Found 3 blog entries tagged as 9/11.

The following account is written by Rick Herter, Internationally Recognized Historical Aviation Artist,  back seat qualified participant of Operation Noble Eagle, and resident of Palm Beach.  Herter actually flew over "Ground Zero" during Operation Noble Eagle (see photo below).  Photography is by Herter, as is painting.  The following account is as it was recounted to him by the first pilots to scramble. Eternal gratitude to all the heroes who protect America and all who reside here.   At Otis Air National Guard Base on Cape Cod, the morning of September 11, 2001, was sunny with blue skies and unlimited visibility. For pilots, maintenance personnel, and the Fighter Jets of the 102nd Fighter Wing on Cape Cod it was business as…

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Today we remember the lives of the many individuals who perished on 9/11 and salute the fallen heroes who fearlessly acted and served on that tragic day. To the victims, families of the fallen and the survivors dealing with the loss…we will #neverforget.


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The September 11 attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.

These attacks impacted every American, and will never be forgotten, so on September 11, 2010 a memorial was founded in Palm Beach Gardens by Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

At Fire Station 3 on Northlake Boulevard, a large 12 ton steel beam from the South Tower of the World Trade Center building can be viewed as a memorial art piece.

The memorial is open to the general public and is located at Fire Station 3 at 5089 Northlake Blvd #5075 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.


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