TSA At Charlotte Douglas International Airport Security Unveils 9/11 Artifact | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-
Monday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI-
Tuesday

Airborne Unlimited-
Wednesday

AMA Drone Report-
Thursday

Airborne Unlimited-
Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 06.11.18

Airborne-UnManned 06.12.18

Airborne 06.13.18

AMA Drone Report 06.14.18

Airborne 06.15.18

Airborne-YouTube

Airborne 06.11.18

Airborne-UnManned 06.12.18

Airborne 06.13.18

AMA Drone Report 06.14.18

Airborne 06.15.18

Wed, Sep 13, 2017

TSA At Charlotte Douglas International Airport Security Unveils 9/11 Artifact

Steel Beam Was Part Of The World Trade Center

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) today unveiled a section of a steel beam that was salvaged from the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.

The striking piece of scorched steel recovered from the ruins of the World Trade Center is a powerful reminder of how important TSA’s national security mission is. The beam was originally from Tower One of the World Trade Center and shows damage from the attack, a visual representation of the devastation experienced in 2001. It now serves as a reminder to the men and women of TSA who remain firm in their resolve to prevent another attack.

“This section of a steel beam was taken from the ruins of the World Trade Center and it serves to remind us of our mission to protect the Homeland,” said TSA’s North Carolina Federal Security Director Kevin Frederick. “It reminds us of why we are here, why we dedicate ourselves to the mission to protect travelers. Why what we do is so very important, even now, 16 years after the terrorists attacked our homeland.”

A memorial plaque rests atop the display as a reminder of the focus and the mission of TSA.  The plaque states that “During the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America, close to 3,000 innocent people were killed in New York City, Washington D.C., and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, including nearly 400 first responders. This artifact is part of a steel beam taken from the ruins of the World Trade Center.”

(Image provided with TSA news release)

FMI: www.tsa.gov

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 06.15.18: 100LL Replacement Held, B-1 Stand-Down, Missing USAF Officer

Also: Sichuan Airlines Pilot Feted, Emirates Parks 20 Birds, Air Paris Academy Orders Tecnams, Two A380s Scrapped The FAA continues to be committed to evaluating suitable replaceme>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 06.12.18: FAA Restrictions, Drone Innovation Act, Parrot Anafi

Also: UAS Software Startup Kittyhawk, Drone Delivery Canada, Axon And DJI, Airobotic's Autonomous Industrial Drones At the request of federal security partners, the FAA has been us>[...]

Airborne 06.15.18: 100LL Replacement Held, B-1 Stand-Down, Missing USAF Officer

Also: Sichuan Airlines Pilot Feted, Emirates Parks 20 Birds, Air Paris Academy Orders Tecnams, Two A380s Scrapped The FAA continues to be committed to evaluating suitable replaceme>[...]

AMA Drone Report 06.14.18: AMA Expo W Drone Races, Ag v Drones, Kitty Hawk Flyer

Also: Drone Rotor Safety System, Birds Inspire Drone Design, UAVs Stop Crime, Fat Shark 101 As previously noted, the upcoming AMA Expo West Tradeshow not only starts early, but in >[...]

ANNouncement: Now Accepting Applications For Oshkosh 2018 Stringers!!!

An Amazing Experience Awaits The Chosen Few... E-I-C Note: There's very little we can say yet, but there is a reason why this may be THE year to throw in with ANN to cover the extr>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2018 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC