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A Place Like No Other: Faculty Member Reflects on Designing the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial
Article - Friday, September 11, 2015

Pentagon Memorial designers Julie Beckman and Keith Kaseman are interviewed around the 14th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. 

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http://tntoday.utk.edu/2015/09/11/place-faculty-member-reflects-designin...

 

 

U.S. Flag Unfurled at Pentagon - Near 9/11 Pentagon Memorial
Article - Friday, September 11, 2015

In observance of the 14th anniversary since the September 11, 2001 attacks, a large U.S. flag was lowered on the side of the building next to the Pentagon Memorial.  The flag was lowered at sunrise and will remain on the building until sunset.

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Czech Republic President Visits 9/11 Pentagon Memorial - March 2, 2015
Article - Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Czech Republic President Milos Zeman visits the Pentagon Memorial on March 2, 2015 during his visit to Washington, DC to lay a wreath in tribute to those lost on September 11, 2001.

http://news.yahoo.com/photos/czech-republic-president-milos-zeman-stops-...

 

Wreaths Across America at the Pentagon Memorial
Article - Monday, December 29, 2014

 On December 12, Wreaths Across America sponsored a wreath hanging at the Pentagon Memorial - 184 wreaths placed along the fence in memory of those who were lost there on 9/11.

Stars and Stripes interviewed family members who attended as well as family member and President of the Pentagon Memorial Fund, Jim Laychak.  Click the link below to read the article.

Wreaths Across America at the Pentagon Memorial
Article - Monday, December 29, 2014

 On December 12, Wreaths Across America sponsored a wreath hanging at the Pentagon Memorial - 184 wreaths placed along the fence in memory of those who were lost there on 9/11.

Stars and Stripes interviewed family members who attended as well as family member and President of the Pentagon Memorial Fund, Jim Laychak.  Click the link below to read the article.

NBC News VIDEO INTERVIEW - President James Laychak - 9/11 Pentagon Visitor Education Center
Article - Saturday, September 13, 2014

Pentagon Memorial Fund President, James Laychak, appeared on NBC News on September 11, 2014 in a segment that highlights the future 9/11 Pentagon Visitor Education Center at the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial.

To view the full segment, click on the link below:

http://www.nbcwashington.com/video/#!/news/local/Education-Center-Planne...

Fox5 News VIDEO INTERVIEW - President James Laychak - Congressional Medal Ceremony
Article - Friday, September 12, 2014

Pentagon Memorial Fund President, James Laychak, appeared on FOX 5 News on September 10, 2014 prior to receiving a Congressional medal that honors the Fallen Heroes of 9/11 on behalf of the Pentagon Memorial Fund.  The medal will ultimately be displayed in the planned 9/11 Pentagon Visitor Education Center.

Click link below for the video interview:

http://www.myfoxdc.com/clip/10568641/pentagon-memorial-to-receive-congre...

 

Navy SEALs Leap Frogs Parachute Team at Nationals Park for "Heroes Day" on September 10, 2014
Article - Friday, September 12, 2014

On September 10, 2014, the Washington Nationals hosted "Heroes Day" as part of their Patriotic Series.  SAIC sponsored the game and the Pentagon Memorial Fund was recognized as the honored organization along with 9/11 families and first responders.  The Navy SEALs Leap Frogs parachuted into Nationals Park (the first time in the Park's history a stunt like this has been performed).  Check out the GoPro video from one of the SEALs below!

Pentagon Memorial Fund Receives Congressional Gold Medal
Article - Tuesday, September 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James J. Laychak, President of the Pentagon Memorial Fund, accepted the Congressional Gold Medal on behalf of the Pentagon Memorial today. The Pentagon Memorial, along with the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, PA and the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York received the medal honoring the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks that day.

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