Freedom Walk 2008: After the Walk

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Nearly 10,000 people are estimated to have taken part in the 4th Annual America Supports You Freedom Walk to reflect on the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001. The walk started at the entrance of Arlington National Cemetery and ended at the Pentagon where the Grammy Award Winning Oak Ridge Boys performed a musical tribute to the participants.
  Defense Dept. photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael Carden
  • Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, congratulates an estimated 10,000 participants for completing the 4th Annual National America Supports You Freedom Walk Sept. 7, 2008, at the Pentagon. 
 Defense Dept. photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden
  • After completing the 4th Annual National America Supports You Freedom Walk, Sept. 7, 2008, participants listened to the Grammy Award Winning Oak Ridge Boys perform a musical tribute in the Pentagon parking lot.  Defense Dept. photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden
  • The Grammy Award Winning Oak Ridge Boys performed a musical tribute for nearly 10,000 people Sept. 7, 2008, at the Pentagon following the 2008 National America Supports You Freedom Walk. Defense Dept. photo by Amry Staff Sgt. Michael Carden
  • Nearly 10,000 people are estimated to have taken part in the 4th Annual America Supports You Freedom Walk to reflect on the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001. The walk started at the entrance of Arlington National Cemetery and ended at the Pentagon where the Grammy Award Winning Oak Ridge Boys performed a musical tribute to the participants.

 Defense Dept. photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden
  • Becky Mizener (far right) of Packed with Pride, a supporter of America Supports You, hands out pamphlets to participants of the 4th Annual National America Supports You Freedom Walk Sept. 7, 2008, at the Pentagon after completing the walk. Nearly 10,000 people are estimated to have taken part in the walk to reflect on the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001. Defense Dept. photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden
  • A participant of the 4th Annual National America Supports You Freedom Walk picks up a pamphlet from the Military Officers of America Scholarship Foundation, Sept. 7, 2008, at the Pentagon after completing the walk.  Defense Dept. photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden
  • Advocates of the American Red Cross, a supporter of America Supports You, passed out mini-first aid kits and pamphlets to participants of the 4th Annual National America Supports You Freedom Walk, Sept. 7, 2008, at the Pentagon after completing the walk.  Defense Dept. photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden
  • A participant of the 4th Annual National America Supports You Freedom Walk picks up a pamphlet from the American Red Cross, a supporter of America Supports You, Sept. 7, 2008, at the Pentagon.  Defense Dept. photo by Army Staff Sgt. Michael Carden