Arlington Remembers September 11
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Arlington County: Stronger Since Sept. 11
On Sept. 11, 2001, everything changed for our nation – and for Arlington. Our County’s coordinated response to the terrorist attack on the Pentagon was recognized as a “model for the nation.” Since 2001, we have enhanced our public safety response capabilities. Today, we are stronger, and better prepared for any event, than ever.
To commemorate the events of Sept. 11, in 2016
Arlington’s Day of Remembrance and Appreciation
Recorded on October 8 2001, Arlington’s Day of Remembrance and Appreciation paid tribute to the victims of the terrorist attack on the Pentagon that occured a month earlier. Arlington’s police officers and firefighters were among the first responders and Arlingtonians from all walks of life assisted in the recovery effort. This event was a tribute to their heroism.