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Posted byon September 8, 2011 at 10:02 AM EDT
As part of the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, Vice President Joe Biden hosts a screening of REBIRTH, a documentary film that chronicles the lives of five people directly affected by the events on 9/11.
Posted byon September 7, 2011 at 3:30 PM EDT
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood commends merchant mariners who used their skills and vessels to help evacuate more than 300,000 people from Lower Manhattan on September 11th, ten years ago.
Posted byon September 7, 2011 at 11:22 AM EDT
Leading up to the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Vice President Biden pays his respects at the USS Arizona Memorial.
Posted byon September 6, 2011 at 2:33 PM EDT
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood commends air traffic professionals who used their training and experience to bring thousands of planes safely out of harm's way on September 11th, ten years ago.
Posted byon August 31, 2011 at 11:49 AM EDT
FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate surveys damages in Vermont caused by Hurricane Irene and provides an update on response and recovery efforts.
Posted byon August 30, 2011 at 2:38 PM EDT
In pursuit of the President’s goal of national preparedness, it is essential that the Nation has reliable chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE) countermeasures equipment that can be used with confidence for the protection of life, health, property, and commerce.
Posted byon August 29, 2011 at 6:08 PM EDT
As the East Coast recovers from the destructive power of Hurricane Irene, we also reflect on the six year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Posted byon August 28, 2011 at 8:35 PM EDT
President Obama assures those who have been impacted by the deadly storm that "America will be with you in your hour of need."
Posted byon August 27, 2011 at 5:30 AM EDT
President Obama pays tribute to the first responders, those who have served, and those who lost their lives ten years ago in the September 11th attacks. Visit Serve.gov for ways to commemorate this solemn anniversary in your community.
Posted byon August 26, 2011 at 12:08 PM EDT
President Obama urges Americans in the projected path of Hurricane Irene to take precautions now and provides an update on ongoing federal preparations.