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Default Air Force Logo Yesterday’s Air Force: 9/11 response
It wasn't long after the terror attacks of 9/11 that the Air Force responded in a big way. On Oct. 7, 2001, Operation Enduring Freedom began. In the initial months, Air Force bombers flew night and day, conducting strikes on Taliban and al-Qaida positions across Afghanistan. U.S. air superiority continued with the help of Air Force joint terminal air controllers as they called in strikes from the ground and fought to oust the oppressive Taliban government, as well as destroy the al-Qaida terrorist network.
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Yesterday’s Air Force: The president’s pilot
During the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the president was hundreds of miles away from the nation’s capital. The pilot and crew of Air Force One made sure the president stayed safe and got where he needed to be to lead the country.
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2016
President Barack Obama holds a worldwide troop talk from Fort Meade, Md., Sept. 11, 2015. The commander in chief spoke to military audiences and addressed some of their most pressing concerns. (Department of Defense photo) President reflects on 9/11 at Worldwide Troop Talk
On the 14th anniversary of 9/11, President Barack Obama, in gratitude for military members who’ve served after the nation’s darkest day, helmed a global, multimedia, Worldwide Troop Talk live from Defense Media Activity studios here.
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2015
Tech. Sgt. Manuel Fajardo is assigned to the 501st Combat Support Wing at Royal Air Force Alconbury, England. Fajardo recalled his experience during the events of 9/11 and how it impacted his decision to join the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton) Remembering that day in September
An expanse of dark blue water rushed beneath the Boeing 767 window. A woman’s voice trembled through the static of the Airfone in her hands.
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2015
Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, render honors as the national anthem plays during a remembrance ceremony at the Pentagon Memorial, Sept. 11, 2015. Family members who lost loved ones attended the ceremony, which honored the memory of those killed in the 9/11 terrorist attack. (Department of Defense photo/Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz) AF honors, remembers 9/11
Airmen around the world participated in 9/11 remembrance ceremonies to honor of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. This photo series highlights some of those ceremonies.
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2015
The "Tribute in Light" memorial is in remembrance of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, in honor of the citizens who lost their lives in the World Trade Center attacks. The memorial was first held in March 2002. This photo was taken from Liberty State Park, N.J., on Sept. 11, 2006, the five year anniversary of 9/11. (U.S. Air Force photo/Denise Gould) Remembering 9/11: Airman reflects on childhood memories of Twin Towers
For Staff Sgt. Jasmine Walker, a 1st Maintenance Group aircraft maintenance scheduler, the memory of the Twin Towers is a bittersweet reminder of her childhood.
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2015
Firefighters from the 507th Civil Engineer Squadron trade the U.S. flag and an axe during the 5th annual fire climb Sept. 7, 2014, at the fire training tower at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. The axe and flag were pieces of several packs carried up and down the tower stairs as members of the CES and the wing climbed the equivalent of 110 stories to commemorate the 343 firefighters, emergency medical technicians and paramedics who lost their lives during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Krystin Trosper) 
Reserve firefighters pay tribute to 9/11 comrades
Firefighters from the 507th Civil Engineer Squadron participated in their 5th Annual Fire climb on Sept. 7 to honor the victims of the 9/11 attacks. Inspired by firefighter cadets in Austin, Texas, members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing climbed the equivalent of 110 stories to commemorate the 343 firefighters, emergency medical technicians and paramedics who lost their lives in the attack on the World Trade Center.
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2014
The new Sept. 11 Memorial is shown shortly after the dedication at the Air Mobility Command Museum at Dover Air Force Base, Del., Sept. 11, 2013. The memorial incorporating two pieces of steel from World Trade Center tower one, a rock from the United Airlines Flight 93 crash site and a block from the damaged portion of the Pentagon, was unveiled at the ceremony. Dover AFB firefighters unveil 9/11 memorial
The Eagle Firefighters' Association unveiled Delaware's first public 9/11 memorial on the 12th anniversary of the attacks at the Air Mobility Command museum at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Sept. 11.
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2013
Master Sgt. Oniqua White-Muldrow recalls her experiences of the Sept. 11 attacks against the World Trade Center in New York,  Sept. 6, 2013, at Langley Air Force Base, Va. Muldrow specifically remembers people covered in ash and blood, crossing the Brooklyn Bridge looking for the nearest hospital. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration/Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton) Memory’s requiem: 12 years after 9/11
She held the Airfone receiver close to her mouth and spoke in a clear, concise manner. “The cockpit’s not answering,” the flight attendant said as her voice wavered slightly. “Somebody’s stabbed in business class, and um, I think there is mace that we can’t breathe. I don’t know, I think we’re getting hijacked.”
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2013
Airmen march into Times Square, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2011, completing their leg of the Security Forces 9/11 Ruck March to Remember. More than 300 security forces members from 23 units participated in the 2,100 mile march. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III) Security forces Airmen complete 9/11 ruck march
After more than two months and 2,100 miles of marching, a flight of security forces Airmen completed the Security Forces 9/11 Ruck March to Remember here Sept. 11. The last leg of their march began at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum and ended at Battery Park, where 2,796 flags covered the area to honor each person who died on 9/11.More than
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