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An important post of the Army's Signal Corps since the Civil War, Fort Myer is home to the Army Chief of Staff and the Army's oldest active infantry regiment and was the site of the first military test flight.
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Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22211
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+1 703-696-3944
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

The Old Post Chapel on Fort Myer, located near Arlington National Cemetery, is the site of many military funerals but is also used for weddings and a place of worship for the military community of Fort Myer. The chapel is appealing in its simplicity and...More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed June 24, 2018

This fort is located in Arlington, VA and is the home of the Army guards of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers. You must show identification to enter the fort. It is a well guarded fort since 911 and you must be respectful while visiting.

Thank Rick7211
Reviewed June 5, 2018

I was stationed at Ft. Myer in the mid 90's. It is a beautiful base with a lot of history. Security is tight so you just can't drive in. We were able to see the regimental ceremony and monument dedication. Everyone was friendly and professional.

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed May 28, 2018

The Old Guard gave a wonderful tour of the caisson barn and history of the unit. We got to see them make a shoe a horse as well. Don't let the paperwork of getting on base intimidate or put you off. Everyone was very helpful....More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed May 13, 2018

It was such an awesome experience to be on an active base! We also got to see the Caisson Platoon Stables which was fantastic!

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

The venue and the service were quite awe inspiring. We proceeded through the back gate to Arlington National Cemetery, a humbling experience

1  Thank pdxworldtravler
Reviewed January 20, 2018

Fort Myer is an active base and is next to the backside of Arlington Cemetary. The Cemetary's honor guard and other active service members are staioned here. Restricted access as it is active base, but some opportunities to enter base occur for events, etc. Ask...More

Thank DCflyboy
Reviewed January 8, 2018

My father was stationed at the Pentagon and we lived on Ft. Myer. We lived there while I was 8-10 years old. Even back then this was a "spic-and-span" base. To even get into the movie theater I had to have on a shirt, pants,...More

Thank wcuparent
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

We have military base access and were able to drive on the base with no problem. I don’t know how this works for civilians without access. We found the stables and started to tour on our own. We entered through a side door. After a...More

Thank kenasch
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Home to the Old Guard, the Caisson Platoon, the Army Band, and where the Chief of Staff of the Army and the Sergeant Major of the Army live. Several live musical events are conducted throughout the year and open to the public. If you don't...More

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Jeraill
October 19, 2017|
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Response from MKSSA | Reviewed this property |
We attended a wedding reception there, so we had reservations. We filled out a form for a background check prior to going, and then we just needed one photo ID to verify who we were when we went in.
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lindsay1LaceyWA
September 22, 2017|
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Response from Jason A | Reviewed this property |
I went with a tour group, there is no place to park so I would look for a tour company if I were you.
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