Shortly after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, President George W. Bush signed into law U.S. House of Representatives Joint Resolution 71, which designated each subsequent September 11 as Patriot Day. This resolution went into the books as Public Law 107-89.
The protocol for observing Patriot Day then included flying the American flag at half-mast at the White House, at all U.S. government buildings at home and abroad, and at individual American homes. A moment of silence is to be observed at 8:46 a.m., the precise moment when a hijacked plane crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center. The original law also strongly encouraged Americans to seek out volunteer service opportunities through the Corporation for National and Community Service.
On September 9, 2011, President Barack Obama issued a Proclamation in response to Public Law 111-13, which had been approved by Congress on April 21, 2009. Public Law 111-13 was designed to improve volunteerism throughout the United States. President Obama’s Proclamation kept in place the established protocols, but directed that September 11 be called “Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance.”
Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban encourages all citizens to recognize the losses our country suffered that day and the sacrifices our first responders, rescue and recovery workers, and armed forces have made to maintain our freedom. Please join in solemn recognition of Patriot Day, so it never fades from our national memory.
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