ARLINGTON, Va., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Memorial will host The United States Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants on Thursday, July 4, 2013 for an Independence Day Concert from 8:00p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Following the concert, attendees will have a premiere view of the Washington, D.C. fireworks courtesy of the Capitol 4th Celebration. The concert is free and open to the public.
Currently, the Air Force Memorial has a challenging parking situation due to the demolition of the Navy Annex buildings and parking lot. However, a parking and shuttle plan has been developed to accommodate event visitors. There is limited handicap parking at the Memorial. Additionally, the Pentagon Metro and Pentagon City Metro stops are within one mile walking distance to the Memorial.
Parking options are available in the Pentagon Overflow Parking Lot at Hayes Street, street parking along Southgate Road, and at the Sheraton Pentagon City garage for $10. Royal Trolley Tours and Signature Tours will also provide a free trolley transportation service from four locations: the Pentagon City Metro, the corner of Army-Navy Drive at the South Joyce Street ART Bus stop 42/87, the Southgate Road parking area, and on the corner of Ord and Columbia Pike near the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel. For more information on event parking and shuttle transportation please the Air Force Memorial website.
The Memorial is free and open to the public every day of the year except Christmas Day. The hours are: April 1st - September 30th: 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. and October 1st - March 31st: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. For more information please call or e-mail the Air Force Memorial Office at 703.979.0674 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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- EDUCATE the public on the critical need for unmatched aerospace power and a technically superior workforce to ensure U.S. national security;
- ADVOCATE for aerospace power and STEM education; and
- SUPPORT the Total Air Force family and promote aerospace education.
AFA has 200 chapters nationally and internationally representing more than 105,000 members. Visit AFA at www.afa.org.
SOURCE Air Force Association