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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...

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!

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...

 

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.

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
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