Americans in Wartime Experience

Ross Randlett


Ross Randlett is a police officer who was employed with the Prince William County Police in Virginia.  He responded to the Pentagon on the morning of September 11th, 2001 to assist with the rescue effort.  In the days that followed, Ross and his dog Maverick participated in the recovery efforts.  He gives a very detailed and emotional account of the process utilized to recover the dead and search for evidence.

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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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