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Address: Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22211
Phone Number: 703-696-3944
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: An important post of the Army's Signal Corps since the Civil War, Fort...
An important post of the Army's Signal Corps since the Civil War, Fort Myer is home to the Army Chief of Staff and the Army's oldest active infantry regiment and was the site of the first military test flight.
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Stables worth a visit!

See the horses and learn the work that riders/soldiers undertake to provide for very moving funerals for our servicemen and women.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

See the horses and learn the work that riders/soldiers undertake to provide for very moving funerals for our servicemen and women.

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Cherryvale, Kansas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Very impressed with the ceremony this fort put on for 8 of our WWII heroes. It is a memory that will live forever in my heart!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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67 reviews 67 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Fort Myer is home to the Old Guard and provides the escort for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The post is adjacent to the Arlington National Cemetery and has two chapels which are often used for military funerals. The post is also home to the U.S. Army Band.

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Alexandria, VA
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132 reviews 132 reviews
27 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

One of the nicest, cleanest, safest Army military installations in the world. Just recently, now a Joint Base with nearby USMC-Henderson Hall. If you are retired military and/or have authorization to access military installations, you MUST visit Ft. Myer and experience a First Class shopping experience at the well-stocked Commissary and a newly renovated Post Exchange. AAFES also operates a... More 

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Sweden
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112 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

If in the DC area and you want to see some US Army history this is a good location. Adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery and home to the US Army Honor Guard known as the Old Guard of the 3rd Infantry Regiment. This unit is the one that Guards the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington and provides the... More 

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YORKTOWN
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a very old Army Post. This is the home of the Old Guard. It is a beautiful post to visit. Many of the funerals for those buried in Arlington are conducted at the Chapel on Ft. Myer. You need a military ID to enter.

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Miami, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My son & his family have access to Ft Myer & we went to mass at the base chapel. Standard base amenities, commissary included.

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Riverside, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We went to see the base where my Grandson is stationed, as an Honor Guard. The housing for the officers and the buildings, in general, are very representative of Old Virginia architecture. Lots of charm and greenery. Don't miss seeing the horses and stables at the Caisson Platoon.

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Eustis, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Went to an army review at Conmy Hall and had lunch with the troops for an army reunion. I was stationed here over 40 years ago and the place still has memories and charm.

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marlton nj
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were there to see a nephew honored. Before 9-11 you could take a shortcut through the base now you are stopped. Asked to step out of the car, hood up, trunk up etc. while being surveilled by armed gaurds. After showing proof of invitation and ID we were permitted to pass. A behind the scene look at young men... More 

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