Dedicated to the
past and present members of
3d United States Infantry
(The Old Guard)
who served their country in
war and peace since 1784 earning
51 battle honors and who, since 1948,
have served as the guardians
of . . . — — Map (db m137218) HM
4th Service Group - 79th Station Complement - 199th Medical Detachment - 21st Weather - 1297 Military Police - Red Cross
Dedicated in memory of the Gallant 416th Airmen and the diligent support personnel whose supreme sacrifice aided in preserving . . . — — Map (db m137205) HM
Insignia of the Tenth Armored "Tiger" Division This tree planted in memory of the courageous men of the 423rd Armored Field Artillery Battalion Commanded by LTC William W. Beverley who fought so valiantly in the European Theatre of . . . — — Map (db m93099) WM
Fifteenth Air Force
304th Bombardment Wing
454th Bombardment Group (H) AAF
San Giovanni Airfield, Italy
1944 - 1945
"Memorializing those who made the Supreme Sacrifice"
"Honoring all who served"
Placed in 1993 by former . . . — — Map (db m137198) HM
In memory 455th Bombardment Group (Heavy) San Giovanni Airfield, Italy 1943-1945 This oak tree, planted April, 1996, is in living memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the skies over Europe during World War II to preserve our freedoms. . . . — — Map (db m98605) WM
The 484th Bomb Group (H) 49th Bomb Wing
15th AF, Flew Bombing Missions From
Torretta Airfield, Italy 1944-45 and Was
Part of the Greatest Aerial Armada to
Ever Take to the Skies
(484th Bomb Group Association)
This Plaque . . . — — Map (db m62341) WM
To the Men of the 487th Bomb Group (H)
Lost in Action 1943 -- 1945
487th Bomb Group (H)
U.S. Army Air Force
8th Air Force
Station 137 . . . — — Map (db m137200) HM
503rd Prcht Inf Reg
462nd Prcht Arty Bn
161st Prcht Eng Co
Is Dedicated to the Memory of
Our Comrades Who Gave Their Lives
In The Cause of Freedom
During World War II — — Map (db m62454) WM
These blue spruce trees
dedicated October 20, 1982
in honor of all members of
the regiment who served in the
European Theater of Operation
During World War II
★ . . . — — Map (db m137221) WM
In honor of the valiant paratroopers who made the supreme sacrifice in liberating the Philippines. This regiment secured peace in the Asiatic-Pacific theatre of war and was the first to occupy Japan — — Map (db m137204) WM
Ardennes / Alsace
1944 - 1945
In Honor Of The More Than 1000 Men Of The
63RD Infantry Division
Who Gave Their Lives So That
We May Live Free
Dedicated to their fallen comrades by the men of . . . — — Map (db m62350) WM
World War I
World War II
"I do not ask that Thou shall front the fray,
And drive the warring foemen from my sight;
I only ask O Lord, by . . . — — Map (db m11882) HM
Alconbury and Hardwick, England
North Africa: Three Tours
WWII Strategic Bombing 1942 - 1945
In Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the Skies
Over Europe During World War II to Preserve Our Freedoms.
Dedicated to All Who . . . — — Map (db m62342) WM
In memory of our fallen comrades of the 96th Infantry Division, U.S. Army killed on Leyte, Philippines and Okinawa, Japan and to all Deadeyes who fought with valor and distinction to defeat Imperial Japan — — Map (db m61926) WM
This garden fed the Custis and Lee families, their many guests, the enslaved house workers, and even the Federal Army. It provided for the family from early spring to late fall. The harvest included fruits and vegetables such as berries, potatoes, . . . — — Map (db m93092) HM
"Before us is the broad and beautiful river, separating two of the original thirteen States, which a late President [Andrew Jackson]... desired to span with arches of ever-enduring granite, symbolical of the firmly established union of the . . . — — Map (db m142186) HM
Dedicated to all African American Veterans of the Korean War, 1950-1953, for your valor, pride, patriotism and professionalism.
Your pioneering efforts and sacrifices have contributed immensely to the development of today's Soldiers, Sailors, . . . — — Map (db m11216) WM
This grove is a living tribute to all
who served in the Persian Gulf War
and an enduring symbol
of peace and strength for all
Dedicated by George Bush, May 7, 1996
President of the United States of America, . . . — — Map (db m137957) HM
In sacred memory of
American Special Operations Forces.
"Courage and Sacrifice."
[Five organizational emblems/insignia follow:]
United States Special Operations Command,
[U.S. Army Special Forces] Airborne,
Joint . . . — — Map (db m12589) HM
This oak tree was planted as a memorial to those who served in the American Volunteer Group, the China Air Task Force and the 14th Air Force during World War II. Dedicated by the members of the Flying Tigers of the 14th Air Force Association . . . — — Map (db m11694) HM
Dedicated to the memory of the deceased mothers of National Capital Chapter #5 who bore-the burden in the heat of the day and now rest from their labors, and the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces who have made the Supreme Sacrifice . . . — — Map (db m137229) WM
Rendering of organizational insignia 1942 · We Led The Way · 1945 In memory of our fallen comrades who sacrified their lives in the service of their country while serving in the United States Navy and Army Amphibious Scouts and Raiders . . . — — Map (db m15183) HM
In honor of members of the
United States Armed Forces who
died during an attempt to rescue
American hostages held in Iran
25 April 1980
· U.S. Marine Corps ·
John D. Harvey
Sgt., 30 May 1958
George N. Holmes, Jr.
Cpl., 20 . . . — — Map (db m11105) HM
In 1778, John Parke Custis purchased most of the 1,100 acres comprising this estate from the Alexander family. John's son, George Washington Parke Custis, came in 1802 and completed the house in 1818. He named it “Arlington” after the . . . — — Map (db m70738) HM
On May 24, 1861, Union troops crossed the Potomac River into Virgina and occupied the Arlington Estate. Officers lived in the house while hundreds of soldiers camped on the grounds. The Army crisscrossed the estate with roads and telegraph lines, . . . — — Map (db m70729) HM
Memorial Avenue was created at the same time as Arlington Memorial Bridge to serve as a ceremonial entrance to Arlington National Cemetery. The avenue was originally planned to be flanked by numerous statues of American heroes. Seven memorials have . . . — — Map (db m142188) HM
Dedicated to the gallant and victorious men and women who participated in the Battle of the Bulge, World War II, 16 December 1944 thru 25 January 1945 in Belgium and Luxembourg. The greatest battle ever fought by the United States Army. Presented by . . . — — Map (db m137217) HM
To the World War II American soldiers who fought in the Battle of the Bulge, the greatest land battle in the history of the United States Army.
An emblem of the Association of
the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge is engraved on the . . . — — Map (db m11211) HM
This Cedar of Lebanon tree grows in living memory of the Americans killed in the Beirut terrorist attack and all victims of terrorism throughout the world.
Dedicated during the first memorial ceremony for these victims.
Given by: No Greater . . . — — Map (db m88360) HM WM
In memory of the United States military personnel who served on the Berlin Airlift, 26 June 1948 to 30 September 1949. [Insignia of:] Berlin Airlift Veterans Assoc. [Renderings of two U.S. transport aircraft] Presented by the Berlin . . . — — Map (db m24603) WM
Arlington Memorial Bridge spans the Potomac River, a boundary that once divided the United States. Built in 1932, the bridge connect Arlington House, the memorial to the General Robert E. Lee to the Lincoln Memorial. Lee and his family fled the . . . — — Map (db m142190) HM
Dedicated to the Buffalo Soldiers, 9th and 10th Cavalry, and the 24th and 25th Infantry Regiments (Colored Troops) for valiant service in the Spanish-American War. They charged up San Juan Hill and El Caney, Cuba with Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough . . . — — Map (db m11889) HM
Erected by the Government of Canada in honour of the citizens of the United States who served in the Canadian Army and gave their lives in the Great War, 1914-1918.
In honour of the citizens of the . . . — — Map (db m11138) HM
Left-most, first marker
Catholic Chaplains who
died serving their
country in World War II
and in the Korean and
World War II
Antonucci, Ralph A. · Babst, Julius J. · Bacigalupo, Andrew · Barrett, Thomas J. · . . . — — Map (db m45149) WM
[Emblem for the United States Air Force Auxiliary - Civil Air Patrol]
Dedicated to the memory of Civil Air Patrol members who gave their lives in service to this nation that others might live. — — Map (db m15368) HM
Beneath this stone repose the bones of two thousand, one hundred and eleven unknown soldiers gathered after the war from the fields of Bull Run and the route to the Rappahannock. Their remains could not be identified, but their names and deaths . . . — — Map (db m24595) HM
Panel 1: "Not for fame or reward, not for place or for rank; not lured by ambition or goaded by necessity; but in simple obedience to duty as they understood it; these men suffered all, sacrificed all, dared all, and died."
Panel . . . — — Map (db m11807) HM
Unlike the planters in the lower south, the Custis and Lee family grew mostly food crops on this 1,100 acre plantation as well as at two other sites. George Washington Park Custis limited the cultivation of cotton and tobacco because they were labor . . . — — Map (db m70676) HM
Col. to Bvt. Major General
Major General Volunteers
He was graduated at West Point
1848 Mexican War
1852 Commissioner to Mexico
1854 Indian Hostilities in Texas
1856 Indian Hostilities . . . — — Map (db m99557) WM
In honor of the men of the Army 1st Engineer Special Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, VII Corps Headquarters, and Navy 11th Amphibious Force Convoy T-4, who suffered and perished on April 28, 1944. While conducting “Exercise Tiger” at . . . — — Map (db m36655) WM
This living memorial is dedicated to the brave men and women of the United States Armed Forces who have perished during training accidents, peacekeeping missions, humanitarian efforts, covert operations and terrorist attacks.
Dedicated in . . . — — Map (db m137240) WM
Joint Resolution recognizing the outstanding service rendered to the United Nations by Field Marshal Sir John Dill
Whereas the Congress, having been informed of the death of Field Marshall Sir John Dill, in Washington, District of . . . — — Map (db m30690) HM
The dead from three years of Civil War filled all burial spaces in the area. In 1864, President Lincoln charged General Montgomery Meigs with locating a site for a new national cemetery. Arlington's high elevation and aesthetic beauty made it ideal, . . . — — Map (db m70711) HM
Planted on 5 June 1997 to mark the 50th Anniversary of the unveiling of the Marshall Plan with soil from Uniontown, PA, the Virginia Military Institute, the Department of State, the Department of Defense and Dodona Manor. Army Chief of Staff, . . . — — Map (db m137222) HM
[on base of statue by Edward Clark Potter, south face:]
New Jersey honors her most distinguished soldier. Erected 1914
[north face:] Major General Philip Kearny
Born June 1, 1814 . . . — — Map (db m22087) HM
Selina Gray, her husband, and their eight children lived in the room to your right. She was Mrs. Lee's personal maid and later the head housekeeper. Her parents had been Mt. Vernon slaves, so she grew up steeped in the lore of George Washington. . . . — — Map (db m70500) HM
The American Legion
In memory of
Ignace Jan Paderewski
artist, composer, musician, statesman, patriot, humanitarian and friend of American war veterans, who, from his death to the rebirth of freedom in his homeland, here rested in honor . . . — — Map (db m11133) HM
1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry
(Air Assault, Airborne, Airmobile)
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile)
This tree is dedicated to all the skytroopers who served in the battalion during the Vietnam Era 1965 - 1971. It stands . . . — — Map (db m137203) HM
Large estates customarily had a vegetable garden and summer kitchen near the main house. Slaves gathered fresh produce, prepared it in the summer kitchen, and carried it directly to the main dining room.
Arlingtons garden extended from the . . . — — Map (db m71606) HM
This Korean Pine Tree is dedicated to the memory of all the gallant Americans who fought and died to preserve freedom during the Korean War. May it grow and prosper in peace as a symbol of the friendship between the United States of America and the . . . — — Map (db m137211) HM
“The beginning of the end of war lies in remembrance.”Herman Wouk
In sacred memory of those Americans who gave their lives during the Korean War, 1950 - 1953.
54,246 Died. 8,177 Missing in Action. 389 . . . — — Map (db m18005) WM
Original marker: The officers and crew attached to the U. S. Steamer Lancaster, Flag Officer J. B. Montgomery, on her first cruise in these seas, erect this monument in memory of shipmates who died and are buried here.
Bronze . . . — — Map (db m100123) WM
This Oak planted as a Memorial
to the WWII sailors who manned the U.S. Navy
Landing Craft Support Ships.
Was Dedicated By The National Association
of USS LCS(L) 1-130 On 26 August 1994.
"We were the Mighty Midgets...
The small . . . — — Map (db m62351) WM
In Memory Of
The Men of the Lexington Militia
Killed In Action 19 April 1775
During the First Battle of the American Revolution
John Brown Robert Munroe
Samuel Hadley Isaac Muzzy
Caleb Harrington Jonas Parker . . . — — Map (db m62373) WM
Mary Randolph, wife of David Meade Randoph, and first person known to be buried at Arlington, was the eldest child of Thomas Mann and Ann Cary Randolph, of Tuckahoe. Her maternal grandfather was Archibald Cary, of Ampthill; Her paternal . . . — — Map (db m135882) HM
The United States Battleship MAINE exploded and sank in Havana Harbor, Cuba on February 15, 1898. The rallying cry, "Remember the MAINE" swept the nation, inciting public opinion and precipitating the Spanish-American War. In March, . . . — — Map (db m10977) HM
Reached the North Pole on April 6, 1909, with Robert E. Peary and four Polar Eskimos.
[Caption with image of group at Pole:] Ooqueah, Ootah, Henson, Egingwah, Seegloo.
Matthew Alexander Henson Re-interment . . . — — Map (db m11773) HM
[East face, top of the arch:]
Here rest 15,585 of the 315,555 citizens who died in defense of our country from 1861 to 1865.
"On fame's eternal camping ground their silent tents are spread, And glory guards with . . . — — Map (db m24587) HM
In World War II a total of 135 U.S. airmen were killed in action over Denmark where they were buried.
They defied danger to come to our assistance in our fight for freedom.
They will forever be remembered with Denmark's gratitude. — — Map (db m11851) HM
This living memorial is dedicated to all the men and women of the uniformed services, past and present. Their sacrifices and dedication ensure that America remains the Land of the Free. — — Map (db m137202) WM
"The footprints of the Montford Point Marines were left on the beaches of Roi-Namur, Saipan, Guam, Peleliu, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa. The tides and winds have, long ago, washed them out into the seas of history; but, “The Chosen Few” in . . . — — Map (db m11472) HM
In remembrance of the two hundred and seventy people killed in the terrorist bombing of Pan American Airways Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland 21 December 1988.
Presented by the Lockerbie Air Disaster Trust to the United States of America. . . . — — Map (db m10957) HM
Revolutionary Soldier, 1775-1783
Pierre Charles LEnfant
Engineer, Artist, Soldier
under the direction of George Washington, designed the plan for the Federal City
Major US Engineer Corps 1782
Charter member of the Society of the . . . — — Map (db m10949) HM
R Adams Cowley
1st Lieutenant Medical Corps
United States Army
July 15, 1917 - October 27, 1991
Next to creating a life the finest thing a man can do is to save one
A . . . — — Map (db m99555) HM
Rear Admiral, USN; Civil Engineer, Explorer, Scientist
Invenium Viam Avt Facium
Erected by the National Geographic Society.
Dedicated April 6, 1922, by the President of the United States, the Chief Justice of the United . . . — — Map (db m14709) HM
In memory of the deceased members of the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, Spanish American War. North face 1st Sgt. Fred R. Meyers · 3.M. Sgt. George Walsh · Sergt. Hamilton Fish, Jr. · Sergt. Henry H. Haywood · Sergt. Marcus D. Russell · Corpl . . . — — Map (db m11666) WM
In memory of all U.S. Sailors, Coast Guardsmen and Marines of African and Asian-Pacific Descent who honorably served officers as cooks, stewards and messmen on U.S. Navy ships and bases and who valiantly manned battle stations during World War II . . . — — Map (db m70767) HM
With compassion for others
We build ~ We fight
For peace with freedom
(On the frieze behind the statue):
With willing hearts and skillful hands, the difficult we do at once; the impossible takes a bit longer
(On the panel to . . . — — Map (db m4925) HM
Selina Gray, the daughter of Leonard and Sallie Norris, was a second generation Arlington slave. For a number of years, Selina was the personal maid of Mrs. Robert E. Lee. By 1861, Salina had become the head housekeeper at Arlington. When Mrs. Lee . . . — — Map (db m10970) HM
To the soldiers and sailors of the United States who gave their lives for their country in the War of 1898-99 with Spain, this monument is dedicated with sorrow, gratitude and pride by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the . . . — — Map (db m11836) HM
In recognition of the cooperation of American, Soviet, and Allied armed forces during World War II, this marker symbolizes the link up of Soviet and American elements at the Elbe River on 25 April 1945.
In tribute to the battle against . . . — — Map (db m30704) HM
In memory of the gallant combat aircrewmen of the USAAF 8th, 9th, 12th, and 15th Air Forces who were left in Switzerland, 1943-1945 during WWII with "everlasting friends."
[Insignia of:] Swiss Internees Association, Inc. U.S.A. Camp . . . — — Map (db m24558) HM
Dedicated to the memory of the 375 infantrymen from the 1st Battalion 21st Infantry, the 134 artillerymen from the 52nd Field Artillery Battalion, and the 31 medical personnel from the medical company of the 21st Infantry Regiment who comprised Task . . . — — Map (db m15130) HM
Dedicated to the memory of the members of the 23rd Regimental Combat Team missing or killed in action during the Korean War 1950-1953 Presented by the members of the 23rd Infantry Regiment Korean War Branch 2nd Infantry Division Association 2nd . . . — — Map (db m98643) WM
Dedicated 1 May 1992 by the "Col" Reuben H. Tucker Chapter 82nd Airborne Division Association To the memory of every member past and present - living and deceased who served in the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment "The Devils in Baggy Pants" . . . — — Map (db m98633) WM
"Cherish these forest trees," Marquis de Lafayette, 1825. William Howard Russell, a famous 19th century English correspondent, once described the forest before you as "some of the finest woods I have seen in America." Two centuries earlier the . . . — — Map (db m11750) HM
Dedicated to the memory of all those who lost their lives in the embassy bombings in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania - August 7, 1998. [Outline map of Kenya and Tanzania on continent of Africa.] — — Map (db m15365) HM
Mrs. Robert E. Lee took special interest in the flower garden, and she helped shape its final design. In the center stood a large, latticed arbor, its walls covered with flowering jasmine.
The Lees used the arbor for summer entertaining and as . . . — — Map (db m70683) HM
Here the Custis and Lee family members entertained guests, strolled with suitors, read precious letters, buried their much beloved pets, communed with nature, engaged in spiritual reflection, and enjoyed the shade and solitude of a wooden arbor. . . . — — Map (db m70685) HM
By Act of Congress October 25, 1949 Amvets Herein installed and presented a carillon to the people of the United States as a memorial to those who died in World War II Dedicated December 21, 1949 By President Harry S. Truman Rededicated April 2, . . . — — Map (db m93236) WM
In memory of the outstanding contributions of the aircrews and ground personnel who supported the B-36 Peacemaker nuclear force
deterrent of the Strategic Air command from 1948 to 1958. Their sacrifice, dedication, rediness and vigilance . . . — — Map (db m62374) WM
Two hundred strategic bomber escort missions over Europe with the 15th Air Force without the loss of a single bomber to enemy aircraft, 1944-45, a record unsurpassed.
Dedicated in their memory, 10 November 1995. — — Map (db m13838) HM
Dedicated to the memory of the paratroopers (Mu-Do) of the Vietnamese Airborne Division (Su-Doan Nhay Du) and their advisors (Co Van), the Red Hats and Red Markers of Advisory Team 162, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam . . . — — Map (db m12047) HM
The 3d Division was organized at Camp Greene, North Carolina on 23 November 1917. All units of the division were in France by March 1918. The division entered combat in May. On July 15 it distinguished itself in defense of the Marne River at . . . — — Map (db m11143) HM
Under authority of Public Resolution 67, of the 66th Congress, approved March 4, 1921, an unknown American soldier was exhumed from each of the four American cemeteries in France. They were placed in identical caskets and assembled at Chalons Sur . . . — — Map (db m61934) HM WM
Northwest faceCoast Guard Emblem
Semper Paratus - 1790
United States Coast Guard
Officers and Men U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tampa Sunk by enemy submarine in Bristol Channel . . . — — Map (db m15386) HM
U.S. Navy Bombing Squadron
Recipient of two Presidential Unit citations
In everlasting remembrance of the 96
officers and men lost in combat
Aug 1943 to Mar 1944 & Nov 1944 to Apr 1945
Guadalcanal to Luzon
56 enemy . . . — — Map (db m137234) HM
Dedicated to the U.S. Secret Army in the Kingdom of Laos.
In memory of the Hmong and Lao combat veterans and their American advisors who served freedom's cause in Southeast Asia. Their patriotic valor and loyalty in the defense of liberty and . . . — — Map (db m11982) HM
presents and dedicates this memorial
to the memory of the airmen of the
United States Army 8th Air Force
who against overwhelming odds
and "savage" defiance
attacked and . . . — — Map (db m137220) HM
In grateful and loving tribute to the brave crew of the United States Space Shuttle Challenger.
28 January 1986
Francis R. (Dick) Scobee
May 19, 1939
Michael J. Smith
North . . . — — Map (db m11147) HM
Brown. Clark. Chawla. Anderson. Ramon. Husband. McCool.
In memory of the crew of
United States Space Shuttle Columbia
1 February 2003.
In memory of the crew of the United States Space . . . — — Map (db m11098) HM
To the memory of all sailors who served aboard the destroyer
USS Frank E. Evans DD 754
"May we never forget the ship
the crews who proudly sailed her
and those who paid the ultimate price
while serving their country"
"Lest . . . — — Map (db m137231) WM
Herein rest those who lost their lives in the sinking of USS Serpens World War II January 29, 1945.
Edwin A Ables EM2 USCGR
John C Aiken III LT USCGR
Roy G Anderson PHM2 USCGR
Edwin F Antkowiak COX USCGR
Lawrence L Arndt CPL . . . — — Map (db m24123) HM
Ranger In memory of the Vietnamese rangers and their American ranger advisors, 1960-1975. Their patriotism, valor and fidelity in the defense of freedom must never be forgotten. Biet dong quan sat (Rangers lead the way) Renderings . . . — — Map (db m12048) HM
Walter Reed, M.D. of The Univ. of Va;
A.M. of Harvard University L.L.D. of The
Univ. of Mich; Professor of Bacteriology
Army Medical School and Columbian
Univ. Washington, D.C.
"He gave to man control over that
dreadful . . . — — Map (db m51174) HM
[Quotes are etched in glass on the top of the memorial:]
I'm still so very proud
of my Naval service.
I would do it again if I could.
Mildred Pearl Lane, Yeoman 2nd Class, US Navy, World War I
This award doesn't
have . . . — — Map (db m137193) WM
So proudly we hail
the 405,399 Americans who gave their lives
for freedom during World War II
You live forever in our hearts
Dedicated by No Greater Love
Families of these gallant Americans
December 8, . . . — — Map (db m137954) HM
You are remembered
116,516 brave Americans
who died in World War I
"Their devotion, their valor and their
sacrifice will live forever
in the hearts of their grateful countrymen"
General of the Armies John J. . . . — — Map (db m137230) WM
This tablet erected
the 12th Penna. Vol. Infantry
in memory of
the officer and men of the Regiment
who died in service
during the Spanish-American War
at Fort Myer, Va.—Camp Alger, Va.
Dedicated May . . . — — Map (db m70858) HM WM
Following the Civil War four regiments (9th and 10th Cavalry; 24th and 25th Infantry) of African-American enlisted men, under the command of white officers, were formed to fight on the Western frontier. They did so with distinction being nicknamed . . . — — Map (db m41108) HM
Here for the first time in the world, an airplane flew over an hour. That was on September 9, 1908, when a Wright Brothers “Flyer”, piloted by Orville Wright took off from the north end of the Fort Myer drill field and circled . . . — — Map (db m70840) HM
(Panel 1: topside of monument)
First Flight of an Airplane
U.S. Army Installation
September 3, 1908
(Panel 2: east face of monument)
This Wright Brothers . . . — — Map (db m70841) HM
Fort Myer Historic District
has been designated a
Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or . . . — — Map (db m70827) HM
The "Buffalo Soldiers" "We can; we will!" "Ready and Forward!" 9th Cavalry 1891-1894 10th Cavalry 1931-1949
Fort Myer Buffalo Soldiers From 1891 to 1894 Troop K of the 9th Cavalry Regiment was stationed here as a reward for their valor on the . . . — — Map (db m41109) HM
This oak tree was dedicated by the Honorable George Bush, President of the United States, on August 7, 1989, to commemorate the Bicentennial of the establishment of the War Department under the United States Constitution. It honors the men and . . . — — Map (db m71034) WM
First military officer in the world to pilot an airplane, solo, in flight
May 19, 1908
Hammondsport, New York
First person in the world to lose his life as the result of an airplane accident
September 17, 1908
Fort Myer, Virginia . . . — — Map (db m70824) HM
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