Pence spoke Tuesday at the Pentagon Memorial.
"Our college students aren't old enough to remember firsthand what happened here", he said. "They hoped to break our spirit, and they failed".
The ceremony in New York was attended by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and Mayor Bill de Blasio, as well as his predecessors Michael Bloomberg and Rudy Giuliani. "Never miss a chance to let those held dearest know your [love] for them".
During the conversation with New Jersey's WWOR-TV/UPN 9 News, the now-president commented that his building "actually was the second-tallest building in downtown Manhattan, and it was actually - before the World Trade Center - was the tallest".
Others criticized the tone of a tweet the president sent out on his way to the memorial event, which read, "17 years since September 11th!"
Video footage shows the moment Donald Trump made the outlandish gesture shortly after touching down in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, as Melania follows behind him.
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Almost 3,000 people died in the attack.
The 9/11 commemorations are by now familiar rituals, centered on reading the names of the dead.
Thousands of visitors sat in near silence Tuesday morning in Somerset County, as a pair of bells rang out with dramatic chimes. Some tearful readers mentioned how much they miss their loved ones. Survivors of the attack were also present, as well as rescuers who worked on the site and dignitaries from the city and around the world.
A short while earlier in Trump's native NY, there was a minute's silence at 8:46am (1246 GMT), the moment the first of two hijacked airliners struck the World Trade Center.
President Trump delivered remarks at the site where United Airlines Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked by terrorists, crashed, killing the 40 passengers and crew on board.
Seventeen years after losing her husband, Margie Miller went to the New York City ceremony from her home in suburban Baldwin.
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Their extended family gathered for the ceremony, including two of Peter's sons - one who's a firefighter and another who's in training.
Almost 10,000 of them have had some form of cancer, according to the World Trade Center Health Program. She calls the progress "amazing".
Senator John Cornyn, a Texas Republican, was among those who noted this was the first year that Americans born after the attacks would be old enough to enlist in the USA military.
And he greeted crowds with a double fist pump - sparking a huge backlash online.
Callie Cirulnick, 10, visits the Pepperdine University's annual display of flags honoring the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
The almost 3,000 people who died when hijacked jetliners crashed into the World Trade Center were remembered in New York City on Tuesday (September 11), the 17th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in 2001.
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