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National Memorial Ceremony Recalls Heroism Aboard Flight 93


September 11, 2011

SHANKSVILLE, PA — Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar honored the 40 passengers and crew of United Flight 93 at the Flight 93 National Memorial dedication ceremony in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Joined by United States Vice President Joe Biden, former United States Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, Speaker of the House John Boehner, and Secretary Salazar thanked the Families of Flight 93 and all those involved for their leadership and vision in making the Flight 93 National Memorial a reality as the 389th unit of the National Park System.


  • Secretary Salazar enters the Flight 93 National Memorial with Gordon Felt (left), President of Families of Flight 93. Photo by Tami A. Heilemann - DOI Office of Communications
    Secretary Salazar walks through Flight 93 National Memorial
  • The crowd packs in the area around the Flight 93 National Memorial.  Photo by Tami A. Heilemann - DOI Office of Communications
    The crowd around the Flight 93 National Monument
  • Flowers and a U.S. flag adorn the Flight 93 National Memorial. Photo by Tami A. Heilemann - DOI Office of Communications
    Flowers and a Flag at the Flight 93 National Memorial
  • President Barack Obama greets the crowd at the Flight 93 National Memorial. Photo by Tami A. Heilemann - DOI Office of Communications
    President Obama greets the crowd
  • Former President and Mrs Bush greet Former President Clinton and Secretary Salazar at the Flight 93 National Memorial. Photo by Tami A. Heilemann - DOI Office of Communications
    Former President and Mrs Bush, with Former President Clinton and Secretary Salazar
  • President and Mrs. Obama walk along the Flight 93 National Memorial to lay a wreath.  Photo by Tami A. Heilemann - DOI Office of Communications
    President and Mrs. Obama lay a wreath at the Flight 93 National Memorial
  • Vice President Biden greets people gathered at the Flight 93 National Memorial.  Photo by Tami A. Heilemann - DOI Office of Communications 
    Vice President Biden greets the Crowd
  • Secretary Salazar walks through Flight 93 National Memorial
  • The crowd around the Flight 93 National Monument
  • Flowers and a Flag at the Flight 93 National Memorial
  • President Obama greets the crowd
  • Former President and Mrs Bush, with Former President Clinton and Secretary Salazar
  • President and Mrs. Obama lay a wreath at the Flight 93 National Memorial
  • Vice President Biden greets the Crowd