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Women in Military Service for America Memorial

Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22201
+1 703-533-1155
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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.
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Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22201
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"nice tribute"
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

We came here while attending a funeral for a dear friend at Arlington National Cemetery. This memorial recognizes the important achievements of women to our military efforts throughout war of the United States. The role is expanding now to actual ground combat. For years women...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

I learned many new things about the women who served are county in many different capacities. Worth the time

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

The Women In Military Service for America Memorial has a very interesting museum associated with it that shows the history of women serving in military through personal stories. It's a small museum but it is worth the time to see the different ways women are...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

The courage and dedication of many American women are on display here; but the interior architecture doesn't quite live up to expectations based on the grand exterior.

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

The women's memorial is one of the most wonderful memorials ever. I like that you can go in and find friends who you served with. The etchings in the glass have meaning and touched me. I Was able to be at the dedication of this...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Appropriate memorial for the women who served in so many capacities during combat. Take some quiet time and wander through this memorial.

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This memorial is laid out well. It wasn't crowded at all when went today, but we went early. It was exciting to see pictures of several women who have served and read their stories, some dating back to the civil war. There were uniforms and...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I was beside myself with excitement to see the memorial that my grandmother poured her heart into before she passed away. She was invited to the opening and dedication however she was too ill to make the trip. She sent countless photographs and writings and...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2016

I was at the memorial when it was dedicated and I wanted to see the most recent changes. It is a breathtakingly beautiful structure. I spent the better part of an hour there and wished I could have spent more time. This memorial is well...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is the first site you can see once entering Arlington Memorial Cemetery (AMC). Its on the right and is surrounded by a Gold leaf covered iron fence. My wife is a retired First Sergeant, so she enjoyed seeing the displays showing when she served....More

Thank Troy H
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