Freedom Walk 2008: The Walk Begins

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • The 4th annual America Supports You Freedom Walk kicks off at the Women in the Military Service for America Memorial in Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 2008. The walk is a national tradition that calls on people to reflect on the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, remember those who responded, honor our veterans past and present and renew our commitment to freedom and the values of our country. Defense Dept. photo by Leslie Benito
  • A participant in the 4th annual America Supports You Freedom Walk in Washington D.C., carries an American flag as the walkers head for the Pentagon, Sept. 7, 2008. The walk is a national tradition that calls on people to reflect on the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, remember those who responded, honor our veterans past and present and renew our commitment to freedom and the values of our country. Defense Dept. photo by Leslie Benito
  • Participants in the 4th annual America Supports You Freedom Walk approach the Pentagon, Sept. 7, 2008. The walk is a national tradition that calls on people to reflect on the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, remember those who responded, honor our veterans past and present and renew our commitment to freedom and the values of our country. Defense Dept. photo by Leslie Benito
  • Flag bearers carry Old Glory during the 2008 national America Supports You Freedom Walk, Sept. 7, 2008. The walk is a tradition that calls on people to reflect on the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, remember those who responded, honor our veterans past and present and renew our commitment to freedom and the values of our country.  Defense Dept. photo by Leslie Benito
  • Participants in the 2008 national America Supports You Freedom Walk arrive at the Pentagon, Sept. 7, 2008. The walk is a national tradition that calls on people to reflect on the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, remember those who responded, honor our veterans past and present and renew our commitment to freedom and the values of our country. Defense Dept. photo by Leslie Benito
  • Country music stars the Oak Ridge Boys sing the national anthem at the start of a concert following the 2008 national America Supports You Freedom Walk at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 2008. Defense Dept. photo by Leslie Benito