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ROTC instructor recalls Sept. 11: ‘There was no joy in that day’

| Brian Lester

In the middle of the Pacific Ocean on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Michael Fisher is aboard the USS Boxer sending emails back and forth with his wife.

The 844-foot multi-purpose amphibious assault ship is making its way back to San Diego from Hawaii, the final leg of a journey back from a six-month deployment in Jordan.

 

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