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Fort Myer

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Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22211
+1 703-696-3944
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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.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“officers club” (6 reviews)
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Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22211
+1 703-696-3944

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Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

A small post dedicated to supporting the Old Guard, Soldiers of the 3rd Infantry who provide ceremonial duty in Washington, DC. You'll need a military ID to get on base. There is a nice exchange, gas station and commissary. If you are military, this is...More

1  Thank WorldTravellerMCPO
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Was at Ft. Meyers for some training with the Old Guard and these guys were very accommodating and just fun to be around. They take their job very serious and are the best in the business at the job they do.

1  Thank Nightstalker50
Reviewed September 5, 2016

If you have a military officer friend, get an invitation to Sunday brunch at the Ft. Meyer Officers Club. It's like stepping back in history to the 1950s and 60s. Base itself is not too interesting except when there is an open house or some...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed August 1, 2016

Recently attended a wedding here at the Old Post Chapel. Security was tight, we had to give ID info with the wedding response and all ID's were checked before being granted admittance. Beautiful venue for a wedding. Groom was a marine which gave them access....More

Thank allisonsma
Reviewed July 24, 2016

While the fort is basically closed to the public, being an active military base, during the Summer they have a production called the Twilight Tattoo. Almost every Wednesday during the Summer there is a military show with lots of music, singers, troops from different eras,...More

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed July 11, 2016

Fort Myer remains an active US Army installation, thus only active duty, reservists, and retirees may access the base. The possible exceptions being for those attending military funerals being held at the base chapel. The final walk/funeral procession often starts from the base chapel and...More

1  Thank Traveler O
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Although some local groups have access, like a Fife and Drum Corps, and you can plan a funeral and a wake for a military relative here, most of this base are out of bounds for civilians. The base itself has a rather small Post Exchange,...More

Thank NavyJunior
Reviewed June 26, 2016

The history of the United States Army in one hour. Soldiers march out onto the field in uniforms of the great battles in United States history from the Revolution to the Middle East. Get there early as you do have to go thru a security...More

Thank Zman911
Reviewed June 24, 2016

Fort Myer is a wonderful installation that is rich in history. It is also an active military installation with Soldiers living and working here. As such, will require additional time and coordination if you would like access. Be prepared to be searched...and impressed by some...More

Thank majshanman
Reviewed June 14, 2016

Fort Myer is a Military installation very close to DC. I've been here for a funeral and a retirement ceremony.

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October 19, 2017|
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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.
September 22, 2017|
Response from Jason A | Reviewed this property |
I went with a tour group, there is no place to park so I would look for a tour company if I were you.