(Robin Hoecker/Stars and Stripes)

Arlington, Va., September 2008: 2,298 flags, representing lives lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, stand in the Pentagon parking lot as part of the dedication ceremony for the Pentagon Memorial. “We pray that you will find some comfort among the peace of these grounds,” President George W. Bush told 9/11 victims' friends and family members. “We pray that you will find strength in knowing that our nation will always grieve with you.”

Stripes in 7

around the web

Sign Up for Daily Headlines

Sign-up to receive a daily email of today’s top military news stories from Stars and Stripes and top news outlets from around the world.

Sign up