September 10 | Post 9/11 Stories of Bravery
September 10, 2020
As we commemorate one of the darkest days in American history, we shine a light on the stories of some 9/11 heroes who demonstrate resilience and dedication.
Medal of Honor (Episode Two): “Medal of Honor” is a gripping docudrama, with each episode focusing on a different Medal of Honor recipient throughout history. Episode two is about Clint Romesha, who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in Afghanistan in 2009. Despite being outgunned and outmanned, Romesha led an incredible defense under siege. The episode is a compelling and informative reenactment. WATCH on Netflix.
American Sniper: Based on an autobiography of the same name, “American Sniper” tells the story of Chris Kyle, a Navy SEAL sniper whose accuracy was unparalleled. But when he returns home from four tours in Iraq, he finds that war is a hard thing to leave behind. Directed by Clint Eastwood, this film won an Academy Award in 2015. RENT on Prime Video.
Veterans Coming Home: Created by a team of photographers, writers, and filmmakers with both military and civilian backgrounds, “Veterans Coming Home” traverses the country and explores the divide between post-9/11 veterans and their communities. This web series also features veterans making a difference in their workplaces, campuses, and neighborhoods. WATCH on PBS.