On September 11, 2001, America experienced a series of four coordinated attacks by the Islamic terrorist group known as al-Qaeda. The attacks killed 2,996 people and injured over 6,000 others.
President Trump spoke on September 11, 2018, at Shanksville. Pennsylvania. President Trump stated: ” We’re gathered together on these hallowed grounds to honor the memory of nearly 3,000 souls who were murdered on this day…. We’re here to pay tribute to the 40 passengers and crew members of Flight 93 who rose up, defied the enemy, took control of their destiny, and changed the course of history. Today we mourn their loss. We share their story. And we commemorate their incredible valor………
” We grieve together for every mother and father, sister and brother, son and daughter who was stolen from us at the Twin Towers, the Pentagon, and here in this Pennsylvania field. We honor their sacrifice by pledging to never flinch in the face of evil and do whatever it takes to keep America safe…. ”
R. Van Conoley