Anthony Rodriguez‚ 36‚ firefighter‚ FDNY‚ Engine 279. Rodriguez had served as a U.S. Navy radioman for 10 years and was barely six months into his FDNY career. Although his tenure was brief‚ Rodriguez considered it the best job in the world. On the way home to his Staten Island family when the World Trade Center was attacked‚ Rodriguez called to tell them he was headed back to work. Three days later‚ his wife gave birth to their sixth child.