Chairman's Welcome

Welcome to our Air Force Memorial website.  Since its formal dedication on October 14, 2006, the Memorial has been a place of pride and honor for all the men and women who served and continue to serve the United States Air Force and its heritage organizations.

We hope you’ll take some time to explore our website and learn more about how our magnificent Memorial came to be, the people that made it possible and our efforts to preserve the story and heritage of the Air Force.

Finally, we hope you’ll consider financially supporting the future of this very important landmark by visiting the donation webpage.  The Air Force Memorial Foundation is a tax-exempt charitable organization and your donations are tax deductible.



F. Whitten Peters
Chairman of the Board


The United States Air Force Memorial honors the service and sacrifices of the men and women of the United States Air Force and its predecessor organizations, including the Aeronautical Division, U.S. Signal Corps; the Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps; the Division of Military Aeronautics, Secretary of War; the Army Air Service; the U.S. Army Air Corps; and the U.S. Army Air Forces. More than 54,000 Airmen have died in combat while serving in the Air Force and these historical service arms of the military.

Located on a promontory in Arlington, Virginia, overlooking the Pentagon and adjacent to Arlington Cemetery, the Air Force Memorial is easily seen on the skyline of Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia in Arlington county.


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