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Release No: 843-05
August 15, 2005

Statement on Freedom Walk

It is unfortunate that the Washington Post has made this decision not to support the Freedom Walk, but we welcome their donation to the Pentagon Memorial Fund. This is a commemorative event to honor the memory of the victims who died in the attack on the Pentagon and to highlight the yet to be constructed Pentagon Memorial.


Everyone in America will pay tribute and commemorate this important day in different ways. This event is an opportunity to remember the victims and their families, to reflect on the sacrifices made by our troops and to recommit to the work still ahead.


Regardless of how one chooses to observe this anniversary we should never forget the sacrifices both past and present -- made by those in defense of our freedom.

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