9/11 http://ripr.org en Naval War College to Observe 12th Anniversary of 9/11 http://ripr.org/post/naval-war-college-observe-12th-anniversary-911 <p>Wednesday marks the 12<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on America. The day will be observed with a solemn ceremony at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The ceremony will honor eleven fallen Naval War College students and alumni who were killed on September 11, 2001.&nbsp; It will feature a wreath laying and music from the Navy Band.</p><p>Speakers include U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel William Bestermann who participated in search and rescue efforts following the 9/11 attacks.</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 12:59:35 +0000 Flo Jonic 21347 at http://ripr.org Naval War College to Observe 12th Anniversary of 9/11 The health costs of post-9/11 wars http://ripr.org/post/health-costs-post-911-wars <p>On this solemn anniversary, an <a href="http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2012/09/911">update </a>on the terrible costs of war, including the toll on veterans’ and their families’ lives, from the Brown University-based “Costs of War” project. The ongoing project taps academics of all stripes to tally up the myriad costs of post-9/11 wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other locations, from the invisible and previously unaccounted for costs to taxpayers to the vastly under-reported costs in civilian lives, economies, and environments.</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 8292 at http://ripr.org