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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.
Women were involved in many aspects of the war experience. However, since I am a nurse I was most interested in the story of the nurses in each war. Very nicely done. A wonderful tribute to those women who served.
This memorial is so worth visiting. There is so much history about women in the military. Inside there is a great display of uniforms over the years, a gift shop with lots of cute items, bathrooms, and the beautiful memorial outside.
So I don't know why I didn't know about this place before but it took watching a documentary about women who have served to tell me that there was a memorial for Women in Military Service. It is a great place to read about and...More
As a female veteran, donated when this museum was still being built. There isn't any noticeable advertisement when you enter Arlington, and it isn't mentioned on the tram tours. Too bad, because it's worthwhile and should be seen.
This is not a major museum but a very nice one with exhibits of interest. If you visit Arlington Cemetery, stop by and have a look. Plus nice rest rooms and AC in the summer! You can spend a little or a lot of time,...More
Our military reunion group had a luncheon here & there are many displays. It's pretty plain on the outside, but pleasant inside. We didn't go up,but were told there are fantastic views of Washington on the upper, glassed-in floor. It's good to remember the women...More
The Women in Military Service Memorial is close to the entrance of Arlington and pays tribute not just to the nurses and behind-the-scenes women in the early days of armed conflict but also the women who have served on the front lines as well.