Biden lays wreath at Pentagon, completing visits to all three 9/11 sites

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President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden attend a wreath laying ceremony as they pay their respects to 9/11 victims at the Pentagon.

President Biden made his final stop on the 20th anniversary of 9/11 at the Pentagon, where he laid a wreath in memory of those killed in the attacks.

Biden did not speak at the Pentagon, where a memorial service was held earlier in the day while he was attending the ceremony at ground zero in New York.

A Marine bugler played taps as Biden and the first lady stood together.

They were accompanied by Vice President Kamala Harris and Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff, along with General Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.

Biden spent time at all three sites that were hit on 9/11 Saturday.

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden attend a wreath-laying ceremony as they pay their respects to 9/11 victims at the Pentagon.
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A wreath stands ready on the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial site for a ceremony.
A wreath stands ready on the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial site for a ceremony.
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He stopped in Shanksville, Pa., after he left New York, laying a wreath at the Flight 93 National Memorial and stopping for a visit at the local firehouse, which was the first to respond to the crash of the hijacked plane.


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Friday night, Biden shared a video with his thoughts on the 20th anniversary, calling for “respect and faith” and paying tribute to the families of the victims of the tragic day.



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