September 11 Remembrance
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates hosted a remembrance event for the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the Pentagon Memorial to… read more
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates hosted a remembrance event for the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the Pentagon Memorial to honor the memory of those killed there in the attack. The event was for the family members of those lost in the terrorist attack and not open to the general public. The ceremony included remarks by Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen and Secretary Gates, and a wreath laying and President Obama.
President Obama in his remarks said, “Let us remember how we came together as one nation, as one people, as Americans, united not only in our grief, but in our resolve to stand with one another, to stand up for the country we all love.” close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Robert "Bob" M. Gates Secretary Department of Defense
- Michael "Mike" G. Mullen Chair Joint Chiefs of Staff
- Barack Obama U.S. President United States
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