Rick Rescorla

#September11: Stand And Never Yield

Posted on September 11th, by Nina Bookout in Headlines. No Comments

It was a clear vivid blue September day. Americans were at work, at school, traveling, and some on the west coast just waking up. A normal Tuesday for all. And then, in an instant everything changed. At 8:46 AM the first plane, American Airlines Flight #11 slammed into the World Trade Center.

America and the world watched in shock, disbelief, and tears as terrorists slammed two planes into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon, and the fourth into a Pennsylvania field. Yet from the horrors of that day came stories of resilience, resolve, courage, and American exceptionalism.

Let’s Roll

40 courageous Americans, terrified yet resolute, charged the cockpit of Flight 93 so that the terrorists wouldn’t be able to fly that plane into another building. They sacrificed their lives so that countless others may live.

Stand And Never Yield

Rick Rescorla, a native of Cypress … Read More »