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“Striking, simple memorial with DC views” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Air Force Memorial

Air Force Memorial
1 Air Force Memorial Drive, Arlington, VA 22204
703-979-0674
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Ranked #12 of 34 attractions in Arlington
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Striking, simple memorial with DC views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

The memorial can be viewed from afar but it can be difficult to get to by car if you are unfamilair or uncomfortable with the area's highways, but once there, it is a beautiful sculpture to walk around and under. There are great views from the memorial of the Pentagon and Washington, DC. Parking is on site and is open at night. Within the past few months, a large, unused ("temporary" WWII) federal building has been razed. The Arlington National Cemetery will be expanded around the memorial which should make an already wonderful memorial even nicer.

Visited September 2013
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Louisville, Kentucky
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“Like Nothing You'll Ever See”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

This memorial is like nothing you'll ever see. If you visit the 9/11 Memorial, it's just a short way over to this one and well worth the effort. It doesn't take long to visit this quiet and beautiful place that also has some spectacular views. Don't miss this one.

Visited August 2013
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Orrville, Ohio
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“This is a very unique memorial.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This could be a quick stop or a quiet pensive place to walk around or sit. The construction of the memorial is quiet unique and worth getting close up view. The grounds are very well done and the restrooms are very nice.

Visited August 2013
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“Great Memorial with a View”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I was very impressed with the memorial. It gave the history of the Air Force from its early Army Air Corp days to present day operations. From the memorial you also have a great view of Washington. Well worth the trip.

Visited September 2013
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“Great views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Perched on a small hill across from DC. Great views of Pentagon, Kennedy Center and Monuments. Inspiring words on walls surrounding Monument. Unusual design that mimic the missing man formation. Absolutely gorgeous at night

Visited July 2013
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