Americans in Wartime Experience

Robert Icolari


On the morning of September 11th, 2001, Robert Icolari was a police officer employed by the Arlington County Police Department.  He responded to the Pentagon shortly after the attack and would return in the days afterwards assisting with the the recovery efforts and to provide scene security as a member of the Arlington County SWAT Team.  Among his teams duties was the security of the morgue.

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The Americans in Wartime Experience explores the impact of war and conflict on America since WWI. It honors those who served in the military and on the home front and highlights the values they demonstrated in serving – duty, honor, and courage. It examines how periods of conflict have profoundly shaped American society. It educates visitors about the costs of war, both on a personal and social level. It challenges visitors to remember the service and sacrifices made by their fellow citizens to preserve and defend our freedoms. LEARN MORE

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