Flight 1549 — “Sully’s” plane that landed in the Hudson in 2009. Its new […]

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San Angelo’s September 11 Memorial renovation progressing

Rebuilding plans for San Angelo’s September 11 memorial, which was vandalized earlier this year, are moving forward. The piece of World Trade Center steel was stolen from the memorial and has not been recovered. Another piece of steel has been donated to the memorial, provided that security at the monument is improved, reported Rashda Khan in […]

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New U.S. Coast Guard building dedicated to fallen FDNY Firefighter Jeff Palazzo

The US Coast Guard Station New York dedicated a new building, MK1 Jeff Palazzo Hall, in honor of Firefighter and Coast Guard veteran Jeff Palazzo on October 21, 2016. His family, including his two daughters, Nicole and Samantha, attended the dedication. Nicole was 4 and Samantha only 11 months old when Palazzo was killed in […]

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