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“Great Artistic Design” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Air Force Memorial

Air Force Memorial
Book In Advance
$69.00*
and up
Guided DC City Bus Tour Plus Potomac River Cruise
Ranked #6 of 85 things to do in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great Artistic Design”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The USAF Memorial manages to capture the essence of aerial combat. The only problem visiting this memorial the is lack of parking and ease of access.

Visited August 2013
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San Mateo, California
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94 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“You can see into the wide blue yonder”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We saw this memorial as part of a twilight bus tour. Being up on top of the hill gives you a bird's eye view over Washington. The memorial is very striking especially when you're standing at the base of one of the three forms. You really do feel like you're looking at a missing man formation.

Visited July 2013
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Arlington, Virginia
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3 reviews
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“Terrifically ingenious ball bearing design”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Just a short walk from the Pentagon Memorial, so no excuse not to check this out too. Note: If it's windy weather, you'll feel it even more there.

Visited September 2012
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Reston, Virginia
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful well done memorial worth the trip.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

A little difficult to find worth it . The spires can be seen from around the D.C. area but there is also a large patio with life size statues o fa color guard . Large walls with inspiring inscriptions the most heart rending -"Tell them we gave our todays for their tomorrows."
Our memorials are important for our children.
the missing man formation is beautifully shown in etched glass or plexiglass.
The pentagon memorial is right down the road. there is no parking there so it's best to walk.

Visited July 2013
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Naperville, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Amazingly well designed...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

A fitting tribute to the Men and Women of the USAF!!! Love the visual of the jet exaust that the center piece creates. A little out of the way, but definitely worth the stop... No cost, like most of DC's atractions.

Visited June 2013
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