After serving in the Army during the Vietnam era, Rufus Cuffee had a nearly 40 year long career at the Pentagon. His spouse Diane says he was a supervisor in heating and refrigeration, and was there on September 11, 2001.
Diane Cuffee: 9/11 he was there, he left that morning for a class. The very area that the plane went in, that’s where he was supposed to have the meeting but they moved the meeting further down the hall and not long after that the plane hit that area.
She says within a month, she noticed signs of PTSD.