nearvideo the Pentagon holds Sept 11th observance ceremony
President Trump and members of his administration honored the victims of 9/11 early Wednesday on the 18th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack in U.S. history.
Prior to the ceremony in Washington, DC, the President, a celebration tweeted picture of himself and the first lady, Melania Trump with a view to the field in Shanksville, Pa. where flight 93 crashed, killing all 40 passengers and crew members.
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“We will never forget” the image.
The first lady assigned to write a similar picture on her Twitter: “We will #NeverForget #September11.”
Vice-President Mike Pence tweeted a picture of the Freedom Tower in New York City, with the bright pillars of light fill the empty space where the Twin Towers once stood.
“Today, our nation has to remember to have breaks and to honor those who fell on 9/11. Your memory will always be tweeted to forget in the heart of every American, and we are never going to be the heroism and the courage shown on that fateful day,” Pence.
White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham tweeted: “Today we pause to remember the almost 3000 dead on September 11. September 2001. We honor the extraordinary courage of the rescue workers, military service members, and every day Americans who answered the call. You never wavered and we will never forget.”
The news from the White house came ahead of a series of events to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Trump and the first lady will.in a moment of silence from the White house, and participate in a ceremony at the Pentagon
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The Vice President will attend a ceremony at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa. The memorial, which opened last year, is called “The tower of voices,” and stands 93 meters high. The tower holds 40 wind chimes to honor the 40 victims of flight 93.