In the eleven years following the tragic events of September 11th, much has changed.  Our nation’s bravest have stepped up to the call of duty and served our nation honorably; families have sacrificed for the greater good; and some have paid the ultimate price.  For some people, life has continued and the memories have grown dim with the passage of time.  However, for many veterans, civilians, and patriots bonded together through Team Red, White & Blue, the memories are vivid and serve to remind us of the incredible freedoms we have been blessed with as Americans.  Thanks to the 40 passengers and crew members of Flight 93, many Americans are alive today to enjoy those freedoms.  The heroic actions of those aboard that fateful flight thwarted an attack on our nation’s capitol, and for this we are forever grateful of their brave and selfless sacrifice.  With organizations, such as Team Red, White & Blue and the Travis Manion Foundation, I have never felt more certain that “We will never forget” the brave men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country.  The memories of those lost, and the honor we feel in our hearts for their actions has never burned brighter. (more…)