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Nice Place

We came here to see the jets take off and enjoyed seeing the military tributes and the Flame of... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Kingston, Canada
Powerful memorial

This memorial is a wonderful addition to the city and so great to honor those POW-MIA's affected by... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Virginia Beach
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

We came here to see the jets take off and enjoyed seeing the military tributes and the Flame of Hope. I collected some seeds from the Dogwood trees as a keepsake.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank harpellroad
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This memorial is a wonderful addition to the city and so great to honor those POW-MIA's affected by the war. It is well kept, the area clean and beautiful, right outside Oceana Naval Air Station. The flame continues to burn after decades from initially being...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 737kentt
Reviewed 23 May 2018

This had an eternal flame burning until all our service men and women come home. Good place for Veterans to visit

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank clellis2
Reviewed 25 April 2018

I expected and hoped for more. Decent monument but the Tree of Hope, a good sized cedar tree dedicated years ago had been decimated by wind or lightning (and not too recently). All in all, nothing special. A 10 minute stop, maybe, but I wouldn't...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 55JT
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Out of the way, but very peaceful (except when the jets are flying). An added bonus is that if they are flying, you get to see them land.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank LisaSmith703
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This is a small park en route to NAS Oceana. It's worth a 10 minute stop going to or from the airshow.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank louann_for
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is not a time consuming attraction. There isn't much parking, but not many people visit the site at one time. If you wish to reflect upon the country's POWs and MIAs, the site will offer a moment to remember these heroes

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Ron B
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Quiet place to remember our heroes - POW & MIA. There's a few plaques and small monuments. The Oceana air base is behind the memorial, and it's nice to see and hear the jets taking off - remembering the price of our freedom.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Karen B
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is outside Naval Air Station Oceana, on a busy road. I was having a frantic day and moving fast to get to the next "need", when I saw the sign, said screw it, this needs my attention. I stopped, got out of the car,...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank Ric D
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We were pleased to have the honor to visit this display of a torch for the missing POW's and MIA's of Viet Nam.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Rosemary H
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