PHOTOS: Homeland Security Committee Members Remember 9/11, Honor First Responders
NEW YORK, NY – In case you missed it, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, members of the Homeland Security Committee visited the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, honored the memory of the victims, and thanked first responders for their dedicated service. The Committee also held a roundtable discussion on cooperation between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and local first responders since the 9/11 attacks.
View photos of the visit below.
Ranking Member John Katko (R-NY) and Vice Ranking Member Michael Guest (R-MS) recognize members of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) who lost their lives in performance of their duty.
Reps. Katko and Guest present a flag flown over the U.S. Capitol to FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro and Chief of Department Thomas Richardson.
Reps. Katko, Guest, Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA), and August Pfluger (R-TX) present a flag flown over the U.S. Capitol to detectives with the New York Police Department.
Reps. Katko and Carlos Gimenez (R-FL) visit FDNY Squad 18 alongside Captain Zeita Merchant, Deputy Sector Commander, Sector New York.
Rep. Gimenez, a former firefighter, speaks with members of FDNY.
Members of the Homeland Security Committee begin a tour of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum.
Rep. Pfluger looks on at a piece of debris recovered from Ground Zero.
Rep. Kat Cammack (R-FL) lays a rose in memory of the lives lost.
Members of the Homeland Security Committee hear from first responders about collaboration with DHS.
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Author: Mary Croghan