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A fire fighter from Arlington County, Fire Department surveys the scene during rescue and recovery efforts following the deadly Sep. 11 terrorist attack in which a hijacked commercial airliner was crashed into the Pentagon. American Airlines FLT 77 was bound for Los Angeles from Washington Dulles with 58 passengers and 6 crew. All aboard the aircraft were killed, along with 125 people in the Pentagon. (U.S. Naval photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Michael W. Pendergrass.)

A fire fighter from Arlington County, Fire Department surveys the scene during rescue and recovery efforts following the deadly Sep. 11 terrorist attack in which a hijacked commercial airliner was crashed into the Pentagon. American Airlines FLT 77 was bound for Los Angeles from Washington Dulles with 58 passengers and 6 crew. All aboard the aircraft were killed, along with 125 people in the Pentagon. (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Michael W. Pendergrass.)

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  • A section of the Pentagon lies in ruins following the deadly Sep. 11 terrorist attack in which a hijacked commercial airliner was crashed into the Pentagon. American Airlines FLT 77 was bound for Los Angeles from Washington Dulles with 58 passengers and 6 crew. All aboard the aircraft were killed, along with 125 people in the Pentagon. (U. S. Naval photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Michael W. Pendergrass) A section of the Pentagon lies in ruins following the deadly Sep. 11 terrorist attack in which a hijacked commercial ... Related Photos

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  • Military Service members render honors as fire and rescue workers unfurl a huge American flag over the side of the Pentagon during rescue and recovery efforts following the Sept 11 terrorist attack. The attack came at approximately 9:40 a.m. as a hijacked commercial airliner, originating from Washington D.C.'s Dulles airport, was flown into the southern side of the building facing Route 27. (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Michael W. Pendergrass) Military Service members render honors as fire and rescue workers unfurl a huge American flag over the side of the ... Related Photos

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  • The garrison flag is hung from the still smoldering Pentagon by service members and firefighters. (DoD photo) The garrison flag is hung from the still smoldering Pentagon by service members and firefighters. (DoD photo) Related Photos

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  • Dr. James Geiling (center), at the time an Army colonel in charge of the Pentagon's DiLorenzo Tricare Health Clinic, talks with local first responders and senior military commanders after the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. Dr. James Geiling (center), at the time an Army colonel in charge of the Pentagon's DiLorenzo Tricare Health Clinic, ... Related Photos

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  • Dr. James Geiling, at the time an Army colonel in charge of the Pentagon's DiLorenzo Tricare Health Clinic, surveys the scene after the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. Dr. James Geiling, at the time an Army colonel in charge of the Pentagon's DiLorenzo Tricare Health Clinic, surveys the ... Related Photos

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  • Dr. James Geiling (back to camera, in the blue vest), at the time an Army colonel in charge of the Pentagon's DiLorenzo Tricare Health Clinic, directs the medical response after the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. Dr. James Geiling (back to camera, in the blue vest), at the time an Army colonel in charge of the Pentagon's DiLorenzo ... Related Photos

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  • COMFORT flight deck personnel also assisted the city and other government agencies that required helicopter landings and layovers.  In fact, New York officials designated the ship as the secure location for emergency landings for VIP personnel.  USNS Comfort flight deck personnel also assisted the city and other government agencies that required helicopter landings ... Related Photos

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  • Dawn S. Marvin, Department Chief of Strategic Communications at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center wrote this coverage of Operation Noble Eagle in Sept 2001 and in 2003 respectively. Dawn S. Marvin, Department Chief of Strategic Communications at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center wrote ... Related Photos

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  • Photo of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial. The Pentagon Memorial was created to remember and honor those family members and friends who are no longer with us because of the events of September 11, 2001 at the Pentagon. (Courtesy photo by Kevin Dwyer) Photo of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial. The Pentagon Memorial was created to remember and honor those family ... Related Photos

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  • Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort steams into New York City Sept. 14, 2001, in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Preston Keres) The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort steams into New York City Sept. 14, 2001, in the wake of the 9/11 ... Related Photos

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