September 11th Remembrance

September 11, 2015

Everyone remembers what they were doing when they heard the news on that tragic day in 2001. This year marks the 14 year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, which killed nearly 3,000 people in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington D.C. There are numerous events and remembrances taking place around the country to honor the victims of this day.

The September 11th events affected countless families, rescue and recovery workers, servicemen and women, veterans and citizens. For some, this moment served as the motivation to join the armed forces, and many brave service men and women decided to enlist and serve their country after this event. Consider taking a moment to reflect and remember the anniversary of 9/11. It is a day to be inspired by America’s desire to move forward by honoring the victims of this day in our history.

Below are ways you can share in the remembrance of September 11th events:

Television Coverage – Viewers will be able to watch special coverage of anniversary events on most major television networks. Coverage will include memorial services from Ground Zero and various remembrances in communities around the country. You can watch a live webcast of the 11th Anniversary Ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial website.

United We Serve – This government run website provides ways you can actively serve your community to remember 9/11. Ways to participate include volunteering, posting tributes to victims, reading names of victims, and taking part in a “Moment of Remembrance.” Visit the United We Serve website to find out ways you can participate in your community.

Learn About Memorials – A significant step forward in America’s recovery and remembrance of 9/11 is the re-building of Ground Zero and the establishment of memorial sites to honor the victims. If you’re interested in learning more about how our country is moving forward by re-building, click here to visit the memorial website. You can also donate to the project and connect with volunteer opportunities.