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Wonderful Tribute to the Alaska Veterans

LOVED the Alaskan War Veterans Memorial. Our tour bus stopped here and the tour guide asked... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
suecarr1111
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Valley View, Texas
A quick stop on the way to Denali.

Being from Texas, this outdoor memorial was a bit chilly to us. We had not yet acclimated to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Trina N
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

LOVED the Alaskan War Veterans Memorial. Our tour bus stopped here and the tour guide asked everyone to remain seated until all of the veterans in our group disembarked. It was very thoughtful of her to do that and was appreciated by all of the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being from Texas, this outdoor memorial was a bit chilly to us. We had not yet acclimated to the cold so we did not spend enough time reading as we wanted back in the warm car. It has a beautiful setting and is very close...More

Thank Trina N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great history in Alaska of each of the branches of the armed services. Very touching and well consructed

Thank CaribbeanCruiser18
Reviewed July 14, 2018

This visit will only take you 15 minutes or so, but is a nicely-designed monument with some interesting Alaska military history and always nice to pay tribute to veterans.

Thank Amy M
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Being a veteran I found the Alaskan War Veterans Memorial to be very well presented. I thought it expressed native Alaskan war participation that we don't find in history books.

Thank Sheldon S
Reviewed June 18, 2018

As a small group of active duty Army soldiers, we couldn't pass up the chance to pay respects to fallen and former service members who have paved the way for us currently serving. The memorial is extremely well maintained and pays a sincere and humbling...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Such a tribute to our fighting men and women of the US Military. A small town with a military tribute makes it #1 in my book. Take time and read the displays. Nice monuments, makes you proud to be an American.

Thank Victor N M
Reviewed August 24, 2017

The pillars for each branch of the U.S. Military are a must see. When you turn around and look at the direction you came, you have a clear view of Denali. Beautiful place to stop. If there during the day, the little store is open...More

Thank glkpinc
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Very well done, reverent, informative memorial. We learned a lot about Alaska's contribution to US war efforts. Some very moving personal tributes at each branch of the service's memorial. Worth a stop for sure. Thank you to all of our service members... current and vets.

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We are so happy we stopped here. First we had an amazing view of Denali and to visit the War Memorial was very moving. for our entire family...

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