Washington DC trip 2015

The twilight tattoo

the twilight tattoo is a hour-long show, live-action military pageant featuring Soldiers from The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment and The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own." (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own."

washington monument

The Washington Monument is an obelisk on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate George Washington.it was created as a tribute to George washington's military leadership

Lincoln memorial and Jefferson memorial

The Lincoln memorial is an American national monument built to honor the 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. The Thomas Jefferson is a presidential memorial dedicated to Thomas Jefferson. The Lincoln memorial was the first public memorial to Abraham Lincoln and was built in 1922. the Jefferson memorial became apparent that the site was well suited for another high-profile memorial since it sat directly south of the White House and was built in 1943

Korean War memorial and Vietnam memorial

The Korean war memorial honors those who served in the Korean war. The Vietnam memorial honors recognition of the men and women who served and sacrificed their lives in the Vietnam War. The construction of the Korean War is the design and construction managed by the Korean War Veterans Memorial Advisory Board and the American battle monuments commission. The Memorial Wall is made up of two 246 feet 9 inches (75.21 m) long gabbro walls, etched with the names of the servicemen being honored in panels of horizontal rows with regular typeface and spacing.

US Capitol

Some information I learned about the capitol is Philadelphia was chosen as a temporary capital for ten years (until December 1800), until the nation's capital in Washington, D.C. would be ready. The purpose of the Capital is serves as the location for the United States Congress, the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government.

Supreme Court

Some information about the Supreme court is The Supreme Court is the highest tribunal in the nation for all cases and controversies arising under the Constitution or the laws of the United States. The Court stands as the final arbiter of the law and guardian of constitutional liberties. The judges are John Roberts, Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito, Sonia Sotomayer, and Elena Kagan.

Air and Space and Holocaust museum

The description of the Air and Space museum is the evolution of the airline industry and the future of air travel. The description of the Holocaust museum is The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.

Arlington National Cemetery