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9/11 Memorial

Chief of Department John Hodgens shares his personal experience from the day and how the FDNY continues to honor its fallen firefighters year after year
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation CEO shares his memories from Sept. 11 and beyond, plus the ongoing support for families impacted by tragedy
As 9/11 becomes a historical event to younger generations, it’s up to us to pass on the lessons learned and keep the memories of those we lost alive
The museum is honoring the anniversary of Sept. 11 with a new exhibit, “Recovery and Reflection, Celebrating the 9/11 Tribute”
The addition of 43 fire and EMS members who died of illnesses related to Sept. 11 attacks nears the number killed in the collapses
We must continue to remember and honor the 343, and encourage new members to study the sacrifices of their brother firefighters
Why technology is the key to avoiding the next 9/11 and MCI preparedness
“Together we helped fulfill our promise to never forget, and we are looking forward to keeping this going for many years to come,” said Capt. Brian Minardo
306 active and retired FDNY members — including firefighters and EMS members — have died of 9/11-related illnesses
Firehouses throughout the city will observe moments of silence, and bells will ring to commemorate the moment tragedy struck 21 years before
Cebollero, Dudley and Ludwig discuss honoring the legacy of 9/11
Even as we move further from 9/11, the need for support is ongoing for those fallen firefighter families and new ones every year
Cintas Corporation employees walk and stair climb to raise awareness of and funds for NFFF
From identifying your “why” to studying climb logistics, there are several factors to consider as you prepare to complete the climb in honor of fallen firefighters
The museum will continue to have an online presence, including an educational toolkit for preserving the memory of Sept. 11, 2001
The “Unmasking Our Heroes” exhibit and video share the stress and community support FDNY EMS personnel experienced in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic
Erika Oelkers, whose husband, FDNY FF Thomas Oelkers, lost his battle with a 9/11-related illness, will serve as the honorary starter for this year’s climb
Leaders say the museum has been pushed to the brink by the coronavirus pandemic, which hammered tourism on the heels of a costly 2017 move
Readers share their photos of the World Trade Center steel in their communities
Frank Siller: The outpouring of support from the foundation’s Never Forget events related to the 20th anniversary 9/11 aided the historic payoff
343 FDNY firefighters, plus one New York Fire patrolman, were killed in the terrorist attacks, along with dozens of other public safety personnel
The section of steel, about 2 feet in length and weighing about 110 pounds, had been held as evidence in New York since 2001, and the department acquired it in 2010
Siller, whose FDNY brother was killed on 9/11, walked from the Pentagon to Ground Zero through six states in six weeks to honor first responders
Joe Biden, plus former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, took part in today’s ceremony at Sept. 11 memorial plaza in New York
Through a series of portraits, Kate Bergen hopes to elevate the stories and recognition of the women who answered the call on that September day
Catholic chaplain Mychal Judge was killed as he prayed with rescuers in the World Trade Center North Tower
Even after FDNY Firefighter Lee Ielpi’s son was recovered from the World Trade Center rubble, he kept searching – and embarked on a mission to educate