Stationed Abroad

Date Submitted: 06/10/2017
Author Info: Richard (Southwest Ranches, FL, United States) 
Occupation: Government/Military
Lived in NY on 9.11.01?: No
Knew someone who perished?: No

I was an Information Systems Technician stationed in Keflavik, Iceland at NCTS Keflavik with my family. On 9/11 we were on leave in Hollywood, FL. It took us almost a week to get back to the base in Iceland. Upon return I was full time Auxilary Security Force for the next 6 months.

It was difficult to be away from the base on that morning. As a member of the military all I wanted to do was be back on the base and contributing to the cause.


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