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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.

2008-07-01 09:00:35

By DINA CAPPIELLO By Dina Cappiello The Associated Press WASHINGTON The Defense Department is refusing to comply with orders or sign contracts to clean up 11 hazardous waste sites and has asked the White House and Justice Department to intervene on its behalf.

2008-06-30 00:02:02

The U.S. Department of Defense is resisting orders from the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up three military bases, officials say.

2008-06-20 15:00:12

A site memorializing the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the U.S. Department of Defense headquarters may attract too many tourists, critics say.

2008-03-07 00:00:00

Pentagon officials notified Defense Department bases and installations within the U.S. last week to prohibit Google representatives from taking panoramic videos inside the facilities.

2007-05-25 08:30:00

China's recent success at destroying a satellite in low-Earth orbit threatens the interests of all space-faring nations and posed dangers to human space flight, the Pentagon said Friday.

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