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  1. #21
    Jr. Apprentice
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    Sep 2009
    Deer Park Tx


    i was in 4th grade. we were watching a movie and our teachers kept walking in and out of the class room. teachers were crying people were going home. but my parents wouldnt come get me out of school =/
    97 Silverado 5.7.
    Kenwood Head unit, 1 10inch pancake pioneer premier, 1500 watt amp
    Soon to come:
    Two 12' Kicker cvr's, Rollpan,Headers, Exhaust, Tint, 2f 4r drop.

  2. #22
    Master Mechanic CarpenterGuy's Avatar
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    Jul 2008
    Leeds, Alabama


    I was 9 years old and in 4th grade. I remember all the teachers going and locking all the doors and wouldn't let us out. i was mad i couldn't go outside and play. after school was over, i was about to go to soccer practice. I saw on the tv all the stuff that was going on and my mom and a friend of hers glued to the tv. i didn't know what was going on and was bored. i didn't understand the gravity of the situation until about 2 years later.
    2006 Silverado Z71 - 97,000 - totaled, RIP
    2006 Silverado Z71 - 122,000 (K&N 77 Series CAI, PowerAid TBS, Magnaflow dual rear exit, 33x12.50 Mickey Thompson MTZ, Tuff Country Torsion Keys, Tuff Country Add-A-Leafs)
    1966 C10 swb stepside (Gen I 350, Turbo 400 trans, dual cyl power brakes, front discs)
    I'll keep my money, guns, and freedom. You keep the Change.

  3. #23
    Sr. Apprentice MTPockets's Avatar
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    Oct 2009
    Salt Lake City, Utah


    Just stepped off a plan from Arizona to Utah. Family called to see if I was alright and that is when I found out what happened, then the airport was shut down.

  4. #24


    9/10/01 8pm we have landed in Bay City Michigan for a two day business trip. The following morning I joined my partners in the breakfast room of the hotel. News was reporting the first of the two planes hitting the tower. We started a debate as to the cause... pilot error, malfunction, intentional. Our debate was ended we watched the second plane hit.

    We didn't get much work done that day, and the trip was extended for several days as all traffic was grounded, then gridlocked for a while.

  5. #25


    09/11/01 finshed my third midnight tour at 0800. Was getting my hair cut when plane struck the towers. Instead of sleeping I was affixed to TV. Couldn't sleep so I went to my new house under construction and affixed American Flag to peak. Watched military jets do circles over coast.
    09/12/01 finished fourth midnight, responded to ground zero and worked "the pile" that was once Tower 1.
    Still get choked up and angry thinking about it.
    Lord, let us NEVER FORGET.

    XS ive1:(^^^)
    2008 Silverado Crew LTZ Southern Comfort conversion
    SoCo cat back duals
    Volant CAI
    6" Pro-Comp lift
    ARE cap with Yakima rack system (winter)
    GM Hard tri-fold tonneau (summer)
    GM rear wheel liners

    XS ive2:(avatar)
    2014 Silverado 2500HD CCSB LTZ Z71 6.6 DMax/Allison
    6.5" BDS 35" Nitto Trail Grapplers
    LineX/wheel liners/OEM tube steps/sunroof/slider/mirrors/Nav/cablights/trifold tonneau

    Getting the toys to the track with a 2007 Roadmaster 7X12 V-Nose 7k tandem "Mobile Man Cave".

  6. #26


    I was at work and got the call from my reserve unit. I had to report for duty immediately and was activated for a year and half.

    Bobby - North Carolina
    2008 4x4 5.3L V8
    6" Suspension Lift and 1.5" Body Lift
    20x9 Ballistic Jesters w/35" Toyo Open Country MT's & 1.5" rear wheel spacers
    4:56 Yukon Gears
    Hypertech Speedometer Calibrator
    Baja style bed mount spare tire carrier
    Flowmaster 40 series dual exhaust
    Recon Smoked LED tails/3rd brake lights/black projectors w/switchback LED's in the corners
    N-Fab Nerf Steps
    K&N CAI
    No Fear Pedals
    Tint, Line-X bedliner, Window visors, Rear wheel well liners
    Painted front grill, bow ties and door badges, de-"lettered" tailgate
    Powder coated front and rear bumpers

  7. #27
    Sr. Apprentice mainec's Avatar
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    Oct 2009
    Jacksonville, Florida


    I was stationed onboard the USS MCINERNEY, we were activated and deployed 4 days later.
    Charles :sign0011:

    2008 Chevy Silverado Z71 4x4 Crew Cab
    6" Pro Comp Suspension Lift
    20" Pro Comp Alloys
    35" Pro Comp Extreme A/T
    Flowmaster Super 40 Series Dual Exhaust
    Smitty Built Nerf Bars
    10% Window Tint

  8. #28
    Sr. Apprentice Triton911BJ's Avatar
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    Aug 2009
    Tunkhannock, PA


    9th grade - electronics class, neighboring teacher came running to turn on the tv..watched it that whole day..
    2005 Silverado Z71 Vortec 5.3L


    Triton Hose Co. No. 1 (Station 7)-Firefighter/Engineer
    Meshoppen Fire Company (Station 2)-Firefighter
    Tunkahnnock Community Ambulance (Station 1)-Driver
    Mehoopany Ambulance Squad (Station 4)-Driver
    Wyoming County 911 Center-Dispatcher/Call Taker

  9. #29


    workn for a government contractor...tryin to call my uncle on a sat phone...he missed the train...he had to turn in his key for tower 2...its ashame what happened.....
    "You underestimate my willingness to resort to violence to resolve this conflict" :fighting0037:

    2006 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD LT
    (8" Fabtech Suspension Lift, 3" Performance Accessories Body Lift, 37x13.50 Toyo MT's, 20" KMC Rockstar, K&N FIPK, Edelbrock Headers, Edelbrock Extreme Travel Shocks with Reservoir, MagnaFlow Dual Exhaust, Black Bear Performance Tune)

  10. #30


    Equipment Bay of the shop on Minot Air Force Base. We were preping for a concrete job that morning. We all ended up in the break room watching the 2nd plan hit and then going out to the bay and grabbing our gear bags. We hung out for 2 days waiting to leave. Eventually got over to Kuwiait in 02 and set up living areas and refuling points just south of the Iraqi border for the inital invasion.

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