A Special Thanks to Our In-House Veterans

  • November 11, 2021
The American flag flies in front of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum
Photo: Jin S. Lee
A young man in his Marine Corps uniform, circa 1965

Museum docent volunteer Joe DeBlasio, who served as Lance Corporal in the Marines between 1963 and 1965. 

Military duty often leads to distant corners of the globe. But today, as we honor all who have served, we'd like to show our deepest gratitude to the veterans in our own backyard - those who work on staff, volunteer for, and play a vital role in the Museum and Memorial. 

Thank you for your service!

Volunteers: Jose Agron; Douglas Burns; Joseph DeBlasio; Tony Fanning; Kenneth Herr; William Maffia; Edward O'Connor; Robert Rozzi; Ralph Sanabria; Johnathan Schmerfeld; Joel Shapiro; Richard Shentowsky; Sari Weatherwax. 

Staff: Judi Davis; Zebediah Rabsatt 

Security: Juan Alonzo; Stephen Carpio; Douglas Chappina; Charlie Felton; Raymond Green; McAlbert Jeantus; Ahmadou Mbacke; Edwin Morales; Elsie Nieves; Tracia Riley; Cynthia Ventrice

By 9/11 Memorial Staff

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