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Friday - Sept. 11, 2015

| Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, 6:06 p.m.
Keith Hodan | Trib Total Media
Outside Hangar 129 at the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, Charles Torisky, of Mt. Lebanon, walks out of the C-130 H-2 airplane on display at the facility. A Veteran's Breakfast Club event was held at the base for over 150 veterans from Western Pennsylvania and 50 members from surrounding units who got together, had breakfast, and swapped war stories. Veterans from World War II through current conflicts were given the opportunities tell their own personal stories on the 14th Anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Torisky is an Army veteran from the Korean War.
Andrew Russell | Trib Total Media
Nora Gillespie, a contract monitor for the Allegheny County Jail, squeezes the bicep of actor, bodybuilder and Los Angeles County reserve sheriff's deputy, Lou Ferrigno, as executive assistant for Allegheny County Heather McCutcheon films the occasion on her smartphone inside the sherriff's office at the Allegheny County Courthouse on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. Ferrigno visited the sheriff's deputies on the occasion of the anniversary of Sept. 11 in honor of all first responders.
Andrew Russell | Trib Total Media
Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen laughs when Brookline K-8 fourth grader J.J. Hensel, 9, of Brookline responded to McCutchen's question 'What's your favorite sport?' with 'Soccer' at Brookline K-8, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. Hensel was the winner of New Era's Back to School Style contest. New Era is the official on-field cap of Major League Baseball.
Barry Reeger | Trib Total Media
Tom Irwin, a grounds crew employee for the Derry Area School District, lines the yard markers on the football field at Trojan Stadium on the school's campus in Derry on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015.
James Knox | Trib Total Media
Sailors and Coast Guardsmen salute the colors as the United States Submarine Veterans Inc. and the Pittsburgh USS Requin Base host a Sept. 11 Memorial Service and Tolling of the Bells on board the USS Requin submarine on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. The Memorial Service is part of the annual, week-long Submariners Convention, which provides submariners an opportunity to unite with their fellow shipmates and submariners from other boats. During this time of fellowship, veterans are afforded the opportunity to remember and recognize those who have given their lives in the pursuit of their duties while serving their country.
James Knox | Trib Total Media
Sailors and Coast Guardsmen man the rails as the United States Submarine Veterans Inc. and the Pittsburgh USS Requin Base host a Sept. 11 Memorial Service and Tolling of the Bells on board the USS Requin submarine Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. The Memorial Service is part of the annual, week-long Submariners Convention, which provides submariners an opportunity to unite with their fellow shipmates and submariners from other boats. During this time of fellowship, veterans are afforded the opportunity to remember and recognize those who have given their lives in the pursuit of their duties while serving their country.
Evan Sanders | Trib Total Media
Cole H. Kleitsch, of Somerset County, N.J., stands on the overlook at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015.
Evan Sanders | Trib Total Media
Lorraine Schenkel, 5, finds a spot to place a caterpillar she had found near the name of her third cousin, Lorraine G. Bay, on the Wall of Names at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. Lorraine Bay was the godmother to Emily Schenkel, Lorraine Schenkel's mother, and Lorraine Schenkel was named in remembrance of her relative.
Barry Reeger | Trib Total Media
Rick Fogle, the dean of students at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, paints the changing stalls in the locker room of Veterans’ Memorial Pool at Lynch Field while volunteering for the Greensburg YMCA during the United Way’s annual Day of Caring on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015.
Keith Hodan | Trib Total Media
At the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, seated in the cockpit of a C-130 H-2 airplane, Captain Matt Berg (left), grimaces as he listens to Marine Corps. veteran Manuel Carvalho share his memory of flying on a plane like this, while on a stretcher after being wounded during patrol in Vietnam. Carvalho currently resides in Farmington, Fayette County. A Veteran's Breakfast Club event was held at the base, with over 150 veterans from Western Pennsylvania, and 50 members from surrounding units getting together, having breakfast, and swapping war stories. Veterans from World War II through current conflicts were given the opportunities tell their own personal stories on the 14th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attack
Keith Hodan | Trib Total Media
In Hangar 129 at the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, Senior Master Sgt. Gary Porto gives his mother, Kathy, of Carnegie, a tour of a C-130 H-2 airplane. A Veteran's Breakfast Club event was held at the base, with over 150 veterans from Western Pennsylvania, and 50 members from surrounding units getting together, having breakfast, and swapping war stories. Veterans from World War II through current conflicts were given the opportunities tell their own personal stories on the 14th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks.
Keith Hodan | Trib Total Media
At the Dollar Energy Fund's 32nd Annual Luncheon at the Lexus Club inside Consol Energy Center, Bishop David Zubik, of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, receives the Betty Ann Simon Award, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. The award is given annually to an individual who has 'made significant contributions to the limited income community through advocacy, limited income program advancements, program creation, legislation and program funding attainment that have assisted Dollar Energy Fund clients and limited-income clients build a path to self-sufficiency.'

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