America can never allow this history to be re-written or wiped away like many are trying to do to some of our country’s history today. We must recount the lives lost and how we united, were resolved, and responded. I honor all the Firemen and Police officers who died running into buildings to save lives, to the volunteers who helped save the Pentagon and lives their, and to our military who responded around the world to the attack.

This piece was written by Col. Rob Maness on September 11, 2020. It originally appeared in and is used by permission.

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