Example sentences for: pentagon

How can you use “pentagon” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • At 9:39, the NMCC's deputy director for operations, a military officer, opened the call from the Pentagon, which had just been hit.

  • For instance, one question it doesn't raise, but seems worth asking: If the Pentagon can, over a number of years, make the plans necessary to design and build an aircraft carrier, how come it can't, over that same length of time, plan for the personnel demands caused by the likely ebb and flow of the outside economy?

  • The NYT and WP report that the Secretary of Defense, William Cohen, announced yesterday that the Pentagon will investigate allegations made Sunday by a Time/CNN report that in a 1970 raid on a village in Laos, U.S. troops and aircraft used nerve gas on suspected American defectors living there.

  • There was no interagency consideration of just what military action might have looked like in practice-either the Pentagon's new "phased campaign" concept or a prolonged air campaign in Afghanistan.

  • And USA Today has a big revelation about the Pentagon's knowledge of the battlefield dangers posed by Iraqi chemical stockpiles.


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