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Remembering 9/11

In 2011, to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, we created this report to remember the devastation that occurred that day. The impact of 9/11 on EMS is lasting and we continue to add remembrances and relevant news to this report.

Retired FDNY Firefighter Lee Ielpi’s mission to collect and share WTC steel focuses on remembrance and education
Guidance for managing the emotions associated with the anniversaries of traumatic incidents
Cebollero, Dudley and Ludwig discuss honoring the legacy of 9/11
Prosecutors say Khalid Sheikh Mohammed may not face the death penalty
306 active and retired FDNY members — including firefighters and EMS members — have died of 9/11-related illnesses
From identifying your “why” to studying climb logistics, there are several factors to consider as you prepare to complete the climb in honor of fallen firefighters
It’s critical for our relationships and emotional health to gather with friends, family and colleagues to share successes, challenges and losses
Joe Biden, plus former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, took part in today’s ceremony at Sept. 11 memorial plaza in New York
Through a series of portraits, Kate Bergen hopes to elevate the stories and recognition of the women who answered the call on that September day
On the anniversary of the deadly attacks, I am embarrassed and apologetic that the number of EMS deaths doesn’t come to mind as quick as firefighters’ “343”
‘My job was to try as best I could to explain what was going on and put it in perspective’
Years of preplanning aided the incident command of an MCI, building fire, technical rescue, hazmat, and terrorism crime scene all in one
Readers share their photos of the World Trade Center steel in their communities
While many events have moved to the virtual realm, COVID-19 has not stopped EMS from commemorating 9/11
A letter to members stated that the department’s commitment to remembering the fallen must be balanced with health and safety