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September 11 Memorial: Remembering the victims who died at the World Trade Center and Pentagon, and in Pennsylvania

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Willie Q. Troy

Age: 51

Hometown: Aberdeen, Md., USA

Occupation: Program analyst, U.S. Army

Location: Ground, Pentagon


Willie Q. Troy, 51, was working as a civilian program analyst in the office of the administrative assistant to the secretary of the Army when Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon.

Troy, who lived in Aberdeen with his wife, returned to the United States about a year ago after more than 20 years of military service in Germany, Panama and Puerto Rico, the Baltimore Sun reported. He initially enlisted in the Army in 1970 and served in Vietnam, the paper said.

Source: The Washington Post, AP and

The profiles in this feature were written in the months following Sept. 11, 2001.

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