Air Force Memorial
Air Force Memorial
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8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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The AF Memorial was dedicated on October 14, 2006 to honor the men and women of the AF and its heritage organizations. It is located in Arlington, Virginia, adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery and the Pentagon. Since its opening, it has been a place of honor and remembrance. It offers a place for the community to learn and appreciate the rich history of the AF through displays, AF Band performances, Memorial/Veterans Day commemorations and veteran-related events.
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Natalie1204
Kolkata (Calcutta), India7,763 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
There’s some construction work going on around so check with security about where you can park.
We managed to visit the monument pretty quickly even though there was some work going on in the vicinity. The three structures are made of stainless steel and soar over 400 feet high, which is why it can be seen from
A distance. It overlooks the Arlington cemetery on one side and the Pentagon on the other. A common sight is helicopters/choppers and airplanes in the area.
Written 18 June 2024
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The Dental Office at River House
Arlington, VA7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Solo
My visit to the Air Force Memorial was deeply moving and inspiring. As I approached the site, the three soaring spires instantly caught my eye, symbolizing the boundless ambition and dedication of the U.S. Air Force. Standing beneath these towering structures, I was in awe of the sweeping panoramic views of Washington D.C., with landmarks like the Pentagon and the National Mall clearly visible. The tranquil ambiance of the memorial offered a peaceful space for reflection, allowing me to truly appreciate the immense sacrifices of the service members it honors.
Written 12 June 2024
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moodblu
West Valley City, UT1,436 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Our tour schedule did not allow for us to go to the Air Force Memorial, but I was able to take this picture as our bus drove by. I would go there if I come to the area again, as my father and my husband's father both served in the Air Force.
Written 4 May 2024
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montanapescado
Albuquerque, NM1,401 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
From a distance, this didn't seem like it would be that interesting, but being there really makes a difference. The sculptures, gracefully arcing up into the wild blue yonder make a fine testament to our Air Force. Location and orientation are very good, providing an excellent setting with nice surroundings.
Written 1 March 2024
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Marcy A
Houston, TX208 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
A great tribute to Airmen. Nicely designed and great views of the DC metroplex area. The staff were very helpful. Victor made our visit memorable.
Written 6 July 2023
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Southwest_Gaucho
Lake Havasu City, AZ1,232 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Solo
As a USAF veteran, I decided to make the walk from DC over to the USAF Memorial. It took about an hour but I was able to cut through Arlington which helped. Wish it was closer to downtown DC but the walk was nice and I was able to see some of Arlington as well.

When I arrived, the USAF Honor Guard team was there but I had missed whatever activity they had performed which was a bummer. As a previous USAF base honor guard member, I did thank the ranking sergeant for his and his team's service and the duties that they perform. One of the highlights of my military career.

The memorial is very simple and still under construction and I'm hopeful it will continue to grow in the future. There is some parking and bathrooms but no store of information center that I could find. The memorial walls and quotations were done well. The view looking back at the Washington Monument, Capital Building, and Pentagon are great from the hilltop.

Looking forward to a return visit in the future. Hoping that the memorial can update information online somewhere potentially stating when events might occur so veterans can attend.
Written 5 July 2023
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E.L.E
Brno, Czech Republic18,606 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Solo
Beautiful memorial. Worth spending some time appreciating all the efforts of our Airmen. Ceremonies must be great here
Written 17 April 2023
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Jason S
Reedsburg, WI718 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
What an amazing sight. You can see this from most anywhere in D.C. The pillars are 400 ft high. This location also offers some great views back to the city. It has some information scattered around the area as well. Just a nice memorial that stands out in design.

Overall, I had seen this while in the area and I was glad I finally stopped to see what it was.
Written 30 June 2022
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LoisNCNY
Leland, NC662 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021
This is very close to one of my kids homes, so it was an easy decision to stop to see it. Of course, it is a towering memorial, so you can see it from afar, but it was impressive to see up close
Written 8 June 2022
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Adam
Fort Lauderdale, FL2,138 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 • Friends
You can see this monument from afar. Looking at the monument up close is inspiring. The monument sits on a location that has awesome city views. Plenty to see which makes a visit worthwhile.
Written 11 October 2021
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