• Hundreds of Soldiers and civilians placed more than 9,000 flags after participating in a 9/11 memorial walk sponsored by Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Sept. 8.

    In Memoriam - 9,000

    Hundreds of Soldiers and civilians placed more than 9,000 flags after participating in a 9/11 memorial walk sponsored by Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Sept. 8.

  • More than 9,000 small American flags form a backdrop to the newly unveiled "Twin Towers Memorial at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. The flags were placed after being carried at dawn's early light by participants in a 9/11 memorial walk sponsored by Army Sustainment Command, Sept. 8.

    9/11 - Ten Years After

    More than 9,000 small American flags form a backdrop to the newly unveiled "Twin Towers Memorial at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. The flags were placed after being carried at dawn's early light by participants in a 9/11 memorial walk sponsored by Army...

Hundreds of Soldiers and civilians placed more than 9,000 flags after participating in a 9/11 memorial walk sponsored by Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. The Sept. 8 event began at dawn, with marchers clutching bundles of American flags, each representing a life lost in the 9/11 attacks and the ensuing war on terrorism. Later in the day, a "Twin Towers Memorial" was unveiled, with the small flags forming a backdrop of red, white and blue.

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