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Sept. 11, 2019

Patriot Day honors memory of those killed, injured in Sept. 11 attacks

On Patriot Day, the Defense Logistics Agency and tenant agencies of the McNamara Headquarters Complex honor the memory of almost 3,000 people who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in 2001. 

Sept. 17, 2018

Distribution Patriot Day and POW/MIA Day event honors those that gave all

In remembrance of the 17th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, DLA Distribution hosted a Patriot Day ceremony on Sept. 11 featuring guest speaker Army Col. James Carmichael.

Sept. 14, 2018

DDYJ leadership participates in Command Fleet Activity, Yokosuka 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s, commanding officer Navy Cmdr. Allen Rivera, and other key leadership personnel, participated in the Command Fleet Activity, Yokosuka Remembrance Ceremony of the 9/11 terrorist attacks against the United States on Sept. 11.

Sept. 12, 2018

First American to escape al-Qaida shares story of captivity

Matthew Schrier, the first Westerner to escape from al-Qaida captivity, shared his story of imprisonment and shed light on the behavioral tendencies of Islamic extremists during a 9/11 remembrance event at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 11.

Sept. 10, 2018

First American to escape al-Qaida captivity to speak at HQC’s 9/11 observance

The first American to escape al-Qaida captivity will share the story of his capture, torture and escape during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at 9:45 a.m. Sept. 11 in the McNamara Headquarters Complex auditorium.

Sept. 8, 2016

Commentary: A day of remembrance, a day of unity — for nation and family

In observance of Patriot Day, a DLA employee reflects on how Sept. 11, 2001, affected her, changing her perspective on her role as a DoD civil servant and bringing her and her children closer.