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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.
Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22211
+1 703-696-3944
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

My brother is retired military so he took us to Fort Myer to look around. We enjoyed driving through the military quarters and viewing the charming architecture of the houses. You can feel a sense of history here. Henderson Hall is an extraordinary exchange facility....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank drj999999
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Fort Myer (which has now been combined bureaucratically with other nearby facilities) is a really cool historical and still functional Army base. Many of the buildings are from the late 1800s though the base has a history that goes back well before the Civil War....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Its so interesting to see the amount of work that goes into the ceremonies. Make sure to tour the stables and meet all of the horses.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed July 21, 2018

The Old Post Chapel on Fort Myer, located near Arlington National Cemetery, is the site of many military funerals but is also used for weddings and a place of worship for the military community of Fort Myer. The chapel is appealing in its simplicity and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

This fort is located in Arlington, VA and is the home of the Army guards of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers. You must show identification to enter the fort. It is a well guarded fort since 911 and you must be respectful while visiting.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rick7211
Reviewed June 5, 2018

I was stationed at Ft. Myer in the mid 90's. It is a beautiful base with a lot of history. Security is tight so you just can't drive in. We were able to see the regimental ceremony and monument dedication. Everyone was friendly and professional.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Matthew W
Reviewed May 28, 2018

The Old Guard gave a wonderful tour of the caisson barn and history of the unit. We got to see them make a shoe a horse as well. Don't let the paperwork of getting on base intimidate or put you off. Everyone was very helpful....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed May 13, 2018

It was such an awesome experience to be on an active base! We also got to see the Caisson Platoon Stables which was fantastic!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank mlbdld
Reviewed April 2, 2018

The venue and the service were quite awe inspiring. We proceeded through the back gate to Arlington National Cemetery, a humbling experience

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank pdxworldtravler
Reviewed January 20, 2018

Fort Myer is an active base and is next to the backside of Arlington Cemetary. The Cemetary's honor guard and other active service members are staioned here. Restricted access as it is active base, but some opportunities to enter base occur for events, etc. Ask...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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October 9, 2018|
Response from ITRT | Reviewed this property |
DoD ID card holders (active and reserve component military personnel and their family members; retired military personnel and their family members; and federal workers and cleared contract personnel) -- may enter JBM-HH... More
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Response from MKSSA | Reviewed this property |
We attended a wedding reception there, so we had reservations. We filled out a form for a background check prior to going, and then we just needed one photo ID to verify who we were when we went in.