Congressman Correa Commemorates the 20th Anniversary of 9/11
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security and Chair of the Homeland Committee Oversight Subcommittee, released the following statement in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001.
Rep. Lou Correa said, “Today marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, a day that changed our lives forever. Our nation endured an act of terror that claimed nearly 3,000 innocent lives. The legacies and memories of each victim will continue to live on through family members and loved ones. Today, we also recognize the act of heroism from our brave first responders, service members, and civilians that answered the call to service. September 11th is a day in history that unified our country and 20 years later continues to strengthen our resolve.”
Background: Congressman Correa cosponsored the Commemorating the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the resolution will:
- Recognize September 11th as a day of remembrance.
- Express deepest sympathy for all family members who lost a loved one.
- Honor the sacrifices and heroism of first responders, military and civilians who risked their own lives to help their fellow Americans.
- Honor servicemembers and veterans who served the country following the attack.
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