BOATLIFT – An Untold Tale of 9/11 Resilience

BOATLIFT - An Untold Tale of 9/11 Resilience
Tom Hanks narrates the epic story of the 9/11 boatlift that evacuated half a million people from the stricken piers and seawalls of Lower Manhattan. Produced and directed by Eddie Rosenstein. Eyepop Productions, Inc. BOATLIFT was executive produced by Stephen Flynn and Sean Burke, and co-directed by Rick Velleu. It premiered on September 8,2011 at the 9/11 Tenth Anniversary Summit: Remembrance/Renewal/Resilience...

Coast Guard Commandants Message on the 10th Anniversary of 9-11-01

Shipmates, Today marks the 10th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. This is a day to pause, reflect and honor those who were lost, including the more than 400 first responders who made the ultimate sacrifice while attempting to rescue their fellow citizens, as well as the thousands of service members who have selflessly given their lives in the overseas contingency operations that...

A Dark Day in American History

“Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children. “ – President George W. Bush, November 11, 2001 “The planes were hijacked, the buildings fell,...

Lest We Forget – This Day in History

September 11, 20001 – Terrorist hijacked four commercial jets and then crashed them into the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon and the Pennsylvania countryside. Here’s a look at that day in history, through the eyes of U.S. Coast Guard photographers. NEW YORK, NY (1998)–An HH-65A Dolphin from Coast Guard Air Station Brooklyn flies over New York Harbor with the World...