Last Wednesday the Mexico 100 group went to a visit to The Pentagon that was organized by The Washington Center. We met at the Pentagon Metro Station at 10:30 and we enter at 11. There was a lot of security at the entrance and we had to show our passports to enter. When we enter, we went to the waiting room and I bought some things at the gift shop and took some pictures in there because that was the only place we could take pictures.
We were very excited to start the tour because The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, so it’s a very important building and very special to visit.
The tour was guided by two military women and they explained all about the air force, the navy and the military. Also, they explained to us the meaning of the different types of medals that the military receive. After that, they took us to the place were the plane crashed at 9/11 and it was very sad. There was a room were all the victims’ names were written and there was a book were you could write a message for the victims’ families. At the end of the tour we visited the Pentagon Memorial.
This visit was great and I learned a lot of things about the military, also I had the chance to see inside the Pentagon and that was one of the things I wanted to do in my stay at Washington DC.