Mister Rogers and 9-11

My husband, Dan, served 20 years with the Air Force and he is often asked what kinds of planes he flew. He chuckles and answers, “I don’t fly. I developed and acquired the systems the Air Force uses.” Pilots are only about 4% of the Air Force. Lesser known are the mechanics, air traffic controllers, medical professionals, cyber experts and engineers that all support the folks in the cock pit. September 11 is Patriot Day. On that Tuesday in 2001, most of those who gave their lives were not in uniform. They were ordinary citizens doing their jobs. In addition,