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Air Force fighter pilot says he was prepared to use his plane as a weapon to protect DC on 9/11

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JOINT BASE ANDREWS - The nation is just one day away from marking the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks and stories of bravery from those who responded are still being told.Download the FOX 5 DC News App for Local Breaking News and WeatherFOX 5's Bob Barnard visited Joint Base Andrews and spoke with U.S.

Air Force Lt. Gen. Marc H. Sasseville who was with the 121st Fighter Squadron on the day of the attacks.MARYLAND FAMILY STRUGGLES WITH LOSS AS 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11 APPROACHESSasseville says he and the others on the ground that day rushed to their aircraft trying to get into the sky as quickly as possible once the news broke of the attacks.

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