You've Got Jim Laychak
Article - Sunday, September 11, 2011

Jim Laychak talks about losing his brother on September 11 and what the Pentagon Memorial means to him. Click here for the video.


A child of 9/11 finds family and home in Iowa City
Article - Sunday, September 11, 2011

Kahleb Fallon's first memories aren't of his mother's bright red hair.

They're not of the big grin his mother wore every day or of her biting wit.

That's because Kahleb's mother -- 23-year-old Jamie Lynn Fallon -- was working in the Pentagon as a storekeeper third class on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. She was one of the 184 people who lost their lives after a hijacked Flight 77 crashed into the building.

Kahleb was 7 months old at the time.

Remembering September 11
Article - Sunday, September 11, 2011
One decade after the attacks of September 11, 2001, 10 people pay tribute to loved ones lost and share the unique, enduring ways in which they celebrate their lives.

Real Simple Magazine, September 2011

Photo by Gareth McConnell

“I Go Bowling.”

Hummels Wharf Fire Company Dedicates 9/11 Memorial
Article - Sunday, September 11, 2011

On September 11, 2011, the Hummels Wharf fire Company dedicated its' 9-11 Memorial.  The Dedication ceremony was attended by over 200 people, mostly residents of Monroe Township.  Fire Company President Bruce Bickel told the audience that "We are here today to honor those who died that day and all those who have given their lives since protecting our freedom."  Chief Jeff Buckley welcomed everyone and said that "This Memorial will stand as a testament of our dedication to the residents of Monroe Township and to each other."  Centered between the "Twin Towers" is a metal and glass case displ

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.

Press Release - Saturday, September 10, 2011

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International Spy Museum Supports The Pentagon Memorial Fund 

What: In commemoration of the terrorist attacks of September 11th 2001, the International Spy Museum is donating $5 of every ticket purchased to the Pentagon Memorial Fund from Saturday September 10th through Sunday September 11th. 

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

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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.