20th Anniversary of the September 11th Attacks
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Sept. 8, 2021 | 13:03
Members of the Maine National Guard and Maine Air National Guard reflect on the 20 years since 9/11.

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Governor recognizes New York National Guard's 9/11 response
September 13, 2021
Gov. Kathy Hochul recognizes the New York National Guard for its service responding to the 9/11 terror attacks on the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 in remarks at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.

Maryland National Guard remembers 9/11
September 13, 2021
U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Aarion Franklin, Maryland National Guard, is greeted after returning from deployment to Afghanistan Jan. 28, 2014, at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas. Franklin was among the many MDNG members who responded to the attacks on Sep. 11, 2001.

New York National Guard remembers 9/11 with ceremony
September 10, 2021
The color guard presents the flag during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at New York National Guard headquarters in Latham, New York Sept. 10, 2021. The ceremony took place in front of a backdrop of 2,977 small American flags representing each of the people killed during the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

Hokanson: Names in bronze one of the reasons the National Guard keeps our promise to be Always Ready, Always There
September 10, 2021
Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau, places a flag and pauses to remember U.S. Military Academy classmate Douglas Gurian, among the almost 3,000 names engraved in the 9/11 Memorial. “It was an attack on our nation, and deeply personal to so many of us,” Hokanson said. The National Guard transformed from a strategic reserve to an operational force after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. This image was acquired using a cellular device.

Pennsylvania Guard responded in force on 9/11
September 10, 2021
Left to right, Maj. Gen. William Lynch, Pennsylvania National Guard adjutant general; Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge; and Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Paul Evanko leave a CH-47 Chinook helicopter from the Pennsylvania National Guard's Company G, 104th Aviation Regiment, at the Flight 93 crash site in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, Sept. 11, 2001. (Photo by Terry Way/Commonwealth Media Services)

National Guard members reflect on 9/11 experiences
September 10, 2021
A graphic illustration of the World Trade Center Twin Towers coming out of the Pentagon with a keystone on the bottom. The towers’ gradient from blue to red symbolizes the lives lost on 9/11. As the nation commemorates the tragic day 20 years ago, National Guard members and retirees reflect on their experiences, and how the day’s events changed the course of the Guard.

How 9/11 shaped the future of the Washington National Guard
September 9, 2021
The 9/11 terrorist attacks 20 years ago prompted the Washington National Guard to make changes to face the increased threat at home and abroad.

New York Guardsmen remember 9/11
September 8, 2021
New York Army National Guard Maj. Edward Keyrouze assists at the still smoldering "rubble pile" at Ground Zero following the attack on the World Trade Center towers in New York Sept. 11, 2001. More than 14,000 members of the New York National Guard responded to the attack.

New York State Military Museum marks 9/11 with exhibit
September 7, 2021
A New York Police Department parking enforcement vehicle that was crushed when the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center collapsed in Manhattan on 9/11 is unloaded outside the New York State Military Museum in Saratoga Springs, New York, Aug. 16, 2021. The vehicle, on loan from the New York State Museum, will be part of an exhibit at the museum, run by the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs, on the events of Sept. 11, 2001.

New York Guardsmen responded selflessly to 9/11 attacks
August 31, 2021
A New York Army National Guard Soldier mans a checkpoint at the World Trade Center in New York City Sept. 14, 2001 following the 9/11 attacks that brought down the Trade Center's Twin Towers. New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen played a key role in the state response to the attack. More than 14,000 members of the New York Army and Air National Guard, the New York Naval Militia and the New York Guard were on duty at some points in the months after the attack.