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Air Force Memorial

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Address: 1 Air Force Memorial Drive, Arlington, VA 22204
Phone Number: 703-979-0674
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Such a different memorial

It's so different than the other memorials in DC, but pretty much everyone just drives by and sees it from a distance. To stop in and see it up close gives you a much better sense... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
RYC88
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Centreville, Virginia
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Centreville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's so different than the other memorials in DC, but pretty much everyone just drives by and sees it from a distance. To stop in and see it up close gives you a much better sense of the role of the Air Force in the U.S. military and it's interesting to see the statues and descriptions of Air Force heroes... More 

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Brownstown Township, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can see this memorial for miles. I always wondered what it was. It is very well done and the location provides great views of the National Mall.

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Plant City, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a week in DC and had the pleasure of viewing the memorial on a number of times as I went on a number of tours. The entire Arlington experience will stay with me for a long time

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Enterprise, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So, we went at night and it was a beautiful experience, however, I believe I'll go again on my next visit during the day, just to see it during the day and at night. This was our first visit, but it was an enjoyable experience. The evening we were there, it was not crowded....there was a bathroom facility, however it... More 

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Thank Donna F
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can see the bent spires of this memorial from the road, but they are definitely worth a closer look. The metal sculptures reach high into the sky, and are a fitting tribute to the brave military men and women of the wild blue yonder. It's a less visited memorial, so you don't have to buck the crowds. There are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time visiting all the Memorials since 9-11. This quiet and serene monument sits atop a hill over looking the Pentagon. The three metal spires represent airplanes in a missing man formation - honoring all those lost serving in the Air Force. There were not many people there like there are at the other Memorial's in downtown... More 

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Thank Suzanne M
Janesville, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is so easy to skip since you see it in the distance all over DC. Take a few minutes to visit it up close and understand and appreciate the memorial.

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Thank Marshall R
United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is an amazing reminder that many who protect us in the skies do so at some risk of never being found on the ground. It inspired me to keep my head up looking to the skies for the people who protect us from overhead.

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone should make to the USAF Memorial at least once in the summertime to catch the concert series. Every Friday night thru Sept 16 @ 8 PM. Parking is an issue - they do run shuttle busses, but you know how that goes. Limited handicap parking. They save most of the on site parking for dignitaries and VIPs.

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selah, wa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Holy Moses this is a big one! With three giant spires reaching up into the heavens, the monument is something you can't ignore. We observed the memorial from atop a hill at Arlington National Cemetery but you can actually visit it but you would have to drive from the Cemetery.

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