Last Updated: Sep 9, 2015
September 11, 2001
This is a collection of resources which help us to remember that day.
Join your neighbors, County officials and first responders at a wreath-laying ceremony and moment of silence on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015.
- Arlington Virginia Police Fight Terrorism Logo
The story of the logo which eventually became available as a Virginia license plate.
- Arlington In the Aftermath: September 12, 2001 - Flags
Photos around Arlington County, taken Sept. 12, 2001.
To commemorate the events of September 11, 2001, each year Arlington County encourages all property/home owners/tenants to display an American flag during the week of September 11th.
- USS Arlington
The USS Arlington (LPD-24) is an amphibious assault ship, and along with the USS New York and the USS Somerset, were named to commemorate the September 11, 2001 attacks.
- Arlington County After-Action Report on the Response to the September 11 Terrorist Attack on the Pentagon
This After-Action Report (AAR) describes the activities of Arlington County and the supporting jurisdictions, government agencies, and other organizations in response to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the Pentagon.
- Attack on the Pentagon - SEPT. 11, 2001
The vivid recollections and photographs found here are from the "ARLINGTON FIRE JOURNAL" and RED BOOK blog.
- Lessons Learned from the 9-11 Attack on the Pentagon
Arlington County, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the FBI hosted 850 First Responders from across the nation at a conference in 2003, to Learn from Arlington County’s Experience Responding to 9-11 Attack. Report of conference proceedings.
In the wake of September 11th, children all over the United States send cards and letters to the Arlington Fire Department. Sarah, from the Will Carleton Academy, Hillsdale, Michigan, sent the card above. Archived in the Library's Center for Local History, in RG 133. View selected letters and drawings.