Virginia governor issues proclamation recognizing day of remembrance, patriotism and prayer.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Gov. Bob McDonnell issued the following proclamation, recognizing Sept. 11, 2012 as a Day of Remembrance, Patriotism and Prayer in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The governor also invited all to witness a one-minute, statewide Moment of Silence starting at 9:39 a.m., when American Airlines Flight 77 impacted with the Pentagon in Arlington County. 9/11 Day Of Remembrance, Patriotism And Prayer WHEREAS, the events of September 11, 2001 have profoundly affected-and continue to affect-all aspects of our society, and the lives of Virginians, Americans and people across the world were changed forever following the destruction of the World Trade Center complex in New York City, the attack against the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and the …
Arlington County Firefighters Remember 9/11
Patch recently sat down with five Arlington County firefighters - four of them responded to the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. They spent several hours sharing their personal memories of that devastating day. Click the following links to watch extended videos from each of these interviews.
Local residents and officials recall their experience and the decade since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
This month marks the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that killed thousands at the Pentagon, the World Trade Center in Manhattan and in a field in Shanksville, Penn. Patch spoke with police and fire officials about their experience that day, but we're very interested in your photos and comments, too! Tell us where you were Sept. 11, 2001 and what your thoughts are now that 10 years have passed. You can upload your own photo through the green 'manage your photos & videos' link above.