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NBC Washington - Plans for Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center Revealed
Article - Friday, September 11, 2015

NBC Washington - Plans for Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center Revealed

"Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports on efforts to build a visitor center at the Pentagon 9/11 memorial. (Published Friday, Sept. 11, 2015)" 

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105.9FM WMAL - 9/11 Visitor Center to Be Built Near Pentagon Memorial
Article - Friday, September 11, 2015

105.9FM WMAL - 9/11 Visitor Center to Be Built Near Pentagon Memorial
"Dave Sweet - WMAL.com

ARLINGTON, VA — (WMAL) Pentagon Memorial Fund (PMF) President Jim Laychack confirmed on Monday the site of the 9/11 Visitor Education Center will be within viewing distance of the Pentagon Memorial. The adjacent property, acquired from the Virginia Department of Transportation, is about a half-mile from a burial marker for five victims of the 9/11 Pentagon attacks."

ABC7 - WJLA Reports on Plans for 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center
Article - Friday, September 11, 2015

A new sign was erected on the future site of the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center (VEC). ABC7 News interviewed Pentagon Memorial Fund President, Jim Laychak, at the site about the plans for the VEC.

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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!

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