The Pentagon Memorial commemorates the 184 lives lost in the Pentagon and on American Airlines Flight 77 during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. 2 acres with 184 memorial units, each dedicated to an individual victim. The memorial units are benches that are each engraved at the end with the individual's name, hovering above a pool of water that glows with light at night. They are organized by a timeline based on the ages of these individuals.
WASHINGTON (Sept. 11, 2008) One hundred eighty-four joint service troops stand unveil the Pentagon Memorial in Washington. The national memorial is the first to be dedicated to those killed at the Pentagon Sept. 11, 2001. The site contains 184 inscribed memorial units honoring the 59 people aboard American Airlines Flight 77 and the 125 in the building who lost their lives that day. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Molly A. Burgess