Patriot Day At Patriots Point: The Power Of Memory

Yesterday a crowd of 700-800 people silently watched and listened in Hangar Bay 3 on the USS Yorktown as over 9,000 names were read aloud. The names included all those who died on 9/11/01 and members of our armed forces killed in the War on Terror since 2001.

Video Thursday: Patriot Day Remembrances

This Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America and the beginning of the War on Terror.  Since that date in 2001 over 9000 Americans have lost their lives in the terrorist attack that September day and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Join us on the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point […]

Patriot Day and Scout Surge 911

Over 300 scouts, scouters, military and family members took part in the Patriot Day commemorative program at Patriots Point this past Saturday. The ceremony started with a striking of the bell at 8:46 a.m., the time when the first plane hit the World Trade Center. After a minute of silence and the presentation of our […]

Patriot Day, September 11, 2010

Saturday morning at 8 a.m. gates open for visitors to walk aboard the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point for our Patriot Day commemorative program. Our color guard will consist of firefighters from the Mount Pleasant Fire Department and Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts from the Coastal Carolina Council as  a part of Scout Surge 911. […]

Patriot Day – May We Never Forget!

This morning at 8:46, the time of the first aircraft hitting the North Tower of the World Trade Center, a color guard of Mount Pleasant firemen and contingent of Moultie Middle School 8th graders processed down the pier at Patriots Point to begin our remembrance ceremony. The pier was lined by 80 young, naval officers […]

Patriot Day at Patriots Point, 11 September 2009

Do you remember where you were and what you were doing on the early morning of 11 September 2001? Everyone of age should never forget that day when our nation was attacked by a devilish and cowardly enemy. What hither brought us! Hate, not love, nor hope of paradise in Hell, hope here to taste […]