Tuesday, September 11, 2012
9/11 Tribute video:
Governor Palin's 9/11 Facebook post:
We remember that eleven years ago today nearly three thousand of our fellow Americans were killed by evil men. Every year on the anniversary of 9-11, we read out the names of those who died and comfort their families, and at military recruiting centers throughout the country, young men and women choose this day to enlist to serve their fellow Americans and ensure that something like this never happens again. While some try to move on with their lives and let the tragedy of that day recede in their memories, our men and women in uniform remain ever vigilant for us.
Today, let’s take time to remember the victims of September 11. Let’s say a prayer for their families. Let’s comfort their children left behind. And let’s also remember our men and women in uniform who enlist to protect us from tragedies like this. Let’s remember that American troops are still fighting in Afghanistan now, and they’re dying this year at an average of one a day. Let’s never forget the heavy price they pay to keep us free.
- Sarah Palin
Bristol Palin's 9/11 thoughts and a picture of her brother Track with her son Tripp. The photo shows Track saying goodbye to Tripp before heading back to Afghanistan this summer:
On this September 11, we remember the thousands who died on that terrible day, the thousands more who’ve fallen defending us abroad, and the men and women who have sacrificed so much to defend us during eleven long years of war. I’d especially like to thank my brother, Track, for his service in Iraq and Afghanistan. I love you and admire you more than you know.