Title

Personal Reflections of Michael McCormick

Document Type

Personal Reflection

What were you doing on 9/11? (Or, What was your interviewee doing on 9/11?)

New York Air Route Traffic Control Center, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

How did 9/11 affect you personally and or professionally?

It completely changed my career and my life. I served 3 tours as a civilian in Iraq rebuilding their aviation and transportation systems then managed airspace security for the U.S. I helped develop many of the post-9/11 security protocols.

What do you want future generations of professionals, particularly those going into your field, to know about 9/11?

Everyday men and women rose above the tragedy to secure our nation and restore our economy. They are heroes.

On 9/11, what sector were you (OR your interviewee) in?

Airlines, Not a pilot

On 9/11 what was your (OR your interviewee’s) occupation? (optional)

Air Traffic Manager

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Personal Reflections of Michael McCormick

It completely changed my career and my life. I served 3 tours as a civilian in Iraq rebuilding their aviation and transportation systems then managed airspace security for the U.S. I helped develop many of the post-9/11 security protocols.