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Address: 1 Air Force Memorial Drive, Arlington, VA 22204
Phone Number: 703-979-0674
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This is an amazing monument. I'm really impressed by th sweeping contours and the clean silver contrails heading to the sky.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing monument. I'm really impressed by th sweeping contours and the clean silver contrails heading to the sky.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this stunning memorial sculpture of the missing man formation. That is a lot of stainless steel.

Thank saint22
Potomac, Maryland
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55 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't let this memorial deter you from visiting. While the 3 "spikes" on the sky can be seen across the river in WDC and appear to be "pocking" out of the sky, when you actually visit this memorial you appreciate the significance of the 3 spikes! I wont tell you what they symbolize as that is a surprise if you... More 

Newport News, Virginia
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77 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've heard what it represents over and over, but it's not intuitive and it's not inspiring. Someone was overpaid.

Thank Dan B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First - I love the armed forces and what they do - I've seen all the memorials, museums, etc in this area and countless others around the globe to the men and women that serve to protect this great nation. Second - I understand that the "goal" of this memorial was to capture the spirit of flight...as if three aircraft... More 

Thank theapp
Belleville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having served in the Air Force, this monument meant alot to me, and allowed me to reflect on my service. The quotes were reminders of my career, and seeing all of the conflicts and war the Air Force was involved brought back history lessons from my service time. The memorial is awesome and one of the must sees in DC.

Thank Larry N
St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are lucky, you will see buses arrive, sometimes with a police escort, and off will come the veterans from the Honor Flight. This program honors our vets by flying them to DC for a day, where they visit several Memorials as well as Arlington Cemetery. . Last time I was at the AF Memorial, three bus loads arrived,... More 

Thank Barbara W
Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This memorial is a nice tribute to Air Force servicemen and combat veterans. The sculpture and memorial walls are stunning.

Thank Rehsinup19
Wroclaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very impressive monument with three arches heading into sky, we saw it at night, which made an impression even bigger. Nice view on the city there.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Air Force Memorial is high above Washington DC, near Arlington Cemetery . You get a wonderful view of DC. The memorial itself is 3 free standing arcs, very tall, like they are soaring into the sky. A great tribute to all who have served in the Air Force. The number of arcs, three, also could represent the missing man... More 

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