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September 11 Memorial: Remembering the victims who died at the World Trade Center and Pentagon, and in Pennsylvania

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Maj. Ronald D. Milam

Age: 33

Hometown: Washington, D.C., USA

Occupation: Assistant to the Secretary, U.S. Army

Location: Ground, Pentagon

"He really did love golf. That was his true passion--after his wife, Jacqueline, and daughter, Myejoi. [A son, Ron Jr., was born posthumously.] He came home to Tulsa on leave at one point, and he purchased this custom set of clubs. He just couldn't put them down. Even when he went on business trips, he'd always have his clubs with him." Tommie Milam, father

Source: The Washington Post, AP and washingtonpost.com

The profiles in this feature were written in the months following Sept. 11, 2001.

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A day after the 9/11 attacks a makeshift memorial was created on the Arlington Memorial Cemetery fence. Seven years later, the first 9/11 memorial is opening.

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