Air Force Memorial

Air Force Memorial - These three columns too are in a...

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Air Force Memorial Philip Kada Designed by American James Ingo Freed the new Air Force Memorial was dedicated on October 14, 2007 to commemorate the 54,000 Air Force and Air service men and women in the Armed forces. This long overdue memorial is located in Arlington Virginia my hometown in close proximity to the Pentagon. The 270 foot tall stainless steel polished monument stands on Fort Myer Marine base next to the Arlington National Cemetery. The memorial has three separate equal triangular columns curving to the sky.
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Unformatted text preview: These three columns too are in a triangular position and each signifies the three values of the Air Force, integrity, service, and excellence. The three columns are envisioned to depict airplanes in flight. Under the three steel columns is a granite star in the ground which represents the “Air Force Star”. In the future, designers plan to build a park to surround the memorial for functions....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Gerghaty during the Spring '08 term at Longwood.

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