This issue of On Patrol brings together the diverse voices of
individuals who served on or after September 11 in various roles.
Their personal stories illustrate what it means to serve in the
Navy Lt. Matt Suyderhoud, a pilot with the Blue Angels, flies in formation during a practice demonstration with the Diamond pilots over Naval Air Facility El Centro in California on Feb. 21. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrea Perez