The Naval Aviation Monument Park in Virginia is a beautiful park that honors the naval aviators and other personnel who have served or are serving in Naval aviation. The Naval Aviation Museum Foundation hosts an annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Naval Aviation Monument Park to honor those who lost their lives defending American's freedom. Visitors can walk through six acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, gardens, and ponds while viewing monuments commemorating Naval aviation heritage, including a replica of President George Washington’s desk with his original quill pen on it, which he used to sign the Treaty of Paris for America’s independence from Great Britain. Learn more here.
Naval Aviation Monument Park in Virginia is a Naval aviation museum and a monument dedicated to Naval aviators who have died or were killed during training. The centerpiece of the park is an 18-foot sculpture depicting three Naval Aviator's wings with one broken wing representing those lost at sea when their planes go down. Visitors can explore all 12 acres of this historical landmark, which includes a memorial walkway honoring fallen Naval aviators from every war since World War II; the Eternal Flame Memorial Garden for our Vietnam Veterans; Tomb of the Unknowns (a symbol of sacrifice); Helicopter Alley - where you will find helicopter models that span 50 years from 1953 to 2003 as well as assorted "parts" helicopters that are on loan from other museums. Learn more about The Breathtaking Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center.