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Air Force Memorial

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Address: 1 Air Force Memorial Dr, Arlington, VA 22204-4586
Phone Number: 703-979-0674
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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A unique memorial I had ever seen!

When I peeped from my hotel window, about few miles away, it looked like a trident. As an Indian, we are used to various designs of tridents but this one looked different, rather... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Faridabad, India
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Faridabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When I peeped from my hotel window, about few miles away, it looked like a trident. As an Indian, we are used to various designs of tridents but this one looked different, rather unique. We were on our way to Arlington Cemetery and came close to this great memorial, which has been erected to honour people from US Air Force.... More 

Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As you drive along highway 395 or 110, the striking stainless steel spires rising to the sky are overwhelmingly evident. They represent the contrails of smoke that follow the Thunderbirds as they fly in tight formation. Those fabulous pilots represent the men and women of the United States Air Force who tirelessly serve world wide to protect our country's hard... More 

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Beloit, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

No matter where you drive in D.C. you can usually spot the Air Force Memorial. It was a very awesome site.

Thank jv50
Moline, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of the "newer" memorials in DC area - the Air Force Memorial - in Arlington, Virginia, overlooking the Pentagon and adjacent to Arlington Cemetery - with a spectacular view of the city below. I did learn this while there - The spires symbolize many things. The number three is significant to the Air Force because it represents... More 

Thank Suzanne C
Brigantine, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice view from walking around and looking out. Limited parking. Restrooms and water fountain. Should see at least once. We've ridden our bike to it multiple times.

Thank BTF602
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I walked to the Air Force Memorial and really enjoyed this monument. It was my first time visiting here and the view is great- you can see the Washington skyline. Really worth seeing!

Thank merritteanderson
Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the quotes used on various pieces of architecture here. Respect and Honor are displayed throughout this small area. The views from the Memorial are awe inspiring. Thanks, U. S. Air Force!!!

Thank Bob19512014
Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Since both my husband and I are Air Force this was a must see. You see it from most of the memorial and is so much more in person. Also free

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this placed. The memorial and the views. One of the best views in the city. I would highly recommend.

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McLean, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finally got around to getting up close, taking my grandsons to see this memorial. As a retired Air Force officer and flyer, I just appreciated the visual effect and had been satisfied to view it from afar. As it should be it is very clean in design and concise in the descriptions of the values those of us in the... More 

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