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Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld today announced the first-ever “America Supports You Freedom Walk” to remember the victims of Sept. 11, 2001, to honor U.S. troops and veterans and to highlight the value of freedom, according to a Tuesday DOD press release.

The “America Supports You Freedom Walk” will begin at 10 a.m. EDT on Sunday, Sept. 11, and follow a two-mile route from the Pentagon to Arlington National Cemetery, across Memorial Bridge and ending on the National Mall in Washington. There, participants will be invited to a concert by country music singer/songwriter Clint Black.

The walk is free and open to the public. Individuals interested in walking must register to participate at www.americasupportsyou.mil. Registration closes at 10 a.m. EDT on Friday, Sept. 9.


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