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9/11 - Symbols and Livescountry as flag
Remembering September 11, 2011On this day of remembrance, we recall the graceful
towers that reached toward the sky.
We praise and extol the virtues of those martyred souls
who perished in their flames;
I think of the Pentagon, which suffered the same fate,
and begin to wonder why
The souls lost there go largely unmentioned; surely their
loss is valued the same.
By Thurman P. Woodfork
Copyright 2003
Listed April 3, 2011
 

About Author... Thurman P. Woodfork (Woody) spent his Air Force career as a radar repairman in places as disparate as Biloxi, Mississippi; Cut Bank, Montana; Tin City, Alaska; Rosas, Spain and Tay Ninh, Vietnam. In Vietnam, he was assigned to Detachment 7 of the 619th Tactical Control Squadron, a Forward Air Command Post located on Trai Trang Sup. Trang Sup was an Army Special Forces camp situated about fifty miles northwest of Saigon in Tay Ninh province, close to the Cambodian border. After Vietnam, Woody remained in the Air Force for nine more years.

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