Freedom Walk 2008: An Overview

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Walkers leave the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetary during the America Supports You Freedom Walk in Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 2008. Thousands of walkers joined in the national walk, which went from Arlington to the crash site at the Pentagon.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adam Stump
  • Thousands of people walk during the America Supports You Freedom Walk in Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 2008. The walk went from the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery to the crash site at the Pentagon. The Freedom 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 U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adam Stump
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England (in hat and sunglasses), leads walkers during the America Supports You Freedom Walk in Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 2008. Thousands of walkers joined in the national walk, which went from the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery to the crash site at the Pentagon.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adam Stump
  • A Young Marine holds the American flag during the America Supports You Freedom Walk in Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 2008. Thousands of walkers joined in the national walk, which went from the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery to the crash site at the Pentagon.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adam Stump
  • Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Marine Gen. James E. Cartwright, front right, and his wife, Sandee, walk during the America Supports You Freedom Walk in Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 2008. Thousands of walkers joined in the national walk, which went from the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery to the crash site at the Pentagon.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adam Stump
  • Thousands of people walk during the America Supports You Freedom Walk in Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 2008. The walk went from the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery to the crash site at the Pentagon. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adam Stump
  • A boy rides on his dad's shoulders during the America Supports You Freedom Walk in Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 2008. Thousands of walkers joined in the national walk, which went from the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery to the crash site at the Pentagon.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adam Stump
  • A bagpiper plays during the America Supports You Freedom Walk in Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 2008. Drum and bugle corps from New York City, Philadelphia and Washington marched in the Freedom Walk.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adam Stump
  • People walk toward the Pentagon during the America Supports You Freedom Walk in Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 2008. Thousands of walkers joined in the national walk, which went from the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery to the crash site at the Pentagon.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adam Stump
  • A father carries his daughter and Big Bird during the end of the America Supports You Freedom Walk in Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 2008. Thousands of walkers joined in the national walk, which went from the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery to the crash site at the Pentagon.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adam Stump
  • Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Marine Gen. James E. Cartwright addresses the crowd following the America Supports You Freedom Walk in Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 2008.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adam Stump