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Air Force Memorial

1 Air Force Memorial Dr, Arlington, VA 22204-4586
+1 703-462-4093
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The AF Memorial was dedicated on October 14, 2006 to honor the men and women of the AF and its heritage organizations. It is located in Arlington, Virginia, adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery and the Pentagon. Since its opening, it has been a place of honor and remembrance. It offers a place for the community to learn and appreciate the rich history of the AF through displays, AF Band performances, Memorial/Veterans Day commemorations and veteran-related events.
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1 Air Force Memorial Dr, Arlington, VA 22204-4586
+1 703-462-4093
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have always been awestruck by this memorial. It truly represents the Air Force. The three stainless steel spires soar into the sky. They remind me of fighter jets. The base has granite walls that contain inscriptions describing valor and values of aviation pioneers supporting...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visiting the Air Force Memorial and it was truly an honor to see memorial commemorating the men and women who served our Nation bravely. An amazing tribute and design of the monument! Today we get so caught up in pointing out the flaws...More

Thank aparekh32
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The spire structure consists of stainless steel plates with high-strength concrete filling the lower 2/3 of each spire. The upper third is hollow stainless steel.[6] At the transition between concrete and hollow steel portions, dampers provide aerodynamic stability and dissipate wind sway energy. Each damper...More

Thank debbiesrottler
Reviewed 11 December 2017

As N.H.ites it was a pleasure to see one of our fellow citizens from N.H. remembered at this memorial. We felt it was a good place to reflect and remember our parents that fought in WW2. We also saw the name of Mr. Pease on...More

Thank nhtoaz
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Next to Pentagon and the landing site for Aircraft make it more relaxing place to be with. A nice wind blow adds more flavor to the monument. It's though not a MUST See place but may be recommended in a way if you have some...More

Thank Rajiv S
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Impressive monument to the US Air Force and within walking distance to Arlington Cemetery. The best photo is across the street from the main entrance. There is a crosswalk and a small section of sidewalk that goes up the small hill to a landing. That...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is the most beautiful and unique of all of the military memorials. Unfortunately, it is not at a Metro stop, but we found a Metro bus to take us there from Pentagon City. The tall spires are amazing and the location offers a fantastic...More

Thank Terri P
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The Air Force Memorial is has a unique design that is very intriguing. It was quite and respectful during my visit to the memorial. It seems to be placed in an odd location which is challenging for people to find parking to visit the memorial....More

Thank Smiley T
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

A very nice memorial for our fallen men and women. A quiet spot to reflect on the sacrifices of others.

Thank TalSmh
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Most interesting design. Friday night concerts in the summer are wonderful. Outstanding view of DC. Great venue to enjoy music and picnic.

Thank JohnandBetsey
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Response from Donna F | Reviewed this property |
Excellent parking and it is free. There is a security guard on duty as well. Flat area, easy for elderly or handicapped access. Not crowded at all the day we went.