Moments That Forever Change Us

The question has been coming up on social media over the last few days, “Where were you on Sept 11, 2001?”

I was a flight nurse, stationed at Ramstein, Germany. The absolute best assignment of my career. It was going on 3 o’clock in the afternoon and all of us in the squadron were called to our TPMRC office. When I got there I saw on the TV the first tower smoking and reports of a plane hitting it.

My first thought was, “How can someone not see a massive skyscraper in front of them?” Moments later, the second tower was struck, and life as we knew it…