Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Mystery of missing memorial plaque for 9/11 pilot Tom McGuinness is solved

The missing plaque honoring Tom McGuinness, co-pilot of American Flight 11 is safe and will be reattached to its tree this week. It was removed because its chain was damaging the tree. A longer chain will now connect it to the tree.

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U.S. Coast Guard names two cutters after 9/11 heroes Vincent Danz and Jeffrey Palazzo

The U.S. Coast Guard will name two new Fast Response Cutters in honor of two Coast Guard reservists who were killed while responding to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Coast Guard Machinery Technician 1st Class Jeffrey Palazzo was also a firefighter with FDNY Rescue 5; while Port Security Specialist 2nd Class Vincent Danz […]

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Plaque commemorating Tom McGuinness, co-pilot of hijacked 9/11 plane, missing

A plaque that has been attached to a tree in Portsmouth, New Hampshire is missing. It honors First Officer Tom McGuinness, who was working aboard American Airlines Flight 11 on September 11, 2001, the first plane to be hijacked by terrorists that day.

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