Defense Secretary to Visit Flight 93 National Memorial
Contact: Mike Litterst, (202) 306-4166
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. - Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta will tour the Flight 93 National Memorial on Monday, September 10. Secretary Panetta will travel to Shanksville, PA from Washington, D.C.
Following a private tour of the permanent Flight 93 National Memorial, the Secretary will hold a brief media availability.
The media availability will be open to the traveling media and pre-credentialed correspondents. All media desiring to attend must RSVP via e-mail only to Mike Litterst (outlet, name(s) of personnel attending, and any transmission vehicles to firstname.lastname@example.org) by 10:00am EDT, Friday, September 7.
Media Coverage: Remarks are open to pre-credentialed correspondents, print and radio as well as video and still photographers. All media must RSVP requested information (above) via e-mail to Mike Litterst by 10:00 am EDT Friday, September 7.
Media Parking: Logistics information to be provided upon receipt of credential request.
Media Contact: Mike Litterst; email@example.com; 202-306-4166 (cell)
Media Arrival Time: 1:00pm EDT Tuesday, September 6 for security clearance and pre-set.
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Did You Know?
In past September 11 ceremonies, first responders, community leaders and recovery workers have participated by ringing the "Bells of Remembrance." The bells ring during the time of the crash, 10:03 AM, while the names of Flight 93 crew and passengers are read aloud.