Pentagon, large five-sided building in Arlington county, Virginia, near Washington, D.C., that serves as the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense, including all three military services—Army, Navy, and Air Force.
Thereof, who works in the Pentagon?
Some 23,000 military and civilian employees, and another 3,000 non-defense support personnel, work in The Pentagon. It has five sides, five floors above ground, two basement levels, and five ring corridors per floor with a total of 17.5 mi (28.2 km) of corridors.
Similarly, can you visit the Pentagon?
Tour Hours: All guided tours of the Pentagon are free and available by reservation only. Tours are conducted Monday through Thursday from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. and Friday from 12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Why does the Pentagon have 5 sides?
Why is the Pentagon, you know, a pentagon? The land the Pentagon was first planned to go on was bordered on five sides by roads, so the architects designed a five-sided building. Builders broke ground for the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 1941, exactly 60 years before the Sept.
Who owns the Pentagon?
United States Department of Defense