Wrap-up: Federal Government Leaders Commemorate 9/11

With yesterday being the tenth anniversary of the attacks of September 11, a number of prominent federal government leaders and employees shared their thoughts on the day and tributes to the victims across the web with numerous videos, blog posts and editorials.

We’ve collected and organized many of these below.


President Obama’s Weekly Address:


President Obama’s Message to 9/11 Families:

Vice President Biden Speaking at Flight 93 Memorial:

Attorney General Eric Holder:

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano:

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta:

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki:


DOT 9/11 Video:


Additional DOT 9/11 Video:


Air Traffic Controllers Remember 9/11:


President Obama Speaking at the Kennedy Center:

Vice President Biden Speaking at the Pentagon:

Statements and Speeches


Photos by Ian Foulk