Deputy Defense Sec. Gordon R. England told the crowd that today’s walk not only commemorates the attacks on America that occurred seven years ago this week, but also Represents a day for Americans to commit themselves to the preservation of freedom. -defenselink: photo by Leslie Benito
Over 330 walks will take place around the world and country...
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NOTE: Many youth of America are also organizing these walks...
"That day we lost 3,000 people of 60 nationalities", England said. "I've concluded that we lost 3,000 people that day because the terrorists did not know how to kill 30,000 or 300,000 or 3 million; but they would have if they could have, and they are still... trying."
Thousands Take Part in 'Nat. Amer. Supports You Freedom Walk'Freedom is fragile, and if lost, not easily regained... Even in 2008, the Independence & prosperity of tiny Nations living in Freedom, face challenges.
The 4th annual America Supports You Freedom Walk started at the Women in the Military Service for America Memorial in Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 2008. The walk is a national tradition that calls on people to reflect on the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, remember those who responded, honor our veterans past and present and renew our commitment to freedom and the values of our country...More.