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Immediate Release

Memorial Service for Fallen Pentagon Police Officer Cpl. George Gonzalez

The Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA) will hold a memorial service for fallen Pentagon police officer Cpl. George Gonzalez, on Thursday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Center Courtyard.  Cpl. Gonzalez, a Pentagon police officer and Army Reservist, was killed in the line of duty Aug. 3, 2021, during an attack at the Pentagon Metro Platform.  His body was laid to rest Aug. 16 in his hometown of Brooklyn, N.Y. 

The Agency will honor his life and sacrifice during the memorial service.  PFPA Acting Director Daniel Walsh and Pentagon Police Chief Woody Kusse will provide remarks. Members of the Gonzalez family, to include his mother and brother, a New York City police officer, will be in attendance. 

Media wishing to cover the service should contact Defense Press Operations at OSD.PA.DutyOfficer@mail.mil or 703-697-5131 no later than 5 p.m. EDT today, Nov. 3, 2021.

Please note — COVID-19 mitigation measures, including social distancing and wearing of masks, will be enforced.