Air Force Memorial

The United States Air Force Memorial honors the service of the men and women of the United States Air Force. The Memorial is located in Arlington, Virginia adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery and overlooking the Pentagon. The Air Force Memorial uses architectural design, inscriptions and sculpture to represent the Air Force heritage including those intrepid pioneers in early flight balloon reconnaissance and the advent of manned flight in air and space.

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School

Marvel at the memorial that honors the service of the men and women of the United States Air Force. View the three spires representing the three core Air Force values—integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do. The spires also symbolize the bomb burst maneuver usually performed by the planes. Groups can see the memorial’s Honor Guard Sculpture, Missing Man Glass, and the Valor, Courage, & Sacrifice walls. A trip to the Air Force Memorial will help your group find appreciation for the American Air Force and those who have given their lives to protect our country.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, Government, Heritage, Architecture, Technology.

contact info
Phone: 703-462-4093
Email: afmemorial@mail.mil

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 30 minutes. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

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Air Force Memorial

The United States Air Force Memorial honors the service of the men and women of the United States Air Force. The Memorial is located in Arlington, Virginia adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery and overlooking the Pentagon. The Air Force Memorial uses architectural design, inscriptions and sculpture to represent the Air Force heritage including those intrepid pioneers in early flight balloon reconnaissance and the advent of manned flight in air and space.

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Scouts

Marvel at the memorial that honors the service of the men and women of the United States Air Force. View the three spires representing the three core Air Force values—integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do. The spires also symbolize the bomb burst maneuver usually performed by the planes. Groups can see the memorial’s Honor Guard Sculpture, Missing Man Glass, and the Valor, Courage, & Sacrifice walls. A trip to the Air Force Memorial will help your group find appreciation for the American Air Force and those who have given their lives to protect our country.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, Government, Heritage, Architecture, Technology.

contact info
Phone: 703-462-4093
Email: afmemorial@mail.mil

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 30 minutes. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

Air Force Memorial

The United States Air Force Memorial honors the service of the men and women of the United States Air Force. The Memorial is located in Arlington, Virginia adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery and overlooking the Pentagon. The Air Force Memorial uses architectural design, inscriptions and sculpture to represent the Air Force heritage including those intrepid pioneers in early flight balloon reconnaissance and the advent of manned flight in air and space.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Camp

Marvel at the memorial that honors the service of the men and women of the United States Air Force. View the three spires representing the three core Air Force values—integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do. The spires also symbolize the bomb burst maneuver usually performed by the planes. Groups can see the memorial’s Honor Guard Sculpture, Missing Man Glass, and the Valor, Courage, & Sacrifice walls. A trip to the Air Force Memorial will help your group find appreciation for the American Air Force and those who have given their lives to protect our country.

topics covered:
History, Government, Heritage, Architecture, Technology.

contact info
Phone: 703-462-4093
Email: afmemorial@mail.mil

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 30 minutes. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

Air Force Memorial

The United States Air Force Memorial honors the service of the men and women of the United States Air Force. The Memorial is located in Arlington, Virginia adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery and overlooking the Pentagon. The Air Force Memorial uses architectural design, inscriptions and sculpture to represent the Air Force heritage including those intrepid pioneers in early flight balloon reconnaissance and the advent of manned flight in air and space.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Homeschool

Marvel at the memorial that honors the service of the men and women of the United States Air Force. View the three spires representing the three core Air Force values—integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do. The spires also symbolize the bomb burst maneuver usually performed by the planes. Groups can see the memorial’s Honor Guard Sculpture, Missing Man Glass, and the Valor, Courage, & Sacrifice walls. A trip to the Air Force Memorial will help your group find appreciation for the American Air Force and those who have given their lives to protect our country.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, Government, Heritage, Architecture, Technology.

contact info
Phone: 703-462-4093
Email: afmemorial@mail.mil

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 30 minutes. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

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