Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Lest we forget: Here’s a collection of videos in commemoration and remembrance of 9/11

USS New York – Rising from the ashes

Over the past 236 years, numerous ships have borne the name USS New York, but none are more significant than this amphibious transport dock. With the bow including seven and a half tons of World Trade Center steel, this ship is a constant reminder that we will always rise up during difficult times, and our fallen will never be forgotten. (Video: Andrew Carlson)

9/11 Memorial and Museum

The National September 11 Memorial is a tribute of remembrance and honor to the 2,977 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993. Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russell Smith visited to pay his respects. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Sarah Villegas)

U.S. Marines and Sailors aboard the USS New York remember 9/11

U.S. Marines and Sailors aboard the USS New York (LPD 21) Remember 9/11 (Lance Cpl. Gary Jayne III)

Task Force Spartan soldier memorializes 9/11 firefighters

Capt. Robert Schapiro, Task Force Javelin liaison and volunteer fire fighter honored 343 firefighters who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001 by climbing 110 stories in full fire fighter kit, Sept. 6, 2019, at the Camp Arifjan gym. (Staff Sgt. Erin Johns)

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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