WUSA9 Interview with PMF President on FBI Release of Photos from 9/11
Article - Friday, March 31, 2017

Pentagon Memorial Fund President, Jim Laychak's interview with WUSA9 on the FBI's release of photos from 9/11 at the Pentagon. Jim talks about his personal connection to the Pentagon Memorial and the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center project that plans to house these photos in order to help future generations learn about the events at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001.

Defense Secretary James Mattis Visits Pentagon Memorial
Article - Monday, January 23, 2017

Secretary of Defense James Mattis visited the Pentagon Memorial today, January 23, 2017.  Mr. Jim Laychak, Pentagon Memorial Fund President, provided the tour for the Secretary. 

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Photo credit: DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr



Press Release - Tuesday, November 22, 2016


November, 22, 2016


 As Director of Museum Since 2006, Greenwald Brings Continuity and Deep Ties to New Role

8 things: New 9/11 visitor center proposed for D.C.
Article - Thursday, September 29, 2016

The 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center highlighted in

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Pentagon Memorial Fund Congratulates Jan Walker on her Run Across America
Press Release - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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September 27, 2016                                                                                

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Maryland's Diana Davis Spencer Foundation Gives $2.5million to Planned 9/11 Memorial Visitor Center
Article - Monday, September 12, 2016

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon Memorial Fund has received a $2.5 million donation for its planned Visitor Education Center at the Pentagon Memorial from the Maryland-based Diana Davis Spencer Foundation.

It is the fund’s largest single donation to date.


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Pentagon Memorial Stands as Tribute 15 Years After Terror Attack
Article - Saturday, September 10, 2016

Fifteen years ago, the building housing the U.S. Department of Defense came under attack. American Airlines Flight 77 was hijacked and crashed into the Pentagon, killing all 59 passengers on board the plane and 125 people working in the building.

Today, the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial stands next to where the plane entered the building, honoring those lost on a day that forever changed America.

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15th Annual Arlington Police, Fire and Sheriff 9/11 Memorial 5k
Article - Friday, September 9, 2016

On Saturday, September 10, 2016 the 15th Annual Arlington Police, Fire and Sheriff 9/11 Memorial 5k will take place in Arlignton, VA at 6:00pm.

The Pentagon Memorial Fund will be one of the charities that benefit from the event. 

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9/11 15th Commemoration Events around DC
Article - Friday, September 2, 2016

The following are events taking place around the DC area commemorating 15 years since the events on 9/11


The National of American History will have a special exhibit commemorating 15 years since the 9/11 attacks. One day only - Sunday, September 11, 2016 11:00am-4:00pm

Indian Minister of Defence and U.S. Secretary of Defense Lay Wreath at Pentagon Memorial
Press Release - Monday, August 29, 2016

On August 29, 2016, Indian Minister of Defence Manohar Parrikar, escorted by U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, laid a wreath the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial in honor of the 184 lost at the Pentagon 15 years ago on September 11, 2001.  Pentagon Memorial Fund Chairman, Jim Laychak, was present to provide information about the Memorial. 

Photo from the ceremony is courtesy of the Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter's flickr account.