• Sept. 13, 2001 – Community shocked
by terroristic acts
Mark Gordon, a former resident of Crittenden, recalled his time as a Marine who spent much of his time guarding Camp David, the presidential retreat in Somerset County, Penn. One of the hijacked planes in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks crashed about 85 miles away from Camp David.
Gordon, who is now retired, also spent several years guarding embassies in Jordan and Saudi Arabia.