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When it was dedicated in 1997, the Women's Memorial became the first major American memorial to honor women who have served in the United States military. The memorial also marks the ceremonial entrance to Arlington National Cemetery.
A wonderful tribute to women in the military from the beginnings in the United States to present day. Not only are there photos but exhibits and movies to educate on the many areas women have contributed to the military. Signage for this memorial is minimal;...More
I was not aware of Arlington having this Memorial but I certainly enjoyed my visit here. Well worth stopping here -definately go up to the top for the views. The people that are manning this Monument are very informative and nice.
We were completely disappointed by our visit both inside in the center and outside at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial. Outside, the memorial has no markings, signs or information about the memorial. Any visitors would have no idea what or who this...More
There is an interesting movie presentation about the role of women in America's military but the individual exhibits were fairly ordinary. It is at the entry to Arlington so have a look but it is not especially interesting. Save the time for the more interesting...More
Beautiful and dignified.
Bring a battery and use an online mapping service. The directions and signage work but don't guide for those who need to quickly view several locations.
Be aware: many guidebooks do not reference the Women's Memorial even though it has been there...More
It is an amazing experience to look at the names and the photo's and see the history of the women in the military. There were many artifacts of information that I was unaware of. I am so glad that I made this part of my...More