One 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: www.airforcememorial.org