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“Women in the military memorial”

Women in Military Service for America Memorial
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Arlington National Cemetery Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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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.
Reviewed October 10, 2013

This memorial is dedicated to all the women who have served in the military. It meant a lot to us since my mom was a Captain in WWII and received several Purple Hearts. She never made it to Arlington to see it but she was able to see pictures of it.

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Reviewed October 4, 2013

As ex-service personnel we found this memorial particularly moving. The memorial is in the grounds of Arlington but does not get advertised so not many people seem to be aware of ots existence. The memorial is very well done and there is a great deal of very moving accounts of real life experiences from some of the women mentioned in the memorial. More should be made of this gem of an exhibition which is extremely interesting. Go visit and pay your respects you will not regret it.

Thank Rav4England
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Reviewed October 1, 2013

this memorial in the arlington cemetary does not get enough publicity. i enjoyed it very much, and was especially moved by the diary of one of the nurses written in korea during the korean war

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Reviewed September 20, 2013

I didn't know this was there, I was very impressed, it is very well done. I was sitting in the entry and the large picture behind the desk changed when you looked at it from different directions. I think we forget that women have been a large part of so many wars, we think of them as nurses safe in safe hospitals not on front lines saving lives and fighting for our freedom the same as men

Thank Esther T
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Reviewed September 2, 2013

My mother was in the military, so when this Memorial was dedicated, we made sure to go and see it. I was impressed by the detail in the exhibitions. It is well-done and visually interesting. Unfortunately, it seems like the tour guides sort of treat it like an after-thought and don't "push" it. On my most recent tour of Arlington Cemetery, the guide barely mentioned it. Of course, I had to bring it up, so he talked about it a bit. It is air-conditioned, which is nice during the humid summer months.

Thank RestonVoyager
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