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Statement by Press Secretary Matt Chandler on Secretary Napolitano's Participation in 9/11 Commemorative Events

Release Date: September 4, 2011

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
Contact: 202-282-8010

“Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano will visit New York City on Sunday, Sept 11, and join President Obama near Ground Zero to honor 9/11 victims, families, first responders and rescue workers at the 10th anniversary 9/11 Memorial Ceremony. Secretary Napolitano will then travel to Boston to participate in events commemorating the tenth anniversary of 9/11.

During the week leading up to the 9/11 anniversary, Secretary Napolitano will honor 9/11 victims, families, and first responders in several 9/11 commemorative events—highlighting the ongoing efforts of DHS and our many partners to make America stronger, more secure and more resilient ten years after 9/11. On Tuesday, Secretary Napolitano will participate in a panel discussion with Politico’s Chief White House Correspondent Mike Allen, as part of the Politico Playbook Breakfast series. On Wednesday, Secretary Napolitano will deliver remarks to the Intelligence and National Security Alliance’s (INSA) Homeland Security Intelligence Council, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies Homeland Security Intelligence Council Symposium. On Thursday, she will deliver remarks at the September 11th, 10th Anniversary Summit, hosted by the Center for National Policy, the Bi-partisan Policy Center, and Voices of 9/11.

Secretary Napolitano will visit New York City and Boston Sept. 10-11. On Saturday, she will deliver remarks and participate in the 9/11, 10th Anniversary Remembrance Forum and will attend the Fire Department City of New York’s 10th Anniversary Memorial Service. More details on the trip will be released once they are finalized.”


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