Located at Arlington on a hill offering a stunning view over Washington DC this memorial is a memorable place to honor the brace US AF personnel in various campaigns all over the world.
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The memorial itself is a simple beautiful design but definitely the focal point here; it's height drew me to it for a much closer look. Some of the pictures I took here only showed two points of the memorial so have to stand in the...More
While people who may prefer bigger, or flashier, type memorials, I just loved this one. Stunning in its simplicity, it is moving and inspiring. It doesn't take a long visit, although just for the location and photo opportunities alone, you can spend an hour or...More
An architectural memorial with some nice views of DC unveiled in 2006. In summer it is preferable to visit the site near sunset. For individual interesting in travel photography, a wide angle lens is required to cover all the landscape and whole site also. A...More
Some people mistake this with being a 911 memorial - it is not. I first went there on Memorial day this year. It is so beautiful form both afar and close up. Make sure to go and spend some time. The 911 memorial is close...More
Perhaps I'm a bit prejudiced toward this monument because our son is in the USAF, however our family loves this site. The soaring stainless spires make quite an impression and beautifully symbolize the USAF. I believe if you are visiting the DC area, you should...More
While I was Army, this is neverthe less an impressive Memorial. It is on a hill overlooking the Pentagon. I understand a tall Sheraton Hotel was on this site when the 9/11 Jet that crashed int the Pentagon hit the antennas on the roof of...More
Visited this somewhat by chance and found it to be stunning. High above DC with great views, and some of the inscriptions made me blub. A hidden jewel.