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We Serve. We Remember 9/11.

Never forget!

Today and every day, we remember Sept. 11, 2001 – especially our shipmates who are serving aboard three U.S. Navy ships dedicated and named after the locations where the 9/11 attacks occurred:

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🇺🇸  USS New York (LPD 21), named in honor of the City of New York where the attacks on the World Trade Center occurred, includes 7.5 tons of steel in its stem salvaged from the World Trade Center.

NEW YORK (Sept. 15, 2001) A New York City fireman calls for 10 more rescue workers to make their way into the rubble of the World Trade Center. (U.S. Navy photo by Journalist 1st Class Preston Keres/Released)
NEW YORK (Sept. 15, 2001) A New York City fireman calls for 10 more rescue workers to make their way into the rubble of the World Trade Center. (U.S. Navy photo by Journalist 1st Class Preston Keres/Released)

 

🇺🇸 USS Arlington (LPD 24), named in honor of Arlington County, Virginia, where American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the west wall of the Pentagon, contains a “Tribute Room” that includes a section of I-Beam and remnants from the site.

ARLINGTON, Virginia (Sept. 11, 2001) Medical personnel and volunteers work the first medical triage area set up outside the Pentagon after a hijacked commercial airliner crashed into the southwest corner of the building. (U.S. Navy photo by Journalist 1st Class Mark D. Faram/Released)
ARLINGTON, Virginia (Sept. 11, 2001) Medical personnel and volunteers work the first medical triage area set up outside the Pentagon after a hijacked commercial airliner crashed into the southwest corner of the building. (U.S. Navy photo by Journalist 1st Class Mark D. Faram/Released)

 

🇺🇸 USS Somerset (LPD 25), named in honor Somerset County where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed into a field, contains 22 tons of steel in the ship’s bow from excavators present at the crash site in Pennsylvania.

Aerial view of the impact site and debris field taken in the early stages of the investigation in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in September 2001. The white specks are debris. (U.S. National Park Service photo courtesy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation/Released)
Aerial view of the impact site and debris field taken in the early stages of the investigation in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in September 2001. The white specks are debris. (U.S. National Park Service photo courtesy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation/Released)

 

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