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President Donald Trump Full Speech: Honors 9/11 Victims At Shanksville Memorial | NBC News


HERE’S THE PRESIDENT.>>HELP ME WELCOME OUR PRESIDENT>>HELP ME WELCOME OUR PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP. DONALD J. TRUMP.>>THANK YOU VERY MUCH.>>THANK YOU VERY MUCH. THANK YOU VERY MUCH, RYAN. THANK YOU VERY MUCH, RYAN. SO BEAUTIFUL. SO BEAUTIFUL. WE’RE GATHERED TOGETHER ON THESE WE’RE GATHERED TOGETHER ON THESE HALLOWED GROUNDS TO HONOR THE HALLOWED GROUNDS TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF NEARLY 3,000 SOULS WHO MEMORY OF NEARLY 3,000 SOULS WHO WERE MURDERED ON THIS DAY 17 WERE MURDERED ON THIS DAY 17 YEARS AGO. YEARS AGO. WE’RE HERE TO PAY SOLEMN TRIBUTE WE’RE HERE TO PAY SOLEMN TRIBUTE TO THE 40 PASSENGERS AND CREW TO THE 40 PASSENGERS AND CREW MEMBERS ON FLIGHT 93 WHO ROSE MEMBERS ON FLIGHT 93 WHO ROSE UP, DEFIED THE ENEMY, TOOK UP, DEFIED THE ENEMY, TOOK CONTROL OF THEIR DESTINY, AND CONTROL OF THEIR DESTINY, AND CHANGED THE COURSE OF HISTORY. CHANGED THE COURSE OF HISTORY. TODAY WE MOURN THEIR LOSS, WE TODAY WE MOURN THEIR LOSS, WE SHARE THEIR STORY, AND WE SHARE THEIR STORY, AND WE COMMEMORATE THEIR INCREDIBLE COMMEMORATE THEIR INCREDIBLE VALOR. VALOR. ON SEPTEMBER 11th, 2001, A BAND ON SEPTEMBER 11th, 2001, A BAND OF BRAVE PATRIOTS TURNED THE OF BRAVE PATRIOTS TURNED THE TIDE ON OUR NATION’S ENEMIES AND TIDE ON OUR NATION’S ENEMIES AND JOINED THE IMMORTAL RANKS OF JOINED THE IMMORTAL RANKS OF AMERICAN HEROES. AMERICAN HEROES. AT THIS MEMORIAL ON THIS SACRED AT THIS MEMORIAL ON THIS SACRED EARTH IN THE FIELD BEYOND THIS EARTH IN THE FIELD BEYOND THIS WALL AND IN THE SKIES ABOVE OUR WALL AND IN THE SKIES ABOVE OUR HEADS WE REMEMBER THE MOMENT HEADS WE REMEMBER THE MOMENT WHEN AMERICA FOUGHT BACK. WHEN AMERICA FOUGHT BACK. MELANIA AND I ARE GRATEFUL TO BE MELANIA AND I ARE GRATEFUL TO BE JOINED FOR TODAY’S CEREMONY BY JOINED FOR TODAY’S CEREMONY BY GOVERNOR TOM WOLF AND GOVERNOR GOVERNOR TOM WOLF AND GOVERNOR MARK SHWIKER. MARK SHWIKER. I ALSO WANT TO THANK THE MEMBERS I ALSO WANT TO THANK THE MEMBERS OF CONGRESS IN ATTENDANCE. OF CONGRESS IN ATTENDANCE. SENATOR BOB CASEY. SENATOR BOB CASEY. CONGRESSMAN LOU BARLETTA. CONGRESSMAN LOU BARLETTA. KEITH ROLFEKUS. KEITH ROLFEKUS. AND ALONG WITH THE PRESIDENT OF AND ALONG WITH THE PRESIDENT OF THE FAMILIES OF FLIGHT 93, THE FAMILIES OF FLIGHT 93, GORDON FELT. GORDON FELT. WE’RE ALSO JOINED BY MEMBERS OF WE’RE ALSO JOINED BY MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ALONG THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ALONG WITH FIREFIGHTERS, FIRST WITH FIREFIGHTERS, FIRST RESPONDERS, AND INCREDIBLE RESPONDERS, AND INCREDIBLE PEOPLE FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT. PEOPLE FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT. THESE ARE TRULY GREAT PEOPLE. THESE ARE TRULY GREAT PEOPLE. [ APPLAUSE ] [ APPLAUSE ] SOME OF YOU HERE TODAY ANSWERED SOME OF YOU HERE TODAY ANSWERED THE CALL AND RACED HERE 17 YEARS THE CALL AND RACED HERE 17 YEARS AGO. AGO. YOU FILL OUR HEARTS WITH PRIDE YOU FILL OUR HEARTS WITH PRIDE AND I WANT TO THANK YOU. AND I WANT TO THANK YOU. ON BEHALF OF OUR COUNTRY, THANK ON BEHALF OF OUR COUNTRY, THANK YOU VERY MUCH. YOU VERY MUCH. [ APPLAUSE ] [ APPLAUSE ] MOST IMPORTANTLY TO THE FAMILY MOST IMPORTANTLY TO THE FAMILY MEMBERS OF FLIGHT 93, TODAY ALL MEMBERS OF FLIGHT 93, TODAY ALL OF AMERICA WRAPS UP AND JOINS OF AMERICA WRAPS UP AND JOINS TOGETHER. TOGETHER. WE CLOSE OUR ARMS TO HELP YOU WE CLOSE OUR ARMS TO HELP YOU SHOULDER YOUR PAIN AND TO CARRY SHOULDER YOUR PAIN AND TO CARRY YOUR GREAT, GREAT SORROW. YOUR GREAT, GREAT SORROW. YOUR TEARS ARE NOT SHED ALONE. YOUR TEARS ARE NOT SHED ALONE. FOR THEY ARE SHARED GRIEF WITH FOR THEY ARE SHARED GRIEF WITH AN ENTIRE NATION. AN ENTIRE NATION. WE GRIEVE TOGETHER FOR EVERY WE GRIEVE TOGETHER FOR EVERY MOTHER AND FATHER, SISTER AND MOTHER AND FATHER, SISTER AND BROTHER, SON AND DAUGHTER WHO BROTHER, SON AND DAUGHTER WHO WAS STOLEN FROM US AT THE TWIN WAS STOLEN FROM US AT THE TWIN TOWERS, THE PENTAGON, AND HERE TOWERS, THE PENTAGON, AND HERE IN THIS PENNSYLVANIA FIELD. IN THIS PENNSYLVANIA FIELD. WE HONOR THEIR SACRIFICE BY WE HONOR THEIR SACRIFICE BY PLEDGING TO NEVER FLINCH IN THE PLEDGING TO NEVER FLINCH IN THE FACE OF EVIL AND TO DO WHATEVER FACE OF EVIL AND TO DO WHATEVER IT TAKES TO KEEP AMERICA SAFE. IT TAKES TO KEEP AMERICA SAFE. [ APPLAUSE ] [ APPLAUSE ] 17 YEARS AGO YOUR LOVED ONES 17 YEARS AGO YOUR LOVED ONES WERE AMONG THE 40 OF FLIGHT 93, WERE AMONG THE 40 OF FLIGHT 93, THE 40 PASSENGERS AND CREW THE 40 PASSENGERS AND CREW MEMBERS ON BOARD THE 8:00 A.M. MEMBERS ON BOARD THE 8:00 A.M. UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT FROM UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT FROM NEWARK TO SAN FRANCISCO. NEWARK TO SAN FRANCISCO. THEY WERE MEN AND WOMEN FROM THEY WERE MEN AND WOMEN FROM EVERY BACKGROUND. EVERY BACKGROUND. THEY WERE YOUNG PEOPLE RETURNING THEY WERE YOUNG PEOPLE RETURNING FROM VISITING FAMILY. FROM VISITING FAMILY. MOMS AND DADS ON BUSINESS TRIPS. MOMS AND DADS ON BUSINESS TRIPS. AND FRIENDS GOING AND COME INGIN AND FRIENDS GOING AND COME INGIN FROM BIRTHDAYS AND WEDDINGS. FROM BIRTHDAYS AND WEDDINGS. THEY BOARDED THE PLANE AS THEY BOARDED THE PLANE AS STRANGERS. STRANGERS. AND THEY ENTERED ETERNITY LINKED AND THEY ENTERED ETERNITY LINKED FOREVER AS TRUE HEROES. FOREVER AS TRUE HEROES. [ APPLAUSE ] [ APPLAUSE ] SOON AFTER TAKEOFF, FLIGHT 93 SOON AFTER TAKEOFF, FLIGHT 93 WAS HIJACKED BY EVIL MEN BENT ON WAS HIJACKED BY EVIL MEN BENT ON TERROR AND CONQUEST. TERROR AND CONQUEST. PASSENGERS AND CREW MEMBERS PASSENGERS AND CREW MEMBERS BEGAN USING THEIR PHONES TO CALL BEGAN USING THEIR PHONES TO CALL HOME. HOME. THEY LEARNED THAT TWO PLANES HAD THEY LEARNED THAT TWO PLANES HAD ALREADY CRASHED INTO THE WORLD ALREADY CRASHED INTO THE WORLD TRADE CENTER IN NEW YORK CITY. TRADE CENTER IN NEW YORK CITY. IMMEDIATELY THOSE ON BOARD IMMEDIATELY THOSE ON BOARD FLIGHT 93 STARTED PLANNING A FLIGHT 93 STARTED PLANNING A RESPONSE. RESPONSE. SANDY BRADSHAW, A FLIGHT ATTEND SANDY BRADSHAW, A FLIGHT ATTEND CALLED HER HUSBAND AND TOLD HIM CALLED HER HUSBAND AND TOLD HIM THEY WERE IN THE BACK OF THE THEY WERE IN THE BACK OF THE PLANE PREPARING HOT WATER TO PLANE PREPARING HOT WATER TO THROW ONTO THE HIJACKERS. THROW ONTO THE HIJACKERS. PASSENGER JEREMY GLICK EXPLAINED PASSENGER JEREMY GLICK EXPLAINED THE PLAN TO HIS WIFE AND SAID THE PLAN TO HIS WIFE AND SAID STAY ON THE LINE, I’LL BE BACK. STAY ON THE LINE, I’LL BE BACK. THE PASSENGERS AND CREW MEMBERS THE PASSENGERS AND CREW MEMBERS CAME TOGETHER, TOOK A VOTE, AND CAME TOGETHER, TOOK A VOTE, AND THEY DECIDED TO ACT. THEY DECIDED TO ACT. AT THAT MOMENT, THEY TOOK THEIR AT THAT MOMENT, THEY TOOK THEIR FATE AND AMERICA’S FATE BACK FATE AND AMERICA’S FATE BACK INTO THEIR OWN HANDS. INTO THEIR OWN HANDS. IN THE LAST 20 MINUTES, MANY IN THE LAST 20 MINUTES, MANY PLACED THEIR FINAL CALLS HOME PLACED THEIR FINAL CALLS HOME WHISPERING THOSE ETERNAL WORDS WHISPERING THOSE ETERNAL WORDS “I LOVE YOU.” “I LOVE YOU.” SOME SAID THE LORD’S PRAYER. SOME SAID THE LORD’S PRAYER. AND THEN THEY BRAVELY CHARGED AND THEN THEY BRAVELY CHARGED THE COCKPIT. THE COCKPIT. THEY ATTACKED THE ENEMY. THEY ATTACKED THE ENEMY. THEY FOUGHT UNTIL THE VERY END. THEY FOUGHT UNTIL THE VERY END. AND THEY STOPPED THE FORCES OF AND THEY STOPPED THE FORCES OF TERROR AND DEFEATED THIS WICKED, TERROR AND DEFEATED THIS WICKED, HORRIBLE, EVIL PLAN. HORRIBLE, EVIL PLAN. FLIGHT 93 CRASHED YARDS FROM FLIGHT 93 CRASHED YARDS FROM WHERE WE STAND JUST 20 MINUTES WHERE WE STAND JUST 20 MINUTES FLYING TIME FROM THE UNITED FLYING TIME FROM THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL. STATES CAPITOL. THROUGH THEIR SACRIFICE, THE 40 THROUGH THEIR SACRIFICE, THE 40 SAVED THE LIVES OF COUNTLESS SAVED THE LIVES OF COUNTLESS AMERICANS AND THEY SAVED OUR AMERICANS AND THEY SAVED OUR CAPITOL FROM A DEVASTATING CAPITOL FROM A DEVASTATING STRIKE. STRIKE. IN THE DAYS AFTER THE ATTACK, IN THE DAYS AFTER THE ATTACK, TENS OF THOUSANDS OF TENS OF THOUSANDS OF FIREFIGHTERS, POLICE OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS, POLICE OFFICERS, AND RECOVERY WORKERS TRAVELED TO AND RECOVERY WORKERS TRAVELED TO NEW YORK AND ARLINGTON TO CRAWL NEW YORK AND ARLINGTON TO CRAWL THROUGH THE RUBBLE AND SEARCH THROUGH THE RUBBLE AND SEARCH FOR SURVIVORS. FOR SURVIVORS. THERE WERE PRAYER VIGILS, THERE WERE PRAYER VIGILS, MEMORIALS, AND CHARITY DRIVES MEMORIALS, AND CHARITY DRIVES ALL ACROSS OUR NATION. ALL ACROSS OUR NATION. HERE IN SHANKS VILVILLE, MANY OF HERE IN SHANKS VILVILLE, MANY OF RAISED UP THE FIRST MEMORIAL. RAISED UP THE FIRST MEMORIAL. A WOODEN CROSS, A CHAIN LINKED A WOODEN CROSS, A CHAIN LINKED FENCE, MEMENTOS AND TRIBUTES FENCE, MEMENTOS AND TRIBUTES POURING IN, AND DOZENS AND POURING IN, AND DOZENS AND DOZENS OF AMERICAN FLAGS. DOZENS OF AMERICAN FLAGS. A PIECE OF AMERICA’S HEART IS A PIECE OF AMERICA’S HEART IS BURIED ON THESE GROUNDS, BUT IN BURIED ON THESE GROUNDS, BUT IN ITS PLACE HAS GROWN A NEW ITS PLACE HAS GROWN A NEW RESOLVE TO LIVE OUR LIVES WITH RESOLVE TO LIVE OUR LIVES WITH THE SAME GRACE AND COURAGE AS THE SAME GRACE AND COURAGE AS THE HEROES OF FLIGHT 93. THE HEROES OF FLIGHT 93. THIS FIELD IS NOW A MONUMENT TO THIS FIELD IS NOW A MONUMENT TO AMERICAN DEFIANCE. AMERICAN DEFIANCE. THIS MEMORIAL IS NOW A MESSAGE THIS MEMORIAL IS NOW A MESSAGE TO THE WORLD. TO THE WORLD. AMERICA WILL NEVER, EVER SUBMIT AMERICA WILL NEVER, EVER SUBMIT TO TYRANNY. TO TYRANNY. [ APPLAUSE ] [ APPLAUSE ] SINCE SEPTEMBER 11th, NEARLY 5.5 SINCE SEPTEMBER 11th, NEARLY 5.5 MILLION YOUNG AMERICANS HAVE MILLION YOUNG AMERICANS HAVE ENLISTED IN THE UNITED STATES ENLISTED IN THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES. ARMED FORCES. NEARLY 7,000 SERVICE MEMBERS NEARLY 7,000 SERVICE MEMBERS HAVE DIED FACING DOWN THE MENACE HAVE DIED FACING DOWN THE MENACE OF RADICAL ISLAMIC TERRORISM. OF RADICAL ISLAMIC TERRORISM. [ APPLAUSE ] [ APPLAUSE ] TODAY WE ALSO THINK OF THE MORE TODAY WE ALSO THINK OF THE MORE THAN 200,000 SERVICE MEMBERS NOW THAN 200,000 SERVICE MEMBERS NOW SERVING OVERSEAS. SERVING OVERSEAS. AND WE THINK OF EVERY CITIZEN AND WE THINK OF EVERY CITIZEN WHO PROTECTS OUR NATION AT HOME WHO PROTECTS OUR NATION AT HOME INCLUDING OUR STATE, LOCAL, AND INCLUDING OUR STATE, LOCAL, AND FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT. FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT. THESE ARE GREAT AMERICANS. THESE ARE GREAT AMERICANS. THESE ARE GREAT HEROES. THESE ARE GREAT HEROES. WE HONOR AND THANK THEM ALL. WE HONOR AND THANK THEM ALL. [ APPLAUSE ] [ APPLAUSE ] AS COMMANDER IN CHIEF, I WILL AS COMMANDER IN CHIEF, I WILL ALWAYS DO EVERYTHING IN MY POWER ALWAYS DO EVERYTHING IN MY POWER TO PREVENT TERRORISTS FROM TO PREVENT TERRORISTS FROM STRIKING AMERICAN SOIL. STRIKING AMERICAN SOIL. HERE WITH US TODAY IS DOROTHY HERE WITH US TODAY IS DOROTHY GARCIA BLOCKLER. GARCIA BLOCKLER. HER SON SONNY WAS ONE OF THE HER SON SONNY WAS ONE OF THE PASSENGERS ON FLIGHT 93. PASSENGERS ON FLIGHT 93. ON SEPTEMBER 11th, 2001, JUST ON SEPTEMBER 11th, 2001, JUST OVER A MONTH AFTER THEIR 32nd OVER A MONTH AFTER THEIR 32nd WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, SONNY WAS WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, SONNY WAS ON HIS WAY BACK FROM A BUSINESS ON HIS WAY BACK FROM A BUSINESS MEETING. MEETING. HE CALLED DOROTHY WHO HE LOVED HE CALLED DOROTHY WHO HE LOVED SO MUCH, CALLED HER ON THE PLANE SO MUCH, CALLED HER ON THE PLANE AND UTTERED HER NAME BEFORE THE AND UTTERED HER NAME BEFORE THE LINE WENT DEAD SILENT. LINE WENT DEAD SILENT. IN THE DAYS AFTER THE ATTACK, IN THE DAYS AFTER THE ATTACK, DOROTHY TOLD THE INVESTIGATORS DOROTHY TOLD THE INVESTIGATORS THERE WAS ONLY ONE THING SHE THERE WAS ONLY ONE THING SHE WANTED FROM THIS FIELD. WANTED FROM THIS FIELD. HER HUSBAND’S WEDDING RING. HER HUSBAND’S WEDDING RING. THEY WOULD KNOW IT BY THE THEY WOULD KNOW IT BY THE INSCRIPTION ETCHED INSIDE. INSCRIPTION ETCHED INSIDE. ALL MY LOVE, IT SAID. ALL MY LOVE, IT SAID. FOLLOWED BY THE NUMBER 8-2-69, FOLLOWED BY THE NUMBER 8-2-69, THE DATE OF THEIR ANNIVERSARY. THE DATE OF THEIR ANNIVERSARY. THE OFFICERS, GREAT PEOPLE, THE OFFICERS, GREAT PEOPLE, PROMISED TO TRY BUT IN THIS PROMISED TO TRY BUT IN THIS FIELD OF WRECKAGE, IT SEEMED FIELD OF WRECKAGE, IT SEEMED IMPOSSIBLE. IMPOSSIBLE. DOROTHY BEGAN TO PRAY AND SHE DOROTHY BEGAN TO PRAY AND SHE ASKED HER FRIENDS TO DO THE ASKED HER FRIENDS TO DO THE SAME. SAME. DAYS WENT BY, THEN MONTHS STILL DAYS WENT BY, THEN MONTHS STILL NO RING. NO RING. A WEEK BEFORE CHRISTMAS ON A WEEK BEFORE CHRISTMAS ON DECEMBER 19th, SHE HEARD A KNOCK DECEMBER 19th, SHE HEARD A KNOCK AT THE DOOR. AT THE DOOR. TWO OFFICERS WERE STANDING WITH TWO OFFICERS WERE STANDING WITH A REALLY BEAUTIFUL — TO HER, A REALLY BEAUTIFUL — TO HER, SHE THOUGHT IT WAS SO BEAUTIFUL. SHE THOUGHT IT WAS SO BEAUTIFUL. SHE KNEW WHAT WAS HAPPENING. SHE KNEW WHAT WAS HAPPENING. A BEAUTIFUL, SMALL, WHITE BOX. A BEAUTIFUL, SMALL, WHITE BOX. INSIDE IT WAS A WALLET. INSIDE IT WAS A WALLET. A LUGGAGE TAG. A LUGGAGE TAG. A DRIVER’S LICENSE. A DRIVER’S LICENSE. A SMALL BAG WITH THE WEDDING A SMALL BAG WITH THE WEDDING RING INSCRIBED WITH THOSE THREE RING INSCRIBED WITH THOSE THREE PRECIOUS WORDS, “ALL MY LOVE.” PRECIOUS WORDS, “ALL MY LOVE.” THOSE WORDS ECHO ACROSS THIS THOSE WORDS ECHO ACROSS THIS FIELD. FIELD. AND THOSE WORDS TELL THE STORY AND THOSE WORDS TELL THE STORY OF 40 MEN AND WOMEN WHO GAVE ALL OF 40 MEN AND WOMEN WHO GAVE ALL THEIR LOVE FOR THEIR FAMILIES, THEIR LOVE FOR THEIR FAMILIES, THEIR COUNTRY, AND OUR FREEDOM. THEIR COUNTRY, AND OUR FREEDOM. TO DOROTHY AND TO EVERY FAMILY TO DOROTHY AND TO EVERY FAMILY HERE TODAY, AMERICA WILL NEVER HERE TODAY, AMERICA WILL NEVER FORGET WHAT YOUR LOVED ONES DID FORGET WHAT YOUR LOVED ONES DID FOR ALL OF US. FOR ALL OF US. [ APPLAUSE ] [ APPLAUSE ] EARLIER THIS WEEK YOU DEDICATED EARLIER THIS WEEK YOU DEDICATED THE FINAL PART OF THIS MEMORIAL. THE FINAL PART OF THIS MEMORIAL. THE TOWER OF VOICES. THE TOWER OF VOICES. STANDING AT 93 FEET TALL, THE STANDING AT 93 FEET TALL, THE TOWER OF VOICES IS NOW THE FIRST TOWER OF VOICES IS NOW THE FIRST STRUCTURE VISITORS SEE WHEN THEY STRUCTURE VISITORS SEE WHEN THEY COME TO THIS NOW-SACRED GROUND. COME TO THIS NOW-SACRED GROUND. IT WILL HOLD 40 BEAUTIFUL CHIMES IT WILL HOLD 40 BEAUTIFUL CHIMES THAT RING THROUGHOUT THESE THAT RING THROUGHOUT THESE FIELDS. FIELDS. EACH A UNIQUE NOTE BUT ALL IN EACH A UNIQUE NOTE BUT ALL IN PERFECT HARMONY. PERFECT HARMONY. EACH TIME WE HEAR THOSE CHIMES EACH TIME WE HEAR THOSE CHIMES PLAYING IN THE WIND, WE WILL PLAYING IN THE WIND, WE WILL REMEMBER THE 40. REMEMBER THE 40. WE WILL REMEMBER THEIR FACES, WE WILL REMEMBER THEIR FACES, THEIR VOICES, THEIR STORIES, THEIR VOICES, THEIR STORIES, THEIR COURAGE, AND THEIR LOVE. THEIR COURAGE, AND THEIR LOVE. AND WE WILL REMEMBER THAT FREE AND WE WILL REMEMBER THAT FREE PEOPLE ARE NEVER AT THE MERCY OF PEOPLE ARE NEVER AT THE MERCY OF EVIL. EVIL. BECAUSE OUR DESTINY IS ALWAYS IN BECAUSE OUR DESTINY IS ALWAYS IN OUR HANDS. OUR HANDS. [ APPLAUSE ] [ APPLAUSE ] AMERICA’S FUTURE IS NOT WRITTEN AMERICA’S FUTURE IS NOT WRITTEN BY OUR ENEMIES. BY OUR ENEMIES. AMERICA’S FUTURE IS WRITTEN BY AMERICA’S FUTURE IS WRITTEN BY OUR HEROES. OUR HEROES. [ APPLAUSE ] [ APPLAUSE ] AS LONG AS THIS MONUMENT STANDS. AS LONG AS THIS MONUMENT STANDS. AS LONG AS THIS MEMORIAL AS LONG AS THIS MEMORIAL ENDURES, BRAVE PATRIOTS WILL ENDURES, BRAVE PATRIOTS WILL RISE UP IN AMERICA’S HOURS OF RISE UP IN AMERICA’S HOURS OF NEED AND THEY, TOO, WILL FIGHT NEED AND THEY, TOO, WILL FIGHT BACK. BACK. 17 YEARS AGO 40 INCREDIBLE MEN 17 YEARS AGO 40 INCREDIBLE MEN AND WOMEN SHOWED THE WHOLE WORLD AND WOMEN SHOWED THE WHOLE WORLD THAT NO FORCE ON EARTH WILL EVER THAT NO FORCE ON EARTH WILL EVER CONQUER THE AMERICAN SPIRIT. CONQUER THE AMERICAN SPIRIT. WE TREASURE THEIR MEMORY. WE TREASURE THEIR MEMORY. WE CHERISH THEIR LEGACY. WE CHERISH THEIR LEGACY. AND WE ASK GOD TO FOREVER BLESS AND WE ASK GOD TO FOREVER BLESS THE IMMORTAL HEROES OF FLIGHT THE IMMORTAL HEROES OF FLIGHT 93. 93. THANK YOU. THANK YOU. GOD BLESS YOU. GOD BLESS YOU. GOD BLESS THE FAMILIES. GOD BLESS THE FAMILIES. AND GOD BLESS THE UNITED STATES AND GOD BLESS THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. OF AMERICA. THANK YOU VERY MUCH.