August 6, 1987 |
A gunman who suffered delusions about being a general was shot to death Wednesday when he charged past Pentagon security guards and ran toward the National Military Command Center, authorities said. The FBI identified him as Dwain Wallace, 30, of Youngstown, Ohio. Pentagon sources said Wallace had told the guards that he "wanted to talk to somebody about missiles" before he bolted past the security checkpoint.
February 14, 1991 |
Anti-war demonstrators today splashed a Pentagon doorway with what they said was blood and oil, symbols of their opposition to the war in the oil-rich gulf. Pentagon police said 13 people were arrested after trying to block entrances and dig graves on the lawn. The group of about 50 protesters from the Atlantic Life Community, including some children, tried to stop Pentagon workers from entering the building by sitting in a driveway.
September 16, 2001
These are the names of the terrorists' victims identified so far Dead World Trade Center David Berry Pamela Boyce Daniel Brethel Andrew Brunn Stephen Colaio Peter Corroll Robert Cruikshank Joyce Cummings Robert Curatolo Jack D'Ambrosio Andrew Desperito William Feehan Julio Fernandez Peter Ganci Tommy Hannafin Timothy Haskell George Howard Walter Hynes John Iskyan Rev. Mychal Judge Mcheffey Keith John Keohane Eugene Lazar Joseph Livera Michael McCabe Robert G.
March 16, 2005 |
A two-day anthrax scare that disrupted federal mail and prompted 700 Pentagon workers to take antibiotics ended Tuesday when federal officials said traces of a material detected by a Pentagon mail screening device apparently were not the deadly substance. Dozens of tests at two Pentagon mail facilities found no anthrax, William Winkenwerder, the assistant secretary of Defense for health affairs, said Tuesday.
September 16, 2001 |
Adam Mayblum enjoyed the storms that rumbled off the Atlantic. As they lashed his windows and strafed the steel beams, Adam would scoff: You think that's power? I'm on the 87th floor of the World Trade Center. That's power. During the worst storms, the cords on his window shades would appear to sway a few inches, but it was an illusion. They actually hung straight, held steady by gravity. It was the tower that swayed, to absorb the weather.
September 15, 2001 |
Two of them were American-trained Saudi fighter pilots. One graduated from America's foremost flight university. One drank Stoli and orange juice and one advertised for a Mexican bride. The 19 men identified by the FBI as suspects in the World Trade Center and Pentagon hijack attacks were largely anonymous young men from the Mideast who entered the United States without notice and lived quietly within the law for years.