Comments for: MAINEiacs scrambled to New York on 9/11

Posted Sept. 09, 2011, at 11:41 a.m.
Last modified Sept. 10, 2011, at 12:03 a.m.

A KC-135 Stratotanker — call sign Maine 85 — was preparing for a routine training exercise off the coast of Long Island on Sept. 11, 2001, when the citizen soldiers of the 101st Air Refueling Wing suddenly got a new mission. “We were told to start heading west to the …

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