Panelists at 2008 Family Assistance Foundation Symposium

Victims of Pan Am Flight 103 Board Chairman, Glenn Johnson, Jr. his wife, Carole, and VPAF103 Secretary Kathy Tedeschi were panelists at this years Family Assistance Foundation Symposium on April 8, 2008 in Atlanta, GA. This event was extremely valuable. It provided the opportunity to share and receive "real life" tips and information in dealing with a crisis from top experts in their field. Their panel discussion with what they have experience during the nearly twenty years since the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, Dec. 21, 1988.

Photos from the 19th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony

These are a few pictures from the Pan Am Flight 103 19th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony.

Playing the pipes at the Cairn
Finding names
Secretary Chertoff speaking
Kara speaking
Reading names

Families Applaud Congressional Passage of FY08 State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriation Bill

Language prohibits U.S. foreign assistance to Libya until justice is fulfilled to American victims

Statement of Kara Weipz, President of Victims of Pan Am Flight 103:

"Today, the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103 applaud Congress for adopting the FY08 State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations bill." The bill prohibits spending on U.S. foreign assistance to Libya until Libya honors commitments it made to the victims of Pan Am 103. It also requires the State Department to report to Congress every six months its efforts to bring justice to the victims.

Pan Am Flight 103 19th Remembrance Ceremony

The 19th Remembrance Ceremony is scheduled for this Friday, Dec 21st at the Cairn at Arlington National Cemetery. The ceremony will begin at 1:30pm. Secretary Michael Chertoff, Secretary of Homeland Security, will be the keynote speaker. The Army band, a piper and the choir from the United Methodist Church will perform.

For family members and guests, there is parking by the Cairn inside of the cemetery.

Senators Urge Libya To Pay Victims' Families Of Libyan Terrorism

Lautenberg Leads Delegation to Ensure Justice for Victims of Libyan Terror

WASHINGTON, D.C. -Today, a coalition of eight Senators, led by Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), sent a letter to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice asking her to use an upcoming diplomatic visit to urge Libya to fulfill its obligations to American victims of Libyan terrorism. Lautenberg was joined by Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Hillary Clinton (D-NY), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Norm Coleman (R-MN) and Chris Dodd (D-CT).

Pan Am 103 Families Condemn U.S.-Libya Business Association Meeting

Washington, November 5, 2007 - The U.S.-Libya Business Association today is holding its second annual conference on U.S.-Libya policy. Kara Weipz's brother Rick Monetti was one of 270 victims who died when Libyan terrorists bombed Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988.

Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Pan Am 103 Families Oppose Libya Seat on Security Council

October 16, 2007 - The United Nations is scheduled to vote today on Libya's membership to the Security Council. Following the conclusion of the UN General Assembly, unnamed senior U.S. officials stated that the U.S. would not block Libya's bid, a departure from its 15-year long effort to bar Libya from the Security Council.

2007 Syracuse Remembrance Ceremony and Annual Meeting

2:03 pm, Friday afternoon, October 26th, the Rose Laying ceremony will begin at the Wall of Remembrance on the Syracuse University campus. This will be followed by a convocation and reception also on campus. At 6:30 pm, Friday evening, we will have a dinner at the Syracuse Sheraton Hotel for any family/friends attending (everyone is responsible for their own meal charges). The annual membership meeting of the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103 will be at 10 am Saturday, October 27 in the SU Bird Library.

A red rose among white roses
Scholar speaking
Orange roses

Lockerbie Relatives Come Full Circle

BBC News | Lockerbie relatives come full circle

As relatives of the Lockerbie disaster victims gather for the 10th anniversary some express fears about how the bombing of Iraq might delay the handover of two Libyan suspects.

Families of the Lockerbie Bombing Demand Justice

Victims of Pan Am Flight 103 Call on Congress and Administration to Hold Libya Accountable

WASHINGTON, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Families of the victims of Pan Am Flight 103 today called on the Bush Administration to hold Libya fully accountable for an agreement the Libyan government reached with the victims' families three years ago. The families were joined by a bipartisan group of Representatives and Senators at a Capitol Hill press conference, after an afternoon meeting with State Department officials.


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