American Armed Forces of the United States

The Pentagon the Universal Symbol of U.S. Strength and Security known around the World

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Trivia: The Pentagon lies on 1,100 acres of land on which it sits, was once part of the sprawling estate of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. 

The federal government confiscated it during the Civil War, but the building's concept and construction didn't happen until several decades later.

The Pentagon was the brainchild of Army Brig. Gen. Brehon B. Sommervell, who, in the early 1940s, pitched it as a temporary solution to the then-War Department's critical shortage of space as the threat of joining World War II became imminent.  The plan was approved, and on Sept. 11, 1941, construction began.

History of our Armed Forces

14 Jun 1775 - ARMY

10 Nov 1775 - MARINES

13 Oct 1776 - NAVY

4 Aug 1790 - COAST GUARDS

18 Sep 1947 - AIR FORCE

 

Author CPL D.R. "Doc" Young Sr. USMC MOS 7051

We Shall Never Forget

CPL USMC

Crash Fire Rescue

MOS7051

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 DOD Fire Service

1972-1996

 

 

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