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I started researching FLight 77 and its passengers. Approximately 16 to 21 of the 58 passangers work at classified positions in the defense sector!!!! Look at how many of them are aerospace engineers. One is a lifetime CIA operative who works for veridian as an aerospace engineer, Yamnicky is his last name. The first passenger listed, Caswell, led a team of 100 scientists for the navy. Several work for Boeing and Raytheon on the Global Hawk in El Segundo, California.
I think many people faked their deaths. Perhaps a remote control center was riding with these folks on the C130 transport plane many witnesses saw at the same time as the missile attack on the pentagon. Here's is the list of people in aerospace/defense/bush associates that were on the plane that disappeared (into the shadow gov?). I'm sorry this is a rough draft, these are all excerpts from AP, Boston Herald, W Post, NYT, and other mainstream sources. The passenger list must be scrutinized to figure out what happenned to the alleged flight 77.
Interesting Passangers of Flight 77 (rough draft)
1. JOHN D. YAMNICKY SR., 71, of Waldorf, Md., was a retired naval aviator, but worked as a defense contractor for Veridian Corp. since his retirement as captain in 1979. His son, John Yamnicky, said his father worked on the development of the F/A-18 fighter jet. John Yamnicky Sr., was on a business trip on American Flight 77. After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1952, he became a Navy test pilot, flying an A-4 attack plane and would sometimes tell stories of his travels and Navy service in Korea and Vietnam. "He crash-landed five times and walked away from them each," said Cindy Sharpley, a friend of the family. "But not this last one."
Copyright ¬© 2001 The Associated Press
John D. Yamnicky Sr., a retired naval aviator who lived in Waldorf, was 71.
Mr. Yamnicky had worked for Veridian Corp., a defense contractor, since his retirement as a captain in 1979. He was working with military aircraft and weapons systems, said his son, John, 39.
Mr. Yamnicky was en route to California on a business trip, his son said. He took Flight 77 to California several times a month.
"He never talked about his work," said Cindy Sharpley, who has known the Yamnicky family for about 20 years.
But Mr. Yamnicky, a 1952 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy who became a Navy test pilot, flying an A-4 attack plane, would sometimes tell stories from his travels and Navy service in Korea and Vietnam.
"He crash-landed five times and walked away from them each," Ms. Sharpley said. "But not this last one."
Mr. Yamnicky graduated from the Navy Test Pilot School at Patuxent River in 1960.
"He had done a number of black programs -- which means top-secret," said his son. "We were given no details."
Mr. Yamnicky worked on the development of the F/A-18 fighter jet, said his son.
Mr. Yamnicky, who served on aircraft carriers, became a captain in 1971, when he was stationed at Patuxent River, then worked the office of the Secretary of Defense. Among the many decorations displayed on the walls of his Waldorf home, Ms. Sharpley said, are the Defense Superior Service Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Combat Action Ribbon and the Navy Expeditionary Medal.
A native of Barren Run, Pa., Mr. Yamnicky received a master's degree in international relations from George Washington University in 1966.
He is survived by his wife, Jan; four children; and eight grandchildren.
John Yamnicky, 71, of Waldorf, Md., graduated from the Naval Academy and spent 30 years with the Navy, including a stint flying jets in Vietnam. His passions, said Janet, his wife of 41 years, were "flying and his children and grandchildren and traveling. We live on a farm. He loved riding the tractor and doing farmwork." An aeronautical engineer for Veridian, he also leaves four children. Yamnicky left home for the airport at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday. "He told me goodbye," his wife says
Yamnicky was flying to Los Angeles on business for Veridian Engineering, a Virginia-based military contractor, where he worked on fighter aircraft and air-to-air missile programs.
2. William E. Caswell was a third-generation physicist whose work at the Navy was so classified that his family knew very little about what he did each day.
They don't even know exactly why he was headed to Los Angeles on the doomed American Airlines Flight 77.
"It was a trip he often took," his mother, Jean Caswell, said Friday. "We never knew what he was doing there because he couldn't say. You just learn not to ask questions."
It was an unusual feature of life in their family, which Caswell's parents described as very warm and close-knit. The Boston-born Caswell, 54, was very close to his wife, also named Jean, and to her son from a previous marriage, Sean O'Connor.
And nothing mattered more to him than the education of his 17-year-old daughter, Jennifer, a senior at a Silver Spring, Md., magnet high school with a specialty in science. Together, the two had been looking into colleges for her.
Profile courtesy of THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE.
In a Princeton University publication, Caswell's PhD advsior said that in the 1980s "I knew that the Navy needed a really smart scientist to advise on a classified advanced technology project and suggested Bill‚€™s name. I was not privy to his day-to-day progress, but by all accounts, it was his thesis project all over again: Starting from zero, he rapidly rose to a position of overall scientific responsibility, leading a team of more than 100 scientists in some of the Navy‚€™s most challenging research. His technical and management skills were held in the highest esteem by his colleagues and were officially recognized by major Navy awards and commendations. In a tragic irony, he was traveling for this project as a passenger on hijacked American Airlines Flight 77, and perished with all aboard when it crashed into the Pentagon."
3,4: Wilson Flagg, 63, of Millwood, Virginia, a U.S. Navy Admiral and pilot with American Airlines before his retirement.
Wilson Flagg, a retired rear admiral who was one of three admirals censured by the Navy over the 1991 Tailhook sexual-assault scandal, died in the American Airlines plane that crashed into the Pentagon, his family said yesterday. His wife, Darleen, also died in the crash. Both were 62.
On Oct. 15, 1993, the secretary of the Navy, John H. Dalton, censured Admiral Flagg along with Vice Adm. Richard Dunleavy and Rear Adm. Riley Mixson for failing to prevent misbehavior by junior officers at the 1991 Tailhook Association naval aviators convention, at which women were sexually molested. Admiral Flagg was one of Admiral Dunleavy's deputies in organizing the convention. The letter of censure in his file effectively blocked further promotion and led to his retirement from the Navy. He became an American Airlines pilot and retired from that job. His brother-in-law Ray Sellek said that he was still called on by the Pentagon for technical advice and had an office there.
"I just can't imagine what went on in those last moments," said his niece Ramona Reiss, of Huntington Beach, Calif., breaking into sobs. "I suppose part of him was prepared for something like this. I'm sure that plane didn't go down without a struggle."
Flagg, who used the nickname "Bud," was a decorated Vietnam War pilot and retired American pilot with 35 years' experience. He and Darlene, his high-school sweetheart who became his wife, died on the Boeing 757 when it was commandeered Tuesday by terrorists and crashed into the Pentagon. They were flying from their home in Millwood, Va., to a family get-together in Orange County, Calif.
He continued to work as a consultant to the Pentagon after his retirement as admiral.
An Annapolis graduate, Flagg rose to the rank of rear admiral in the Naval Reserve, Reiss said.
He was one of two senior officials censured by the Navy for being aware of crude sexual conduct in the scandal known as Tailhook and failing to stop it. His boss, Vice Adm. Richard Dunleavy, was cited by officials as bearing more blame for Tailhook than any other individual in the service. Dunleavy received a reduction in rank after he retired as head of naval warfare.
Ultimately, the scandal claimed the career of Adm. Frank Kelso II, the Navy's highest ranking officer.
Reiss said a memorial for Flagg will be held at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors.
5. Stanley Hall, 68, of Rancho Palos Verdes, California, director of program management with Raytheon Co.
Stanley Hall, 68, of Clifton, Va., was "our dean of electronic warfare," said a colleague at Raytheon, a defense contractor. Hall, director of program management for Raytheon Electronics Warfare, helped develop and build anti-radar technology. He was quiet, competent and something of a father figure. "We have a lot of young engineers who looked up to him as a mentor," Raytheon spokesman Ron Colman said. He leaves a wife, a son and two daughters.
6. Bryan Jack, 48, of Alexandria, Virginia, budget analyst/director of the programming and fiscal economics division with the Defense Department.Bryan Jack, 48, was from Alexandria, Va. Jack, who worked at the Pentagon, was headed to California to give a lecture at the Naval Postgraduate School when American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the Pentagon. Colleagues say Jack, 48, was a brilliant mathematician. As head of programming and fiscal economics in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, he was a top budget analyst. He had worked at the Pentagon 23 years. He was also a devoted son who called his parents every Wednesday and Sunday
Had Bryan Jack gone to his Pentagon office and settled at his computer at 8 a.m. Tuesday as he normally did, he might be alive today.
But in a cruel twist of fate, Jack was headed to California to give a lecture at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey. He was aboard American Airlines Flight 77 when it slammed into the Pentagon at 9:40 a.m.
"You have the question of 'Why Bryan?' " says his older brother, Terry Jack. "But then, you have the question of 'Why anyone?' "
Colleagues like Pentagon economist Carla Tighe say Jack, 48, was a brilliant mathematician. As head of programming and fiscal economics in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, he was a top budget analyst. He had worked at the Pentagon 23 years.
He was also a devoted son who called his parents every Wednesday and Sunday.
"Actually, he was planning a trip to visit us, which he does every 3 months," says his father, James Jack, 84, who is retired from the Air Force in Tyler, Texas. "He'd already purchased his tickets."
Jack had married artist Barbara Rachko last June. Rachko spent weekdays at her studio in New York and the two saw each other on weekends, either at their home in Alexandria, Va., or their apartment in New York. Rachko has a commercial pilot's license and spent 7 years as a naval officer. She resigned from active duty but is a commander in the Naval Reserve. They have no children.
Jack enjoyed photography and hiking and had been remodeling his Alexandria home.
"I never met anyone who I thought was kinder than he was," says his father, who still proudly recounts his son's achievements: Texas debate champion in high school; an MBA from Stanford University; a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland.
His father is philosophical about his son's fate.
"There are things you can't explain," he says. "It's ironic that this is the way it happened, but it's the way it happened."
7. Keller, Chandler "Chad" Raymond Chad was born in Manhattan Beach, California on October 8, 1971 and died September 11, 2001, on board the hijacked American Airlines Flight #77 that departed from Dulles International, Washington D.C. bound for Los Angeles. Chad was a lead Propulsion Engineer and a Project Manager with Boeing Satellite Systems. He lived life to the fullest and never missed an opportunity to be with friends. He loved to surf, ski, snowboard, cook, and had a wonderful sense of humor. Mixed with that humor was a very down to earth and genuine man. He and his wife Lisa were married on July 22nd at the Old Mission in Santa Barbara. He was a loving husband, respected by his coworkers, admired by his brothers and an immense pride and joy to his parents. He is survived by his wife Lisa Hurley Keller of Marina del Rey, his parents, Kathy and Dick Keller of Del Mar, and his brothers Brandon and Gavin. A memorial mass will be held for Chad on Saturday, September 22nd at 10:30 am at The Church of the American Martyrs in Manhattan Beach at 624 15th Street. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the Chandler R. Keller Scholarship Fund at the University of Colorado Foundation, P.O. Box 1140, Boulder, CO 80306.
Paid Notice published in THE LOS ANGELES TIMES on September, 21, 2001.
8. Dong Lee, 48, of Leesburg, Virginia, an engineer with Boeing Co.
9. Ruben Ornedo, 39, of Los Angeles, a propulsion engineer with Boeing Co.
Ruben Ornedo, 39, of Los Angeles, was a propulsion engineer for Boeing. He was scheduled to board a plane next week but a lull in an extended business trip in Washington, D.C., gave him an opportunity to go home for a day or two. He wanted to see his wife of three months, Sheila, who is pregnant. "He thought it was worth the trip just to see her," said his brother, Dr. Eduardo Ornedo of Los Angeles. Born in the Philippines, he graduated from University of California, Los Angeles and loved to travel. He and his wife had just bought a house in the Eagle Rock section of Los Angeles and one of his favorite hobbies was going to Home Depot, according to his brother.
Ruben Ornedo, 39, senior project engineer, Boeing Satellite Systems, El Segundo, Calif.
10.Robert Penninger, 63, of Poway, California, an electrical engineer with BAE Systems. Robert Penninger, 63, of Poway, Calif., was an electrical engineer who had worked for defense contractor BAE Systems in San Diego since 1990. According to his neighbor, Kit Young, Penninger lived life to the fullest. He and his wife, Janet, often took motorcycle trips and he loved his souped-up, emerald-green Mustang convertible. They have one daughter, Karen Penninger. "He brought a lot of joy to this neighborhood," said Young, who had lived next to Penninger for eight years. "He was a wonderful neighbor. Best we've ever had."
11 AND 12?. Robert R. Ploger III, 59, of Annandale, Virginia, a software architect with Lockheed Martin Corp.
Robert R. Ploger III, 59 and his wife, Zandra Cooper were from Annandale, Va. Ploger worker for 20 years at Lockheed Martin, where he was a manager in the systems and software architecture department, said colleague Matt Kramer. "He was a terrific guy, always upbeat, always had a smile on his face," Kramer said. His daughter, Wendy Chamerblin said, "He was a combination of intellectual and physical intensity and he had a keen sense of humor."...
13. John Sammartino, 37, of Annandale, Virginia, a technical manager for XonTech Inc.
John Sammartino of Annandale, Va., was a platinum frequent flier on American Airlines. A technical manager for XonTech, an Arlington, Va., science and technology firm, he was heading to company headquarters in Van Nuys, Calif., with colleague Leonard Taylor. "John and Lennie had very similar personalities," says their boss, Bob D'Alessandro. "They had a tremendous amount of patience. They were soft-spoken and reserved. Just top-drawer guys. ... I depended on them so much." Sammartino leaves a wife and daughter. Taylor is survived by wife Karyn and their two young daughters.
John Sammartino, 37, an engineer at XonTech Inc. in Rosslyn, left his Annandale home just after dawn Tuesday for Dulles International Airport. With a colleague, he boarded American Airlines Flight 77 to attend a conference in Los Angeles. By Tuesday night, his wife, Deborah Rooney, and other family members were getting ready to tell 4-year-old Nicole Sammartino that her father was dead.
"We're not holding up well," said Sammartino's sister, Valerie Personick, an economist at the U.S. Treasury Department. "We're not holding up well, but we're fair."
The last time the relatives had gathered, it was a far happier occasion. Over the Labor Day weekend, John Sammartino showed them the window frames and cabinets he had carved with his 83-year-old father, Frank, and was installing in the family's home. "It was terrific," Personick said.
Woodworking was a hobby Sammartino had cultivated since moving to the neighborhood five years ago, Personick said. He was born in New York and came to Washington in the 1980s to study at George Washington University, then earned a master's degree at Johns Hopkins University.
Out of college, Sammartino was hired as an engineer at the Naval Research Lab; he had worked 11 years at XonTech, a research and development firm involved in defense issues. His father and mother, Ann, live in the Mount Vernon area of Fairfax County.
14. Leonard Taylor,
By Globe Staf, 9/27/2001
A memorial Mass will be said Saturday for Leonard E. Taylor of Reston, Va., a technical manager at XonTech, a research and development firm specializing in sensor technologies for defense and industry.
A former resident of Andover, Mr. Taylor died Sept. 11 in the crash of American Airlines Flight 77 in Washington, D.C. He was 44.
He was born in Pasadena, Calif. He graduated from Andover High School in 1975 and Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1979.
15. Vicki Yancey was on her way to Reno for a business conference but hadn't planned to be on Flight 77, which crashed into the Pentagon on Tuesday.
Yancey, a former naval electronics technician, worked for a defense contracting company and had planned to leave Washington earlier, but ticketing problems delayed her departure, her husband, David, told the Washington Post. She called her husband 10 minutes before the flight boarded, to tell him that she got a seat on the plane.
Profile courtesy of THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE.
--Vicki Yancey, of Springfield, was an eager worker and an even more eager traveler. The former naval electronics technician, bound for a business conference in Reno, Nev., was on the first of what she hoped would be many trips for Vredenburg, a Washington-based defense contractor for which she worked. She wasn't supposed to be on American Airlines Flight 77, however. Ticketing problems delayed her departure on an earlier flight, and she made it onto the American plane with minutes to spare. When she called her husband, David Yancey, to let him know, each said, "I love you," before hanging up.
The 43-year-old mother of two daughters -- Michelle, 18, and Carolyn, 15 -- loved politics, figure skating and the beach.
In 1991, she wrote a letter to The Washington Post lamenting the demise of the one-income family. That led to an appearance before the Senate Finance Committee, where she testified about the struggles of middle-class families. USA Today, CNN and PBS followed up with stories.
Above a picture of her on her Web page, Yancey wrote: "I love politics -- here's me testifying before the Senate Finance Committee in 1991. What an exciting day that was!"
-- Steven Ginsberg
Vicki Yancey was never supposed to be on Flight 77 in the first place. But about 10 minutes before it boarded, she called her husband to tell him that she was able to get a seat. The former naval electronics technician needed to be in Reno for a business conference, and ticketing problems had prevented her from leaving earlier.
"I told her to be safe and that I loved her, and she told me she loved me back," David Yancey said yesterday from his Springfield home.
About an hour later -- not knowing his wife's flight number -- he watched the television footage of the disaster at the Pentagon. He began frantically searching the Internet, trying to learn whatever he could about morning departures from Dulles.
Then her defense contractor company called. "They said they were under the belief that she was on Flight 77," Yancey said. "At that point I was in a panic. I tried to call her cell phone again and again."
16. Charles Burlingame
A 1971 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Charles F. Burlingame III was captain of American Airlines Flight 77.
He would have celebrated his 52nd birthday yesterday, said his brother, Mark W. Burlingame of Lancaster, Pa.
Mark Burlingame said his brother was in the Navy Reserve and had worked in the same area of the Pentagon where the airliner crashed. He also was organizing a 30th reunion for his Naval Academy class.
He leaves a wife, Sheri, a daughter and a grandson
Burlingame's family says he would not have given up the cockpit without a fight. If he were still in the cockpit, they say, he would not have been alive as the plane circled back from southern Ohio and flew toward the Pentagon.
Burlingame's father had spent 23 years in the Navy and Air Force, and he and his wife are buried at Arlington National Cemetery, just across the highway from the military headquarters.
While a Navy reservist, Burlingame worked in the Pentagon not far from the crash site.
17. Barbara Olson, Advocate and Conservative Commentator, Dies at 45
By NEIL A. LEWIS
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 - Barbara K. Olson, who was killed on Tuesday on the commercial jetliner that was hijacked and flown into the Pentagon, was well known to television viewers across the nation as a combative and confident political commentator representing the conservative Republican point of view.
Mrs. Olson, 45, was also half of a highly influential couple on Washington's social-political scene; her husband, Theodore B. Olson, an appellate lawyer, successfully argued the Florida election case for George W. Bush before the Supreme Court. President Bush named Mr. Olson the nation's solicitor general, the official who formulates the administration's strategy before the nation's courts.
Mr. Olson was in his Justice Department office on Tuesday morning when he received two calls from Mrs. Olson, who was using her cell phone aboard American Airlines Flight 77 to tell him the plane had been hijacked. Her description of what was occurring in her last moments provided what officials said was valuable information about the incident. She reported that the flight crew had been herded to the back of the plane with the passengers, and she asked her husband what she should tell the pilot who was apparently beside her while the hijackers were in control of the cockpit.
Mrs. Olson's friends and her husband said her efforts to "do something" on the doomed plane were exquisitely in character. " She never sat back," her husband said in an interview.
The Olsons, who were married four years ago, complemented each other in style. Mrs. Olson was the more outspoken of the two in her televised commentaries, while Mr. Olson presented a more deliberative face in his role as the reigning constitutional litigator for the Republican establishment.
Although Mrs. Olson was generally a take-no-prisoners advocate, Mr. Olson recalled on Tuesday that she recently told him she had come to believe that the national political debate had become too acrimonious. He recalled that she said that during one television appearance, she believed those who called in comments to her and her liberal counterpart, Bill Press, were far too harsh.
Barbara Kay Bracher Olson was born on Dec. 27, 1955, in Houston, and trained to be a teacher at the University of St. Thomas in her hometown. But, she had told friends, she wanted to save enough money to go to law school and decided a quicker way to do so than teaching was to become a part of the film industry.
With no experience in the field but an abundance of self-confidence, she moved to Hollywood and began telephoning production companies connected to well-known actors, offering herself as an all-around helper. Stacy Keach finally offered her a job, Mr. Olson recalled this week, and when she saved enough money to go to law school, she moved to New York to attend the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University.
Mrs. Olson turned down jobs in New York after law school because she yearned to live in Washington. As chief counsel for the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee's Republican majority from 1995 to 1996, Mrs. Olson led the investigation into President Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton's role in firing longtime employees of the White House travel office. She became a caustic and relentless critic of the Clintons.
Mrs. Olson wrote "Hell to Pay" (Regnery, 1999), a highly critical book about Mrs. Clinton, and recently finished a sequel, "Final Days," about the Clintons' last weeks in the White House. Mr. Olson said it would be published by Regnery.
Mrs. Olson is survived by her brother, David Bracher, and her sister, Antoinette Lawrence, both of Houston, as well as her husband.
Editorial Obituary published in THE NEW YORK TIMES on September 13, 2001
18. Karen Kincaid, 40, of Washington, D.C. An Iowa native, she was a partner at the Washington law firm of Wiley Rein & Fielding, which specializes in communications law. She was flying to Los Angeles to attend a wireless industry conference. She was training to run in the Marine Corps Marathon Oct. 28 with her husband of 5 years, Peter Batacan, a lawyer at another firm. "She was very self-effacing," says Richard Wiley, head of the firm. "She was really one of the nicest most genuine individual you would hope to meet."
[Wiley Rein & Fielding is a powerful Republican law firm that was part of the Bush Cheney Transition team 2001 as well as important white collar crime defense counsel]
19. Steven 'Jake' Jacoby was chief operating officer of Metrocall Inc., one of the nation's largest paging companies. "The fact that Metrocall's technical operating network continued to function and provide critical communications during this horrific event was a tribute to Jake," said Vince Kelly, the firm's chief financial officer. Jacoby, who was in the American Airlines flight that slammed into the Pentagon, recently oversaw the development of a two-way paging device for critically ill people to use in emergencies, Metrocall spokesman Timothy Dietz said. The company has handed out devices to emergency personnel working the scene in Washington and New York. "I understand they're being used," Dietz said. "That would make Jake happy." Jacoby is survived by his wife, Kim, and three children.-------
---At 7 a.m. on Sept. 11, Mike Scanlon [MetroCall spokesperson and long-time friend of Bush adviser, Karl Rove] was asleep in a hotel bed in San Diego. The senior vice president of marketing and communications for Alexandria-based Metrocall was on the West Coast for a trade show - one of two exhibitions of interest that day to his firm, the second-largest provider of wireless pagers in the nation. Steven D. "Jake" Jacoby, the company's chief operating officer, was going to cover the other show in Los Angeles. The two men had been close colleagues for 20 years. "I can't tell you how many times I sat next to him on an airplane," says Scanlon who left Dulles airport for the coast the night before. Jacoby was due to leave from Dulles to Los Angeles on American Flight 77 that morning.
As Scanlon slept peacefully, the pager on his bed stand suddenly blared. "All hell had broken loose," he says. He tried to call his office, but the lines were jammed. Soon, he learned the stunning news. Terrorists had hijacked Jacoby's airliner and slammed it into the southwest side of the Pentagon. All on board, including Jacoby, had died. Metrocall officials, using their name-brand pagers, frantically tried to account for the rest of their executive staff.
But there was a incredible irony in Chief Operating Officer Jake Jacoby's death, company officials say.
The wireless messaging system that Jacoby designed went into maximum overdrive as his life came to a devastating end when his plan crashed into the Pentagon. Jacoby was one of the key architects of a multiple-frequency wireless messaging system that has 15 redundant backup frequencies at any given time. Metrocall has 6.2 million customers nationwide, many of them in the medical or emergency services field.
"He's the guy who had more to do with setting up the systems, and we lose him when our systems are taxed to the max," says Mike Scanlon, vice president of marketing and communications for Metrocall (< http://www.metrocall.com>). "His system may have saved lives at the Pentagon."
Even as it mourned the loss of one of its top executives, Metrocall donated 4,000 pagers and wireless messaging services to relief efforts in New York and Arlington. Those devices were more reliable than the overloaded telephone and cellular networks Sept. 11, and may have saved a few lives, Scanlon says.
"Nationwide, 75 percent of the hospital, emergency worker and medical field use our services," Scanlon says. "Many of them were made aware of the attack through our system and our devices."
While it's not clear whether the reliability and availability of Metrocall's services during the disaster will have a positive economic impact on the already struggling company (Nasdaq: MCLL), Scanlon says its one-way and two-way messaging devices have been in high demand around the search and rescue operations in New York and Arlington.
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