Tuesday, September 11, 2018

September 11th

At some point--I am hopeful it will be sooner, rather than later--I would very much like to visit the Flight 93 National Memorial, near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.  The Memorial, of course, honors the passengers and crew members of United Flight 93, who lost their lives on September 11th.

There were many acts of great courage, of profound heroism, on September 11th--in New York, at the Pentagon, and on Flight 93.  The effort to retake Flight 93--to disrupt the plans of the terrorists who had hijacked the plane--remains one of the most moving stories in our country's history.

Here is the National Park Service's website, for the Flight 93 National Memorial: