The America Supports You FREEDOM WALK is an event that was held annually from 2005-2008 in Washington, DC as an expression of support for the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the Pentagon, Twin Towers, and Flight 93 over Pennsylvania, and support of the many American men and women in uniform, past and present, who protect our freedom.
Washington, DC held its first Freedom Walk on September 10, 2005 and encouraged other cities to honor the victims of the 9-11 terrorist attacks with their own walks this year. Cities that hold Freedom Walks include: Peoria, AZ, Yuma, AZ, Travis AFB, CA, Aurora, CO, Belleview, FL, Deltona, FL, Ocala, FL, Crawfordsville, IN, Dearborn, MI, Bellevue, NE, Grand Forks, ND, Oklahoma City, OK., Plano, TX, Salt Lake City, UT, Chesapeake, VA, Poquoson, VA, Hampton, VA, Norfolk, VA and Portsmouth, VA.
The Freedom Walk was sponsored by America Supports You, a nationwide program of the Department of Defense that helps demonstrate Americans’ support for the men and women of the Armed Forces and their families.
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