New Air Force Memorial Taking Shape in Virginia

November 2005
ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/7/2005, Vol. 255 Issue 18, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports that construction of a dramatic new U.S. Air Force memorial overlooking the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, is lifting off. The illuminated three-spire structure, which looks like contrails from a split formation, is intended as a tribute to all Air Force personnel and heritage organizations and to the technological achievements of American air power. Centex Construction Co. will construct three stain-less-steel, reinforced-concrete composite spires rising 270 ft, 231 ft and 201 ft, respectively.


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