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Remembering September 11th - 14th Anniversary
As we reflect on the lives we lost and pay tribute to the families who still live with extraordinary pain, let us resolve to continue embodying the American spirit that no act of terror can ever extinguish.
President Barack Obama, Sept. 10, 2015


The terrorist attacks killed 2,606 people at the World Trade Center, 40 people in Pennsylvania and 184 people at the Pentagon.

News Stories

Secretary Tells Pentagon Workforce 'We Will Never Forget'

The Pentagon community is bound by a solemn mission to defend and carry forward the values of the nation and sometimes make sacrifices, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony. Story

Secretary, Vice Chairman Pay Tribute to Families of Fallen at Pentagon

The family members who return yearly to the Pentagon to mark the anniversary of 9/11 exemplify strength and resilience, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said during a morning remembrance ceremony. Story