Naval War College honors those lost on 9/11

Naval War College in Newport, RI remembered their own who were killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 with a ceremony and a reading of the names of the fallen, report Shaun Towne and Perry Russom of WPRI.

Naval War College students and alumni killed in the attacks –
Capt. Gerald DeConto, a 1998 graduate of NWC
Lt. Cmdr. Robert Elseth, who went through NWC’s Fleet Seminar Program
Capt. Lawrence Getzfred, who graduated in 1990
Angela Houtz had just begun her Fleet Seminar Program course
Lt. Cmdr. Patrick Murphy, who studied at NWC’s Fleet Seminar Program
Lt. Jonas Panik, who was studying at the college’s Fleet Seminar
Retired Capt. Jack Punches, a 1985 graduate
Cmdr. Robert Schlegel, also from the Fleet Seminar Program
Cmdr. Dan Shanower, a Fleet Seminar student
Army Lt. Col. Kip Taylor, a 1998 graduate
Retired Capt. John Yamnicky Sr., a 1967 graduate

“In some ways, 15 years is a long time, and in other ways it’s like yesterday,” said Ray DeConto, Captain DeConto’s brother.

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