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The New Normal
Article - Saturday, September 10, 2011
She knew what it meant to rely on somebody, to follow a man and his job from city to city until the places blurred together and home came to mean wherever she was with him.

It was a Monday morning 10 years later, and they had regained control.

Puppies On Patrol: Safeguarding America
Article - Friday, September 9, 2011

A look at the TSA puppy program created after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to help with terror security.

Born on 9·11 ‘We celebrate it as a sign of new hope.’
Article - Friday, September 9, 2011

By: Margaret Webb Pressler

Juliana heard about it from her brother. Marina found out during a class discussion in second grade. Arkilah saw it on TV.

Pentagon Memorial Families Express Gratitude and Appreciation for Washington Redskins Support and Generosity
Press Release - Friday, September 9, 2011

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                               

September 9, 2011                                       For Information, Jerry Mullins 703.299.2605

Press Statement                     Press Statement                     Press Statement

Pentagon Memorial Families Express Gratitude and Appreciation for Washington Redskins Support and Generosity

Alumnus Keeps Memories Alive at Pentagon Memorial
Article - Wednesday, September 7, 2011

By Robin Herron

Ten years later, the events of Sept. 11, 2001, continue to affect the life of Jim Laychak, BS Accounting ’83 and BS Decision Sciences ’83.

Laychak’s brother, David, a civilian working for the Army at the Pentagon, died when American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon.

A Memorial Comes of Age
Article - Friday, August 26, 2011

Washington Post

By Manuel Roig-Franzia

Nearly 10 years on, airplanes still appear in the distance, vaguely at first, then clearer, then louder, then cringingly closer, wailing past the Pentagon.

Truckers still grind gears on Route 27, commuters still honk and rev and skid to rubber-burning stops in the clotted traffic.

Washington National Cathedral Invites All Americans to Join in Commemorating Tenth Anniversary of 9/11
Press Release - Monday, August 22, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 22, 2011

CONTACT: Ari Geller or Meredith MacKenzie, Rabinowitz-Dorf Communications:
(202) 265-3000 (o), ari@rabinowitz-dorf.com (202) 689-4985 (c)
or meredith@rabinowitz-dorf.com (202) 427-2007 (c)

Washington National Cathedral Invites All Americans to
Join in Commemorating Tenth Anniversary of 9/11

Material Landscapes / Liane Hancock
Article - Friday, August 12, 2011

By Sofia Balters

Material Landscapes is an exhibition that recently opened at the Sheldon Art Gallery in St. Louis, Missouri. The show is curated by Liane Hancock, Assistant Professor at Louisiana Tech University.  It features materiality in contemporary landscape architecture through projects by a group of national and international landscape architects.

Life of Ohio Boy Born on 9/11 Shows New Normal
Article - Thursday, August 11, 2011

Memorial Mission After Brother's Loss
Article - Thursday, August 11, 2011

On a recent summer evening, Jim Laychak crouched down and plunged his hand into the small pool beneath a bench at the Pentagon Memorial to clear away tiny stones that had fallen into the water.

"There's his name," Laychak said as he rose, pointing to the words "David W. Laychak" engraved on the bench dedicated to his brother.

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