With stepped up security, a 48th Security Forces member inspects the undercarriage of a vehicle before granting it permission to enter RAF Lakenheath, UK. Shortly after 8 AM (EST) on September 11, 2001 in an attempt to frighten the American people, terrorist mounted attacks on the World Trade Centers Twin Towers and at the Pentagon. Hijackers deliberately flew civilian airliners into the buildings, killing themselves, the passengers and thousands on the ground. Security is always foremost at RAF Lakenheath, but security is even tighter to prevent another occurrence of the tragedies that struck New York and Washington D.C