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DHS Patriot Day Ceremonies 2019(91)

DHS Patriot Day Ceremonies 2019

New York and Washington (September 11, 2019) On September 11, 2019, Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan traveled to New York City to attend the "Reading of the Names" and pay his respects to those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. McAleenan also met with Department of Homeland Security personnel from Customs and Border Protection and the Federal Emergency Management Agency along with attending the FDNY headquarters remembrance ceremony to commemorate those who exemplified honor and duty.  Also on September 11th, Acting Deputy Homeland Security Secretary David Pekoski spoke at a Patriot Day vigil at U.S. Coast Gaurd headquarters in Washington, D.C.