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Women in Military Service for America Memorial

Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22201
703-533-1155
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Ranked #14 of 36 attractions in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

The structure design to pay respect for our fallen women of the military is wonderful. Elegant and calming a proper and beautiful place for the women that gave their lives for our freedom.

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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Wonderful memorial located at the entrance to Arlington Cemetary. Gorgeous reflective pool in front, education centre behind. Well worth viewing.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My wife and I both thought this was an exceptional memorial and long over due. Her being a ten year veteran and I in my 32nd year of service were proud to walk the halls within and see the tasteful and exceptionally well laid out memorabilia and collection of artifacts they had on hand. Make sure to look to the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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333 reviews 333 reviews
140 attraction reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Almost appearing as an after thought, this small memorial is disappointing. It's easy access coming from the main part of Arlington Cemetery, but definitely not worth visiting. As my wife, an Army veteran likes to say, "I was a soldier...not a female soldier. The days of WACs are long gone, and they should be."

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Do not miss this if you are at Arlington Cemetery (park in the cemetery visitors' lot). You will be amazed at what women did to serve their country so long ago, up to the present.

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Waterford Works, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

the trolley only drove passed it. I guess you could get off and walk up to it, but it was to hot. go during cooler weather.

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Otley West Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

As my wife is ex forces we visited here. We didn't know the place existed until we approached Arlington Cemetery and we weren't disappointed. Gave an insight as to what the ladies are doing and sacrificing for their Country. God bless them.

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Torrance
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

If you are heading to Arlington National don't miss this memorial as well. It is located within the grounds. Prepare for lots of walking if you are going to see this as well as Arlington.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Loved this Memorial. I loved that it not only remembers service of women in past wars and those that have died,but all those who have served and living women who are serving now. Fantastic displays and videos. Just brilliant.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Unless you have a strong affiliation, this is a statue like so many others...combine your visit with seeing JFK grave, change of the guard, and the Robt E Lee's Arlington House or Custis-Lee mansion.

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