President dedicates Pentagon Memorial

Sheftick, Gary
December 2008
Soldiers;Dec2008, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p8
The article reports that U.S. President George W. Bush dedicated the Pentagon Memorial to the Pentagon employees who provided sacrifice and heroism during the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. Bush stated that Pentagon employees ran to smoke-filled rooms to guide their friends to safety. The service-members pulled blue coverings off the 184 engraved benches in the memorial following Bush's speech. The benches have the 184 names of the people who died in the attack.


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