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Air Force Memorial

1 Air Force Memorial Drive, Arlington, VA 22204
703-979-0674
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Ranked #12 of 36 Attractions in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

It is an interesting high sculpture that you can see from many points in Washington, DC and around. Of course going close will give you a better impression and details on how this distinguished memorial were built!

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Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Easy parking, wonderful views of DC, and special place with the three columns to the sky. Bathrooms are in the back. Security is always good too. Fantastic tribute to our Air Force branch of Service.

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Wheelersburg, Ohio
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121 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Another inspiring memorial in Arlington. You see the memorial from a distance, and it is neat to experience when visiting---great views!!! The area has inspiring displays of the Air Force and the three spires are awesome to see.

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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26 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Seems to sit alone and not have much to it, but it is an awe-inspiring artistic work with lots to see.. The three "spires" are incredible when you're standing among them and the views of DC are fantastic! In addition, there are other artistic renditions, all very well done. A very fitting memorial for the Air Force!

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Bridgeport, CT
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33 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

An area dedicated to the Air Force with inscriptions on the walkway as you enter the parking area will inspire you as well as make you appreciate the sacrifices that were made for our country.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

You can see it from far off, and it's very distinctive. I had to have an Air Force person explain the symbolism to me, but once I understood, I was very moved and impressed. Go see it.

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Virginia Beach, VA
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21 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I would have never known what those "metal points" were if this hadn't been included on Signature Tours. This was a beautifully down tribute to the Air Force (which my grandfather and some cousins served in), and the 3 metal points are to resemble the Missing Man formation jettrails. There are some quotes, walls, and statues in addition to the... More

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Alexandria, VA
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158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The Air Force Memorial,set on top of a hill overlooking the Pentagon and Washington, draws all eyes upward to the three gigantic columns shooting up into the sky. It is a fitting memorial for the men and women who provide security for the nation from the skies. The view over to downtown Washington is magnificent with its numerous monuments in... More

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Growing up in a military family, this place touches my heart every visit. it's important to show our kids today first hand experiences and this is a touching place to do so.

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Southington, Connecticut
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

As an Air Force veteran this monument holds special meaning for me. A little different than the rest and somewhat "artsy" , but it grew on me. DC really is a fabulous city and it's impossible to run out Of things to see!

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