Former Barksdale Airman Recalls 9/11 Attacks, Response and Bush Visit [VIDEO]
Former KEEL morning show producer and Air Force vet Gary Watson talks with 101.7 / 710 KEEL's Robert J Wright and Erin McCarty about the 9/11 terror attacks and how he spent that horrific day as an air traffic controller at Barksdale Air Force Base.
Watson tells KEEL listeners about his military career as an air traffic controller and how on that September day, he was the lead controller in the Barksdale tower, directing a number of B-52s through a nuclear armed exercise, then being called on the guide the President's plane into the Bossier base for an emergency address to the nation.
Watson, by the way, is now working at KRNA-FM in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Iowa.
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