The microphone he was using wasn't necessary as Sgt. Maj. Tony Rose took a deep breath and began to talk about the horrific events of Sept. 11, 2001.
Total silence blanketed the banquet room at Claudia Sanders Thursday as Rose spoke to the Shelbyville Board of Realtors at their annual meeting Thursday.
"Where were you that day?" he asked. "Close your eyes. Can you see it?"
Rose, an Elizabethtown resident, was at his desk at the Pentagon when American Airlines flight 77 slammed into the building and exploded directly under his second floor office.
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