Yellow Roses on 9/11 Memorial Pay Tribute on Veterans Day

About a dozen yellow roses have been placed at the names of victims on the 9/11 Memorial on Veterans Day.
Yellow roses placed on the 9/11 Memorial on Veterans Day. Photo by Jin Lee.

In honor of Veterans Day, we pay tribute to the 9/11 victims who served in the United States military by placing yellow roses in their names at the 9/11 Memorial.

We extend a heartfelt thank you to all veterans and their families for their service, and the sacrifices they make to protect us and keep our country safe.

By 9/11 Memorial Staff

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