Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Why an NYPD Officer who responded on 9/11 got tattoos made of his loved ones’ DNA

NYPD Officer Johnny Walker was off-duty on the morning of September 11, 2001 and spent three days straight on the bucket brigade, then worked more than 400 hours on the pile in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks. He told Jack Crosbie of Men’s Health his story. Walker was diagnosed with 9/11-related colon cancer in 2015, which […]

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Remains of 9/11 World Trade Center victim Scott Michael Johnson identified

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has identified the remains of one of those killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, reports CBS New York. Scott Michael Johnson, who worked for Keefe, Bruyette & Woods investment banking company in Tower 2, has been identified due to improvements in DNA testing. The securities analyst was […]

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New Bayonne police officer following in 9/11 hero dad, PAPD PO John “Jay” Lennon’s, footsteps

Christopher Lennon, 27, son of John “Jay” Lennon, a Port Authority Police Officer killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, has joined the Bayonne Police Department. He was only 10 when he lost his father, reports Corey W. McDonald in The Jersey Journal. Officers with the Bayonne PD arranged for his shield number to […]

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