Latest The Pentagon Stories

2008-09-19 12:00:19

Efforts to force the Pentagon to clean up polluted military sites have led to U.S. Defense Department retaliation, state environmental officials say.

2008-09-13 03:00:21

By S Sometimes it's the details that are most important. The architects of the Pentagon Memorial turned to Rob Kelly, a professor of materials science in the engineering school at the University of Virginia, to find the perfect metal to build the memorial commemorating that horrible day.

2008-09-12 15:00:21

Obama, McCain silence campaigns for the day, make joint appearance in New York New Mexican wire services WASHINGTON -- The nearly 3,000 people who died when hijackers commandeered four passenger jets on Sept.

2008-09-12 09:00:33

Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York City From wire reports WASHINGTON The nearly 3,000 people who died when hijackers commandeered four passenger jets on Sept.

2008-09-11 15:00:26

A surveillance camera caught the scene shortly after terrorists crashed American Airlines Flight 77 into the Pentagon at about 9:35 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, killing 125 in the building and 64 aboard the jet. *** (c) 2008 Record, The; Bergen County, N.J.. Provided by ProQuest LLC.

2008-09-11 15:05:00

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Jerry Mullins of Pentagon Memorial Fund, +1-202-355- 6310 WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first of three planned national September 11, 2001 Memorials was dedicated today by President George W. Bush at the Pentagon this morning.

2008-09-11 12:00:05

U.S. military personnel Thursday lifted blue shrouds from 184 benches honoring those who died when American Airlines Flight 77 rammed the Pentagon in 2001. The memorial on the Pentagon's west wall "is a testament to those who were taken from us and the memories that will live on," U.S.

2008-09-11 09:05:00

The presidential candidates Thursday set aside politics to join others in New York to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

2008-07-18 09:00:11

By JAMES RISEN By James Risen The New York Times WASHINGTON Shoddy electrical work by private contractors on U.S. military bases in Iraq is widespread and dangerous, causing more deaths and injuries from fires and shocks than the Pentagon has acknowledged, according to internal Army documents.

2008-07-03 09:00:43

The Environmental Protection Agency has federal law on its side in a dispute with the Pentagon over the cleanup of three military bases and a dozen other sites across the country. The Pentagon has really big guns and a brazen defiance fueled by years of apathy from the White House.

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