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Pentagon Memorial

 
 
Pentagon Memorial Marker - Panel 1 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 9, 2008
1. Pentagon Memorial Marker - Panel 1
Inscription. [Panel 1]:
We claim this ground in remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001.

To honor the 184 people whose lives were lost, their families, and all who sacrifice that we may live in freedom.

We will never forget.

[Panel 2]:
We will be forever grateful to the thousands of people from across the nation and around the world who contributed their time, resources and energy to create this Memorial.

The Pentagon Memorial Fund, Inc. Board of Directors:
James J. Laycheck, Chairman Rosemary L. Dillard Lisa T. Dolan Elaine M. Donovan Thomas P. Heidelberger Wedy Ploger Bernard P. Salamone Dawn Schlegel

Established by Act of Congress, December 2001

Groundbreaking, June 15, 2006:
Donald Rumsfeld - Secretary of Defense
Dedication, September 11, 2008:
George W. Bush - President of the United States
Richard B. Cheney - Vice President of the United States
Robert M. Gates - Secretary of Defense
Gordon R. Englund - Deputy Secretary of Defense
Admiral Michael Mullen - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Michael B. Donley - Director, Administration and Management

[Panel 3]:
On September 11, 2001, acts of terrorism took the lives of thousands at the World Trade Center in
Pentagon Memorial Marker - Panel 2 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 9, 2008
2. Pentagon Memorial Marker - Panel 2
New York City, in a grassy field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and here at the Pentagon.

We will forever remember our loved ones, friends and colleagues.

1968 * Paul W. Ambrose
1973 * SPC Craig S. Amundson, USA
1973 * YN3 Melissa Rose Barnes, USN
1932 * MSG Max J. Belke, USA, Retired
1966 * Yeneneh Betru
1977 * IT2 Kris Romeo Bishumdat, USN
1953 * Carrie R. Blagburn
1948 * COL Canfield D. Boone, USA
1936 * Mary Jane Booth
1958 * Donna M. Bowen
1970 * Allen P. Boyle
1990 * Bernard C. Brown II
1977 * ET3 Christopher L. Burford, USN
1949 * CAPT Charles F. Burlingame III, USNR, Retired
1979 * ET3 Daniel M. Caballero, USN
1957 * SFC Jose O. Calderon-Olmedo, USA
1957 * Suzanne M. Calley
1950 * Angelene C. Carter
1963 * Sharon A. Carver
1947 * William E. Caswell
1945 * SFC John J. Chada, USA, Retired
1938 * Rosa Maria Chapa
1962 * David M. Charlebois
1936 * Sara M. Clark
1962 * Julian T. Cooper
1990 * Asia C. Cotton
1968 * LCDR Eric A. Cranford, USN
1943 * Ada M. Davis
1943 * James D. Debeuneure
1957 * CAPT Gerald F. DeConto, USN
1990 * Rodney Dickens
1960 * LTC Jerry D. Dickerson, USA
1947 * Eddie A. Dillard
1968 * IT1 Johnnie Doctor, Jr., USN
1958 * CAPT Robert E. Dolan, Jr., USN
1964 * CDR
Pentagon Memorial Marker - Panel 3 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 9, 2008
3. Pentagon Memorial Marker - Panel 3
William H. Donovan, USN
1949 * LCDR Charles A. Droz III, USN, Retired
1962 * CDR Patrick Dunn, USN
1975 * AG1 Edward T. Earhart, USN
1943 * Barbara G. Edwards
1964 * LCDR Robert R. Elseth, USNR
1956 * Charles S. Falkenberg
1998 * Dana Falkenberg
1992 * Zoe Falkenberg
1977 * SK3 Jamie L. Fallon, USN
1962 * J. Joseph Ferguson
1955 * Amelia V. Fields
1944 * Gerald P. Fisher
1938 * Darlene E. Flagg
1938 * RADM Wilson F. Flagg, USNR, Retired
1979 * AG2 Matthew M. Flocco, USN
1960 * Sandra H. Foster
1946 * 1st Lt Richard P. Gabriel, USMC, Retired
1944 * CAPT Lawrence D. Getzfred, USN
1947 * Cortez Ghee
1942 * Brenda C. Gibson
1941 * COL Ronald F. Golinski, USA, Retired
1946 * Ian J. Gray
1962 * Diane Hale-McKinzy
1933 * Stanley R. Hall
1952 * Carolyn B. Halmon
1949 * Michele M. Heidenberger
1950 * Sheila M.S. Hein
1964 * ET1Ronald J. Hemenway, USN
1960 * MAJ Wallace Cole Hogan, Jr., USN
1947 * SSG Jimmie I. Holley, USA, Retired
1974 * Angela M. Houtz
1975 * Brady Kay Howell
1965 * Peggy M. Hurt
1955 * LTC Stephen N. Hyland, Jr., USA
1946 * Lt Col Robert J. Hymel, USAF, Retired
1958 * SGM Lacey B. Ivory, USA
1953 * Bryan C. Jack
1957 * Steven D. Jacoby
1953 * LTC Dennis M. Johnson, USA
1948 * Judith
Pentagon Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 31, 2007
4. Pentagon Memorial Marker
Photo taken on Nov 4, 2001
L. Jones
1951 * Ann C. Judge
1951 * Brenda Kegler
1971 * Chandler R. Keller
1939 * Yvonne E. Kennedy
1956 * Norma Cruz Khan
1960 * Karen Ann Kincaid
1970 * LT Michael S. Lamana, USN
1961 * David W. Laycock
1953 * Dong Chul Lee
1963 * Jennifer Lewis
1952 * Kenneth E. Lewis
1964 * Samantha L. Lightbourn-Allen
1962 * MAJ Stephen V. Long, USA
1946 * James T. Lynch, Jr.
1952 * Terence M. Lynch
1971 * OS2 Nehamon Lyons IV, USN
1963 * Shelley A. Marshall
1956 * Teresa M. Martin
1951 * Ada L. Mason-Acker
1944 * LTC Dean E. Mattson, USA
1947 * LTG Timothy J. Maude, USA
1948 * Robert J. Maxwell
1962 * Renee A. May
1963 * Molly L. McKenzie
1956 * Dora Marie Menchaca
1959 * Patricia E. Mickley
1968 * MAJ Ronald D. Milam, USA
1961 * Gerard P. Moran, Jr.
1947 * Odessa V. Morris
1966 * ET1 Brian A. Moss, USN
1953 * Teddington H. Moy
1963 * LCDR Patrick J. Murphy, USNR
1962 * Christopher C. Newton
1959 * Khang Ngoc Nguyen
1971 * DM2 Michael A. Noeth, USN
1955 * Barbara K. Olson
1961 * Ruben S. Ornedo
1946 * Diana B. Padro
1974 * LT Jonas M. Panik, USNR
1968 * MAJ Clifford L. Patterson, Jr., USA
1937 * Robert Penninger
1941 * Robert R. Ploger III
1952 * Zandra F. Ploger
1975 * LT
Pentagon Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 9, 2008
5. Pentagon Memorial
Looking east toward the 9/11 crash site, now restored. Note the 184 "memorial units" oriented to the east and west, representing those killed aboard AA Flight 77 and those killed inside the Pentagon, respectively.
Darin H. Pontell, USNR
1966 * Scott Powell
1951 * CAPT Jack D. Punches, USN, Retired
1961 * AW1 Joseph J. Pycier, Jr., USN
1958 * Lisa J. Raines
1956 * Deborah A. Ramsaur
1956 * Rhonda Sue Rasmussen
1967 * IT1 Marsha D. Ratchford, USN
1945 * Martha M. Reszke
1961 * Todd H. Reuben
1960 * Cecelia A. E. (Lawson) Richard
1969 * Edward V. Rowenhorst
1957 * Judy Rowlett
1949 * SGM Robert E. Russell, USA, Retired
1943 * CW4 William R. Ruth, USAR
1947 * Charles E. Sabin, Sr.
1947 * Marjorie C. Salamone
1963 * John P. Sammartino
1956 * COL David M. Scales, USA
1963 * CDR Robert A. Schlegel, USN
1954 * Janice M. Scott
1947 * LTC Michael L. Selves, USA, Retired
1954 * Marian H. Serva
1961 * CDR Dan F. Shanower, USN
1965 * Antionette M. Sherman
1943 * Donald D. Simmons
1947 * Diane M. Simmons
1944 * George W. Simmons
1946 * Cheryle D. Sincock
1957 * ITC Gregg H. Smallwood, USN
1945 * LTC Gary F. Smith, USA, Retired
1966 * Mari-Rae Sopper
1953 * Robert Speisman
1960 * Patricia J. Statz
1948 * Edna L. Shephens
1947 * Norma Lang Steuerle
1949 * SGM Larry L. Strickland, USA
1943 * Hilda E. Taylor
1963 * LTC Kip P. Taylor, USA
1957 * Leonard E. Taylor
1950 * Sandra C. Taylor
1970 * Sandra D.
Pentagon Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 9, 2008
6. Pentagon Memorial
Looking south toward Pentagon City
Teague
1943 * LTC Karl W. Teepe, USA, Retired
1976 * SGT Tamara C. Thurman, USA
1962 * LCDR Otis V. Tolbert, USN
1950 * SSG Willie Q. Troy, USA, Retired
1954 * LCDR Ronald J. Vauk, USNR
1961 * LTC Karen J. Wagner, USA
1941 * Meta L. (Fuller) Waller
1976 * SPC Chin Sun Pak Wells, USA
1963 * SSG Maudlyn A. White, USA
1956 * Sandra L. White
1955 * Leslie A. Whittington
1938 * Ernest M. Willcher
1969 * LCDR David L. Williams, USN
1961 * MAJ Dwayne Williams, USA
1944 * RMC Marvin Robert Woods, USN, Retired
1930 * CAPT John D. Yamnicky, Sr., USN, Retired
1957 * Vicki Yancey
1939 * Shuyin Yang
1973 * IT2 Kevin W. Yokum, USN
1959 * ITC Donald M. Young, USN
1979 * Edmond G. Young, Jr.
1963 * Lisa L. Young
1936 * Yuguang Zheng
 
Erected 2008 by Department of Defense.
 
Location. 38° 52.216′ N, 77° 3.569′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Click for map. Marker is on the west side of the Pentagon building, adjacent to the Pentagon South Parking area and off North Rotary Rd. It is is just northeast of the Columbia Pike (VA Rte. 244) and Washington Blvd. (VA Rte. 27) cloverleaf intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Arlington VA 22202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Pentagon Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 9, 2008
7. Pentagon Memorial
looking west toward the Air Force Memorial.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Victims of Terrorist Attack on the Pentagon (approx. mile away); Indian Warriors and Their Brothers (approx. 0.4 miles away); They Served with Honor - The Persian Gulf (approx. 0.4 miles away); Operation Restore Hope (approx. 0.4 miles away); U.S. Coast Guard Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Matthew Alexander Henson (approx. half a mile away); Robert Edwin Peary (approx. half a mile away); Prospect Hill (approx. half a mile away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The Victims of Terrorist Attack on the Pentagon Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pentagon Memorial. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Pentagon Victims (184 total). Washington Post site listing names and information about all 184 victims at the Pentagon, including those aboard Flight 77. Each biography page has a link to the location of that victim's bench within the Pentagon Memorial. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Additional keywords. American Airlines Flight 77, Al Qaeda, Global War on Terror.
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsNotable PersonsNotable PlacesPoliticsWar, 2nd Iraq
 
Memorial Unit for Capt. John D. Yamnicky, Sr. USN, Retired image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 9, 2008
8. Memorial Unit for Capt. John D. Yamnicky, Sr. USN, Retired
born 1930, the oldest victim of the 9/11 attack.
Memorial Unit for Dana Falkenberg image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 9, 2008
9. Memorial Unit for Dana Falkenberg
born 1998, the youngest victim of the 9/11 attack.
Pentagon Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, October 9, 2008
10. Pentagon Memorial
Looking north toward Washington. Note airliner on approach to nearby Reagan National Airport.
Pentagon Memorial Marker at night image. Click for full size.
By Scott Sunderland, September 11, 2008
11. Pentagon Memorial Marker at night
Memorial Unit for ET1 Brian A. Moss, USN image. Click for full size.
By Scott Sunderland, September 11, 2008
12. Memorial Unit for ET1 Brian A. Moss, USN
Memorial Unit for Captain Gerald F. DeConto, USN image. Click for full size.
By Scott Sunderland, September 11, 2008
13. Memorial Unit for Captain Gerald F. DeConto, USN
Memorial Unit for Robert J. Maxwell image. Click for full size.
By Daniel Metz, September 8, 2009
14. Memorial Unit for Robert J. Maxwell
Mr. Maxwell was a civilian budget analyst for the Army.
 
 
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