September 11 Attacks
On Sept. 11, 2001, Col. Timothy "Duff" Duffy flew the first fighter jet scrambled over New York City in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. While on air patrol over Manhattan, he watched from the cockpit of his F-15 as the north tower of the World Trade Center imploded in a cloud of dust…
At least 2,134 members of the U.S. military have died and 19,250 have been wounded in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion launched in October 2001 in response to the 9/11 attacks, according to an Associated Press count Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — The hardest thing in an argument is to acknowledge competing truths. We know that our government will continue with large-scale surveillance programs to prevent future terrorist attacks. We also know that such programs have operated up to now with too little public scrutiny and …
LANDER, Wyo. — Authorities in Fremont County have confirmed they are relying on a state law that allows restricting information about sexual assaults to withhold the names of both the victim and suspect in a recent homicide.
MOOSE — A group of disabled veterans successfully climbed to the summit of the 13,770-foot Grand peak in Grand Teton National Park on Tuesday.
While the presentations stood in stark contrast to each other, the heart was the same at a pair of events held Tuesday that bookended Billings' public Sept. 11 memorials.
In Billings, a memorial on Tuesday, the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, will be held at Montana State University City College, 3803 Central Ave. The focal point will be Montana’s 9/11 Memorial, which incorporates a 600-pound section of I-beam recovered from the rubble of the Twin Towe…
Tuesday is the 11th anniversary of 9/11. And three months later, we will mark the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The two worst attacks on American soil each resulted in nearly 3,000 deaths and led the nation to war. Still, given the passage of time, Dec. 7 will be n…
Plaques with information about the 9/11 Memorial at the Montana State University Billings College of Technology will be unveiled Wednesday.
In 1956, President Eisenhower declared “Civil Defense Week” from Sept. 9-15.
A blood drive commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on the United States was an overwhelming success, helping United Blood Services exceed its goal for the day.
Our nation suffered a terrible catastrophe on Sept. 11, 2001, that will indelibly live in the minds of Americans for generations to come. Always we will remember the tragic event by asking others, at the same time remembering own story, of, “Where were you when you first heard about the twin…
The following events are planned locally Sunday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Birthday child: Abigail Montana Swanson.
Birthday child: William Cermak.
Birthday child: Michael John “Johnny” Day.
Americans who lived through Sept. 11, 2001, will never forget where they were, what they were doing and what they felt.
Birthday child: Andrew Kazmierski.
As a 7-year-old in Arkansas, it wasn’t overwhelming sadness that Monica Wells felt on Sept. 11 and the days that followed. It was fear and shock.
The devastating attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, marked a defining moment in American history. From New York to Montana, there is hardly a soul who does not recall with vivid memory and emotion exactly where they were and what they felt that day. The attacks redefined America’s relationships arou…