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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.**

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:

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:

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
"Mantua 9/11 memorial adds fragment from Pentagon"
Article - Monday, July 29, 2013

The Mantua, NJ 9/11 memorial has added limestone from the Pentagon.

http://www.nj.com/gloucester-county/index.ssf/2013/07/mantua_911_memoria...

The USS Arlington Arrives in Port!
Article - Thursday, March 28, 2013

"Video: USS Arlington Arrives at Naval Station Norfolk" via patch.com

The Arlington is one of three vessels to be named in honor of the victims and first responders on 9/11.

The USS Arlington, one of three Navy vessels to be named in honor of the victims and first responders on 9/11, recently arrived at its new home port of Naval Station Norfolk. It will be formally commissioned on April 6.

Newly Appointed Secretary Hagel Makes Unscheduled Visit To Pentagon Memorial
Article - Wednesday, February 27, 2013

To read the full article by Kevin Baron: http://e-ring.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2013/02/27/hagel_makes_unscheduled...

 

"Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made an unscheduled visit to the Pentagon Memorial for the 9/11 attack, on Wednesday, shortly after being sworn in on the job, where said he reflected on that "jarring gong" still reverberating around the world."

 

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