|September 11th, 2001 - Never forget. And never allow others to either.|
(Author's Note: Here is a piece originally written by Russell Gallo last year, updated to date)
God bless the Troops that fight evil around the world so that we may rest a little more peacefully. May we never wake up to another day which will haunt many of us for the rest of our lives again.
Troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq: 6668*
Total number killed in attacks (official figure as of 9/5/02): 2,819
Number of firefighters and paramedics killed: 343
Number of NYPD officers: 23
Number of Port Authority police officers: 37
Number of WTC companies that lost people: 60
Number of employees who died in Tower One: 1,402
Number of employees who died in Tower Two: 614
*Media reports of American casualties are now almost non-existent.