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Pentagon Memorial - September 11, 2014 Special Hours of Operation
Press Release - Monday, September 8, 2014

NOTICE: ** The Pentagon Memorial will be CLOSED to the public on Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 6:00AM-11:00AM for a private event.  The Memorial will resume normal hours of operation and will be open to the public after that time.**

AP Article - Pentagon Memorial Fund President, Jim Laychak, Speaks at 9/11 Museum Dedication Ceremony in New York City
Press Release - Friday, May 16, 2014

President of the Pentagon Memorial Fund, Jim Laychak, is quoted in an Associated Press article which includes statements from 9/11 family members made at the dedication ceremony of the National September 11th Museum on Thursday, May 15, 2014:

George Mason Press Release - Pentagon Memorial Fund President, Jim Laychak, Speaks at 9/11 Museum Dedication Ceremony in New York City
Press Release - Friday, May 16, 2014

Pentagon Memorial Fund President, Jim Laychak, speaks at the dedication ceremony for the 9/11 Museum in New York City on Thursday, May 15, 2014 and is featured in a George Mason University press release.

To read the full article, go to: http://newsdesk.gmu.edu/2014/05/mason-alumnus-speaker-sept-11-memorial-m...

To view Jim Laychak's speaking segment of the dedication ceremony:

Pentagon Memorial Fund President, Jim Laychak, Speaks at 9/11 Museum Dedication Ceremony in New York City
Press Release - Friday, May 16, 2014

Pentagon Memorial Fund President, Jim Laychak, speaks at 9/11 Museum Dedication Ceremony on Thursday, May 15, 2014.

To watch the re-broadcast of the entire ceremony, please go to:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AdaHtmEvvY&list=UUya-f1udKZaKQrGagXD9b6...

 

To read the press release by the National September 11 Memorial and Museum Memo Blog -

Obama, 9/11 Families, Rescuers and Survivors Dedicate Museum

Avramopoulos Visits Pentagon Memorial with Secretary Hagel
Article - Friday, August 2, 2013

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel met with his Greek counterpart, Dimitris Avramopoulos,  at the Pentagon and visited the Pentagon Memorial. See link to article below:

http://usa.greekreporter.com/2013/07/31/avramopoulos-meets-hagel-at-pent...

 

 

Dimitris Avramopoulos
"Mantua 9/11 memorial adds fragment from Pentagon"
Article - Monday, July 29, 2013

The Mantua, NJ 9/11 memorial has added limestone from the Pentagon.

http://www.nj.com/gloucester-county/index.ssf/2013/07/mantua_911_memoria...

The USS Arlington Arrives in Port!
Article - Thursday, March 28, 2013

"Video: USS Arlington Arrives at Naval Station Norfolk" via patch.com

The Arlington is one of three vessels to be named in honor of the victims and first responders on 9/11.

The USS Arlington, one of three Navy vessels to be named in honor of the victims and first responders on 9/11, recently arrived at its new home port of Naval Station Norfolk. It will be formally commissioned on April 6.

Newly Appointed Secretary Hagel Makes Unscheduled Visit To Pentagon Memorial
Article - Wednesday, February 27, 2013

To read the full article by Kevin Baron: http://e-ring.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2013/02/27/hagel_makes_unscheduled...

 

"Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made an unscheduled visit to the Pentagon Memorial for the 9/11 attack, on Wednesday, shortly after being sworn in on the job, where said he reflected on that "jarring gong" still reverberating around the world."

 

President Karzai Visits Pentagon Memorial
Press Release - Thursday, January 10, 2013

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta tours the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial with Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai and James J. Laychak, president, Pentagon Memorial Fund, Jan. 10, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

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