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Sailors’ Stories of 9/11 Service:Honor,Courage, Commitment.Quartermaster 2nd Class Matthew Konchan.I was born in Washington,D.C. Sept.11,2001,I was in a classroom at Johnstown,Pa., community college,approx 25 miles from Flight 93 crash site.Because of these events so close to home,made decision to join Navy much easier,giving me opportunity to defend my nation like the 40 passengers & crew on Flight 93 did that day.

Sailors’ Stories of 9/11 Service:Honor,Courage, Commitment.Quartermaster 2nd Class Matthew Konchan.I was born in Washington,D.C. Sept.11,2001,I was in a classroom at Johnstown,Pa., community college,approx 25 miles from Flight 93 crash site.Because of these events so close to home,made decision to join Navy much easier,giving me opportunity to defend my nation like the 40 passengers & crew on Flight 93 did that day.

Sailors and Marines man the rails. by Official U.S. Navy Imagery, via Flickr

Sailors and Marines man the rails. by Official U.S. Navy Imagery, via Flickr

U.S. Army Spc. Tiffany Larriba, team member from Civil Affairs Team 4902, 490th Civil Affairs Battalion, smiles at a child from the village of Karabti San, Djibouti, January 3. Children from the village gathered later that evening for Larriba's "Soldier in the Classroom" program where she taught them basic English. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarad A. Denton

U.S. Army Spc. Tiffany Larriba, team member from Civil Affairs Team 4902, 490th Civil Affairs Battalion, smiles at a child from the village of Karabti San, Djibouti, January 3. Children from the village gathered later that evening for Larriba's "Soldier in the Classroom" program where she taught them basic English. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarad A. Denton

George Bush being told of the 9/11 attacks while reading to elementary school children....

George Bush being told of the 9/11 attacks while reading to elementary school children....

Standing Guard	 Standing Guard  Soldiers standing guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during Hurricane Sandy. Duty, Honor, Country. 		  		 			 	 	     		    Soldiers standing guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during Hurricane Sandy. Duty, Honor, Coun...

Standing Guard Standing Guard Soldiers standing guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during Hurricane Sandy. Duty, Honor, Country. Soldiers standing guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during Hurricane Sandy. Duty, Honor, Coun...

A U.S. Marine Navajo Code Talker, 67 years after fighting in the Pacific Theater of WW II [639 x 960]

A U.S. Marine Navajo Code Talker, 67 years after fighting in the Pacific Theater of WW II [639 x 960]