Wednesday, September 11 is the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that took the lives of nearly 3,000 men, women, and children. There will be a national  moment of silence on September 11, starting at 8:46 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time), to honor the victims who died as a result of the 2001 attacks. Take a minute to review and share the National Library of Medicine webpage “Health Effects from the Collapse of the World Trade Center”.

 Moment of Silence and Flags Across Arlington
September 11, 2013. Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. A moment of silence will be held at 9:37 a.m. to remember the 184 victims of this tragic event. Arlington County will hang U.S. flags from overpasses and buildings in a display of “Flags Across Arlington.” The cemetery is open and the public is welcome to visit.

 Flight 93 National Memorial – National Park Service   Ground breaking at the Visitors Center Sept 10, 2013

A common field one day.   A field of honor forever

On Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, the U.S. came under attack when four commercial airliners were hijacked and used to strike targets on the ground. Nearly 3,000 people tragically lost their lives. Because of the actions of the 40 passengers and crew aboard one of the planes, Flight 93, the attack on the U.S. Capitol was thwarted