See Washington DC Attractions and Travel Guide
Click for Washington, District of Columbia Forecast

See Washington DC Attractions & Travel Guide to Monuments, Memorials & Museums 
Home | Monuments/MemorialsMuseums | Historic Sites and Buildings | Other Places of Interest | Getting To and Around DC |  Mobile

View Larger Map

U. S. Air Force Memorial

U. S. Air Force MemorialOne Air Force Memorial Drive
Arlington, VA, 22204

The United States Air Force Memorial
located in Arlington, Virginia honors the men and women who have served in the United States Air Force.  The monument overlooks the Pentagon, the Potomac River and Washington DC. The monument was officially dedicated on Saturday, October 14, 2006. The United States Air Force Memorial which was designed by James Ingo Freed, symbolizes flight and the flying spirit with three stainless steel spires that are 270 feet high and represent contrails of the Air Force Thunderbirds as they disperse.  The United States Air Force star emblem is embedded in granite beneath the spires. The Memorial also has a paved runway entry, a bronze Honor Guard statue,  and  walls with inscriptions and for visitors to pay tribute to fallen airmen.

Open: The Memorial is open every day of the year. Hours are 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. April 1 – September 30 and 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. October 1 – March 31. Admission:Free Metro: Pentagon City

Related Links:


2012 and Designed by  Destinetion

News  | Sports | Events| DC History Advertise on See Washington DC |  About See Washington DC  | 

Link to SeeWashingtonDC  |  Buy Washington Books & DVD'sSite Map