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.
Nimitz Carrier Strike Group - Sailors "Man the rails" on board the Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as the ship gets underway. More than 5,000 Sailors from the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group departed San Diego Jan. 24 on a surge deployment in support of U.S. military operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (AW) Christopher D. Blachly. 2008
Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads, Norfolk fly the American flag half-mast in show their support at Camp Allen in rememberance of the Sailor and Marines killed during a shooting in Chattanooga, Tenn. on July 16, 2015