Another anniversary of September 11 has rolled around and terrorism is
still a fact of life unfortunately.
Rather than writing something trite about the anniversary I decided to
post this article on the USS New York which I found very moving.
The USS New York
The ships bow section was cast using 24 tons of scrap steel from the
It is the fifth in a new class of warship - designed for missions that include special operations against terrorists. It will carry a crew of 360 sailors and 700 combat-ready Marines to be delivered ashore by helicopters and assault craft.
Steel from the
Junior Chavers, foundry operations manager, said that when the trade center steel first arrived, he touched it with his hand and the "hair on my neck stood up."
"The ship's motto? "Never Forget"
Mae of the Dae
A man's kiss is his signature.